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Three LIN members have defended their doctoral thesis

In april and may three LIN members have defended their doctoral thesis. Victor Llombart:  “Aplicaciones proteómicas para el descubrimiento de biomarcadores diagnósticos en ictus” Alejandro Bustamante: “Condicionantes pronósticos del ictus isquémico: utilidad de los biomarcadores sanguíneos en su predicción” Cristina Merino: “Identificación de biomarcadores en el ictus hemorrágico y su estudio funcional en modelos experimentales” Congratulations […]

First chinese student becomes Doctor at VHIR

First chinese student becomes Doctor at VHIR China Scholarship Council (CSC) is periodically launching a call for granting talented chinese students to go abroad  to conduct their doctoral studies in foreign countries. LIN has come up with one of these students, Feifei Ma, who has been doing her research work under the supervision of Dr. […]

LIN will coordinate a project funded by La Marató de TV3 in its 2014 edition.

TITLE:   Atrial Fibrillation Research in Catalonia (AFRICAT): Sequential Clinic-Electro-Biological Screening among high risk individuals.   It is a coordinated project with three subprojects:   Joan Montaner Villalonga Institut de Recerca Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron Ángel Alonso Pedrote Martínez Hospitales Universitarios Virgen del Rocío – Sevilla Josep Lluís Clua Espuny CAP El Temple – Institut […]

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Immunomodulation by interleukin-33 is protective in stroke through modulation of inflammation. Korhonen P, Kanninen KM, Lehtonen Š, Lemarchant S, Puttonen KA, Oksanen M, Dhungana H, Loppi S, Pollari E, Wojciechowski S, Kidin I, García-Berrocoso T, Giralt D, Montaner J, Koistinaho J, Malm T. Brain Behav Immun. 2015 Jun 22. pii: S0889-1591(15)00166-X. doi: 10.1016/j.bbi.2015.06.013. [Epub ahead […]

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Short-Term Blood Pressure Variability Relates to the Presence of Subclinical Brain Small Vessel Disease in Primary Hypertension. Filomena J, Riba-Llena I, Vinyoles E, Tovar JL, Mundet X, Castañé X, Vilar A, López-Rueda A, Jiménez-Baladó J, Cartanyà A, Montaner J, Delgado P. Hypertension. 2015 Jun 22. pii: HYPERTENSIONAHA.115.05440. [Epub ahead of print]

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Sequential Amyloid-β Degradation by the Matrix Metalloproteases MMP-2 and MMP-9. Hernandez-Guillamon M, Mawhirt S, Blais S, Montaner J, Neubert TA, Rostagno A, Ghiso J. J Biol Chem. 2015 Jun 12;290(24):15078-91.

International collaboration between VHIR and UAB for Cerebral Infarction treatment

http://www.uab.cat/web/sala-de-premsa/detall-de-noticia/col-laboracio-internacional-de-la-uab-i-el-vhir-per-al-tractament-de-l-8217-infart-cerebral-1345667174054.html?noticiaid=1345686475372   The Neurovascular Diseases group of Vall d’hebron Institute of Research (VHIR) and the Institut de Neurociències UAB have signed a collaborative agreement with the Japanese company R-Tech Ueno, to develop a novel VAP-1 inhibitor for treatment of cerebral infarction. RTU-009 is a novel VAP-1 inhibitor, having an anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective effect. It is […]

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High daytime and nighttime ambulatory pulse pressure predict poor cognitive function and mild cognitive impairment in hypertensive individuals. Riba-Llena I, Nafría C, Filomena J, Tovar JL, Vinyoles E, Mundet X, Jarca CI, Vilar-Bergua A, Montaner J, Delgado P. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2015 May 13. doi: 10.1038/jcbfm.2015.90. [Epub ahead of print]