• Early Life Experiences. Vulnerability or Resilience?
    25/10/2016 to 26/10/2016
    Mental health disorders are the leading cause of disability in western countries accounting for 25 percent of all years of life lost due to disability and premature mortality. The World Economic Forum recognized that mental disorders have emerged as the single largest health cost, with global...Llegeix més
  • 13/10/2016 to 14/10/2016
    Over the past few years, the genomes and transcriptomes of thousands of tumors have been sequenced. This information has revealed an enormous diversity of tumor genotypes and it is helping personalize the treatments of cancer patients. However, despite these advances, it remains a major challenge...Llegeix més
  • Plant Proteostasis. Towards a Green Based Industry
    27/09/2016 to 28/09/2016
    The negative impact on environment and economy resulting from the use of non-renewable energy sources and plastic pollution, together with the limited availability of fossil-derived products, are the driving forces to make a major effort for achieving a sustainable production and conversion of...Llegeix més
  • BDebate Blindness Macula foto
    06/09/2016 to 07/09/2016
    Blindness is a major global health challenge because of the enormous impact it has on patients and their families, and their important socio-economic consequences. Besides the great emotional impact that this implies for patients and their families, also means the inability to pursue education, to...Llegeix més
  • 30/06/2016 to 01/07/2016
    The human microbiome is essential for human health and body functioning. In recent times we have started to elucidate the enormous scientific and therapeutic potential of the human microbiome in almost all medical fields. This event, jointly organized by B·Debate, an initiative of Biocat and Obra...Llegeix més
  • 07/04/2016 to 08/04/2016
    Resistance to therapy is the principal cause of failure to cure cancer patients. Despite major advances in understanding the molecular basis of cancer obtained during recent years, there are very few examples of the clinical translation of therapeutic strategies against resistance. Different...Llegeix més
  • Connecting the Growing Brain. Understanding Neuropaediatric Diseases
    26/11/2015 to 27/11/2015
    It is estimated that up to 20% of children and teenagers could suffer of neurological and psychiatric affections, and as it is one of the most complex fields of human biology, the continue growing and change only add difficulty. Traditionally diseases have been classified from a collection of...Llegeix més
  • Coding and Non-Coding Functions of the Genome. 2015 BCEC
    29/10/2015 to 30/10/2015
    The 3rd of the five meetings planned in the series of Barcelona Conferences on Epigenetics and Cancer (BCEC) will be co-organized by B·Debate and the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG). The 2015 BCEC will integrate the burgeoning field of epigenetics with the underlying processes of chromatin...Llegeix més
  • Brain Health. From Genes to Behaviour, Improving Our Life
    06/10/2015 to 07/10/2015
    In the last 50 years, the number of deaths in the United States for cardiovascular problems has decreased drastically, the same has happened with cancer, infectious diseases… Conversely, brain diseases problems are increasing, at the same time social annoyance due to demographic change is also...Llegeix més
  • Future Tools for Biomedical Research. In Vitro, in Silico and in Vivo Disease Modeling
    01/10/2015 to 02/10/2015
    The increasing costs of biomedical research and drug discovery and the continually rising numbers of compound failures provoke an urgent need for novel tools for basic research and preclinical testing of drugs. The cross-breeding of nanotechnologies, life and computational sciences is harnessing...Llegeix més