An alternative RT-PCR test for COVID-19 detection validated


A network of scientists from various UPV/EHU departments, Ikerbasque, Achucarro and the Biofisika Bizkaia Foundation, together with research personnel from the BioCruces and Bioaraba Institutes, have managed to fine-tune an RT-PCR test designed to detect COVID-19, which could...

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Large European project to investigate the synthesis of luminescent carbon nanoparticles


The European Research Council has awarded one of the prestigious Advanced Grants to Maurizio Prato, Ikerbasque researcher and leader of the CIC biomaGUNE Carbon Bionanotechnology group, to develop a project that pursues the synthesis of luminescent carbon nanoparticles, with useful properties...

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A novel experimental model for the study of metastatic prostate cancer


A CIC bioGUNE team led by Arkaitz Carracedo, PhD in Biology, Ikerbasque research professor, associate professor at the University of the Basque Country and researcher from the Spanish Cancer Research Network (CIBERONC), has shown that a specific combination of genetic...

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New synthetic conjugates to inhibit cystogenesis in polycystic liver disease


Txus Bañales, Ikerbasque researcher at Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Biodonostia along with Fernando Cossio, Scienfic Director of Ikerbasque, have published a paper showing the therapeutic capacity of novel UDCA-derived HDC6 inhibitors for the treatment of experimental...

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2020 ERC review in Euskadi


In 2007, the European Commission created the European Research Council (ERC) with the aim of promoting excellent basic science in Europe, supporting the best researchers from all fields and of any nationality who carry on research at the frontiers of knowledge. The ERC...

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