Dr. Jaume Folch is investigating the origin of Alzheimer disease in collaboration with the Universitat de Barcelona. Several studies carried out with animal models show that diet is a key factor for the occurrence of the most common type of such dementia. Specifically, the diabetes during adulthood (type 2 diabetes) would be a determining factor leading to neuronal death and the characteristic memory loss of Alzheimer.


Francisco Sánchez Soberón obtained the PhD degree with the highest qualitification Excellent Cum Laude.


As a part of the dissemination plan, TecnATox researchers are currently giving talks to the general population.

The MELODI Board wants to reward each year one young researcher, active in the domains covered by the activities of the MELODI Association, in order to raise more attention for research in the domain of low doses of ionizing radiation in a broader sense, and to stimulate young researchers to be active and to publish in this domain of activities. You can find more information at the Announcement and Rules for administration of a MELODI Award and at MELODI'S website. DEADLINEJune 15, 2018.

Rovira J, Hernández-Aguilera A, Luciano-Mateo F, Cabré N, Baiges-Gaya G, Nadal M, Martín-Paredero V, Camps J, Joven J, Domingo JL.Biol Trace Elem Res. 2018 Mar 10. doi: 10.1007/s12011-018-1298-x.

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