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Erwin Wagner, director del Programa de Biología Celular del Cáncer

A project that studies chronic systemic inflammation receives EU funding

Madrid, 10 April, 2017

Erwin Wagner, Director of the Cancer Cell Biology Programme at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), has been awarded an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to study Chronic Systemic Inflammation, a major health problem that causes morbidity and mortality associated with pathologies of the immune system and cancer.“The aim of this research proposal is to substantially advance our understanding of whole-organism physiology in relation to systemic inflammation as...

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Firma acuerdo CNIO-PharmaMar

CNIO and PharmaMar have signed a collaboration agreement to identify new anti-tumour therapies

Madrid, 21 March, 2017

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) and PharmaMar (MSE:PHM) have signed a collaboration agreement which consists in the implementation of new screening tests to characterise potential anti-tumour compounds of marine origin.This agreement was presented at a ceremony held at the CNIO headquarters in the presence of Dr María A. Blasco, CNIO Director; Ms Carmen Vela Olmo, Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation, and President of the Board of the CNIO; and Mr José...

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Una habitación propia

A play at a cancer research centre

Madrid, 1 March, 2017

The stage of the CNIO auditorium has hosted some of the world's most illustrious scientists. Nobel laureates, political leaders, cultural icons… However, on 7 March, the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) will become a theatre. On occasion of the International Women’s Day, and promoted by the centre's Women in Science and Engineering Office (WISE), a single performance of 'A Room of One's Own’, a stage adaptation of the work by Virginia Woolf, will be offered.In this work, Woolf...

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Primary and secondary brain tumors

World-renowed brain tumour experts gather at the CNIO

Madrid, 16 February, 2017

Brain tumours are going to be the key players at the upcoming CNIO-"La Caixa" Foundation Frontiers Meetings (CFM), which will bring together 130 experts from around the world to address, from a multidisciplinary perspective, all aspects related to this heterogeneous and complex pathology. The meeting will take place from 19 to 22 February in the auditorium of the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO)."Primary and secondary brain tumours are an unmet clinical need," explains Manuel...

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ASISA Vida y Amigos del CNIO, unidos por la investigación del cáncer

ASISA Vida and 'CNIO Friends’ join forces for cancer research

Madrid, 30 January, 2017

The Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) has signed a collaboration agreement with ASISA Vida linked to a new product launched by this company. It is an insurance policy for women, which includes specific coverage of gynaecological cancer. Thanks to the awareness the insurance company has for this issue, 5% of the premiums of ASISA Vida Mujer will be donated to the 'CNIO Friends’ initiative to fund cancer research.ASISA Vida has, therefore, become a member of the 'CNIO...

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Excelentes

'Excelentes': A book of portraits on ideas that drive the world

Madrid, 27 January, 2017

Where do the ideas that expand our vision of the world come from? What lies behind discoveries, technological progress, great social change? The answer is: people. People with ideas, with emotions, and with a way of processing reality. However, when a discovery is announced, the intangible spark with which that advance originated is hardly ever mentioned, nor the mental process involved in the minds of those who made it possible. Were there any doubts? What role did perseverance, inspiration,...

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Maria A. Blasco, directora del CNIO

Maria Blasco, Doctor 'honoris causa' by the University of Alicante

Madrid, 26 January, 2017

On Friday 27 January, the University of Alicante shall confer the Honorary Degree of Doctor honoris causa upon Maria A. Blasco, Director of the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO). She will be the eleventh woman to be conferred this honour by this academic institution in its 37 years of existence.The ceremony will take place at 12:00 in the auditorium of the University and will be chaired by the Rector. The Vice-Rector for Research and Knowledge Transfer, Amparo Navarro, will be...

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La ciencia que hicimos en 2016

The year in summary: The science we did in 2016

Madrid, 30 December, 2016

In 2016, the laboratories of the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) generated a great amount of knowledge. The scientific productivity, with a high percentage of papers published in high impact journals, remains high quality. This is reflected in rankings, such as Nature Index or Mapping Scientific Excellence, which placed the CNIO among the top 10 cancer research centres in the world. It is impossible to outline all the studies conducted by our researchers so, therefore, we have...

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Imagen ganadora del Lab Day

The CNIO is celebrating its findings this year rewarding its young researchers

Madrid, 1 December, 2016

The sixth edition of the already traditional Lab Day event of the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) has been held today, Thursday, 1 December. It is an opportunity to learn about CNIO´s greatest achievements this year, exchange ideas, and, for the youngest, obtain experience in the art of presenting their own work in an attractive and understandable manner. It has also been an occasion to celebrate the recognition of research excellence during the presentation of six...

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