May 22, 2018

What is your current role in ADVANCE(CAT) and how would you value this experience?

My role is the one of a coordinator, ADVANCE(CAT) gathers 18 different institutions that have decided to join forces to accelerate the development of Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (...

May 14, 2018

Retina. New treatments to cure blindness is in CosmoCaixa Top Ciència space, the area of the renowned center of "La Caixa" Welfare Projects, dedicated to the latest scientific advances. CosmoCaixa is a leading centre in Barcelona in the promotion of science and the BMF...

May 9, 2018

Our partner Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute (IGTP) has recently published a paper titled “Nanosized UCMSC-derived extracellular vesicles but not conditioned medium exclusively inhibit the inflammatory response of stimulated T cells: implications for nanomedici...

April 23, 2018

Today 23rd of April, it is St George’s Day, or Sant Jordi as know it in Catalonia, an event full of traditions. Books and roses are given to our loved ones: familiars, partners and friends.

Advance(CAT) also wants to celebrate this festivity so we offer a list of 10 boo...

April 19, 2018

"Human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC) for research in regenerative medicine: a hands-on course" is a course that will take place in Centre de Medicina Regenerativa de Barcelona (CMR[B]) installations on 9th of May 2018.

This course, almost based in practice is t...

March 23, 2018

ADVANCE(CAT) consortium’s first meeting of 2018, held to present the latest scientific developments in the promotion of advanced therapies in Catalonia and to set the challenges for the future. The consortium, which is a project led by the University of Barcelona (UB)...

March 14, 2018

The 10th edition of the UniStem Day Event “the long and fascinating trip of stem cell research” will take place on March 16th 2018 at 9:00 AM. This is an international event for high school students dedicated to the dissemination of stem cell science and research.

The e...

March 20, 2017

On March 2017 a leading international study part of the ADVANCE(CAT) project was published. Led by the University of Barcelona and pharmaceutical company Ferrer, the study demonstrates that Huntington disease may cause alterations in neurons that begin developing in th...

March 2, 2017

The ADVANCE(CAT) project, led by the University of Barcelona, was launched to create an accelerator to develop advanced therapies in Catalonia by setting up a network of Catalan centers involved in this type of work. The project aims to innovate and quickly advance fro...

November 15, 2016

Enabling the arrival of advanced therapies from pre-clinical stages to industrial production and clinical application: this is the objective of ADVANCE(CAT) project, led by the University of Barcelona (UB) and Ferrer, and build up by eighteen entities of the health fie...

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