University of Barcelona

The University of Barcelona (UB)was established in 1450 in Barcelona, Spain. It is ranked in the Top 200 Universities world-wide. UB has 109 departments and more than 5,000 full-time researchers. UB has over 240 research groups, and receives a significant number of national and European grants each year. The Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy, Chemistry and Mathematics are acclaimed throughout Europe. UB has undergraduate, graduate and professional students totaling more than 62,000.

Address
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 585 08007 Barcelona, Spain
Website
http://www.ub.edu/homeub/en/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Barcelona

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Surgery

Researchers describe a new anatomic structure in the ankle

According to the guidelines of human anatomy, the ligaments in the ankle are grouped by two ligament complexes: The first is the lateral collateral ligament in the side of the joint formed by three independent ligaments. ...

Cardiology

Non-invasive stent monitoring techniques tested

A multi-institutional collaborative of researchers has created a new field probe for noninvasive and non-ionizing monitoring of the presence of metallic stents as well as their potential structural failures through microwave ...

Sleep apnea

Sleep apnea could favour tumor growth at young ages

A scientific study, conducted with animal models, states that sleep apnea can favour lung cancer growth in young individuals. Thus, aging would be a protecting factor against the fast tumor development, induced by this sleep ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

First photoactive drug to fight Parkinson's disease

An international team has designed the first potentially therapeutic photoactive drug, MRS7145, to fight Parkinson's disease, according to the new article in Journal of Controlled Release.

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