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The IBUB organizes a conference on metabolic diseases

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The IBUB organizes a conference on metabolic diseases

Tomorrow, Friday April 17, the conference «Advances in Research on Metabolic Diseases» will take place in the Aula Magna auditorium of the School of Biology. Jointly organized by the UB's Institute of Biomedicine, located at the Barcelona Science Park, and the Sant Joan de Déu Foundation, the conference aims to disseminate the current state of knowledge in this field, and is framed within the strategic collaboration program that both organizations are boosting to promote translational research in this area.

The IBUB, which is part of the UB, is directed by professor Francesc Villarroya of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the School of Biology. With an interdisciplinary vocation and integrating orientation, the Institute provides a new research platform to promote research in biomedicine and life sciences at the UB. The Institute is comprised of scientific teams of a high research level from the schools of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy of the University of Barcelona that boast scientific production indicators and procurement of high-level resources within the setting of biomedical research in Catalonia and Europe.

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