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Are we prepared to combat the pandemic and other emerging infections?

In order to assess what we have learned from this pandemic, what current tools and technologies are available and how we can act to be better prepared for new infections in the future, some of the best international experts have gathered virtually at the CaixaResearch Conference "Pandemics: Overcoming Covid-19 and Preparing for the Future" on 16-17 November 2021 online. Here is a summary.

24.03.2021

This March is ending with a sudden sad farewell to Josep Baselga, a major global touchstone from the BioRegion in oncological research and the treatment of breast cancer and one of the prime driving forces behind the concept of personalized medicine.

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25.02.2021

This February has been marked, to a large extent, by the European recovery funds that are keeping a close eye on the BioRegion. And in hospitals, activity continues to keep up the pace of research.

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Remote working in the BioRegion: a new reality that is here to stay?

Last March, the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic put mobility and social life on hold in most of the world, however in biotech and healthcare, things didn’t stop at all. It was just the opposite, in fact, with activity ramping up. But the pandemic has forced the sector to turn to new ways of working and, in some cases, seem they’re here to stay. 

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25.01.2021

During January the vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna have been administrated. In the BioRegion, the year got off to a strong start for a good number of startups, which have received funding, and for some local pharmaceutical corporations.

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26.01.2021

Companies, startups and TTOs in the BioRegion will get significant discounts in the registration price.

22.12.2020

Covid-19 pandemic has boosted cutting-edge research and innovation, reaching a record investment for companies in the BioRegion 

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18.12.2020

One in four people in the world have a psychiatric or neurological condition. The course Brain Health for Life. Preventing Brain-Related Disability, promoted by EIT Health and organized by Biocat, the ”la Caixa” Foundation and Institut Guttmann, raised awareness of the latest studies on brain health with some of the top researchers in the world.