The PT Program is an external quality control that provides the necessary tools to verify the precision and accuracy of work methods, as well as the efficiency of biological sample processing methods.
Our main objective is the creation of a virtual biobank through the development of a Web Application (AW) that allows publishing and classifying the biobank collections according to the number of samples for each type and that incorporates their basic clinical associated information.
On December 18, the "National Multiple Sclerosis Day" is celebrated to highlight the situation of those affected by this chronic neurodegenerative disease.
Multiple sclerosis is a disease of unknown cause, characterized by multiple lesions in the central nervous system. The loss of the substance that surrounds the nerves, known as myelin, is the most characteristic feature. These lesions do not all appear at the same time, but rather in outbreaks.
HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It damages your immune system by destroying a type of white blood cell that helps your body fight infection. This puts you at risk of serious infections and certain types of cancer. AIDS stands for acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. It is the final stage of HIV infection. It occurs when the body's immune system is severely damaged by the virus. Not all people with HIV develop AIDS.
Lung cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the lungs. The lungs are two spongy organs located in the chest that take in oxygen when you breathe in and release carbon dioxide when you breathe out. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide.
Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of the pancreas, an organ in the abdomen that lies behind the lower part of the stomach. The most common type of cancer that forms in the pancreas begins in the cells that line the tubes that carry digestive enzymes out of the pancreas (pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma).
MARBiobanc has participated in the I Workshop of the Platform ISCIII Biobanks and Biomodels that took place in Santander on October 27 and 28, 2022.
The ISCIII Biobanks and Biomodels Platform is an initiative of the Carlos III Health Institute.
Breast cancer is a malignant cell proliferation that originates in the mammary gland.
Breast cancer can be diagnosed today in the early stages (those in which no symptoms have yet been noticed). Mammography has been shown to be the most effective test for early detection of this cancer.
The Barcelona Biomedical Research Park will reopen its doors to the public next Saturday, October 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Scientists and all the staff of the PRBB centers will explain what we do, how we do it and where we do it.
We propose you spend a good day, having fun with science and visiting a great infrastructure of the city and the people who work there.
All for free and for the whole family.
Every September 21, World Alzheimer's Day is celebrated, proclaimed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and supported by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI). According to WHO data, this disease is the most common form of dementia: it is estimated that it represents between 60% and 70% of cases.