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Winners 2022/2023 Research Call

Winners 2022/2023 Research Call

The Expert Panel met on the 27th of October 2022 to assess the projects that would be eligible for the 2022/2023 Research Call.

In this edition of the Call, 26 projects were received, 11 choose research call Josep Bombardó Navinés, intended for established researchers and 15 choose research call Dionís Torres Segura, intended for emerging researchers.

After several rounds of selection processes, the final score was set. Projects that obtained the highest score in each category were:

Beca Josep Bombardó Navinés. Established researchers

Títol: “Identification and characterization of novel chromatin-targeting compounds that synergize with chemotherapy to overcome resistance in metastatic colorectal cancer.”

Author: Dra. Sonia Forcales Fernández

Center: Chromatin Dynamics in Cancer and Cell fate
Facultat de Medicina. Universitat de Barcelona

Dionís Torres Segura Emerging researchers

Títol: “Targeting ribosomal biogenesis and cell autonomous inflammation as a novel differentiation therapy in colorectal càncer”.

Author: Dr. Joffrey Pelletier

Research group leader: Dr. Eduard Batlle

Center: Laboratori Colorectal Cancer. Fundació Institut de Recerca Biomèdica (IRB Barcelona

The Patronage of the Foundation on proposal from the Scientific Committee approved the granting of two fellowship grants, valued each at 60,000 €, one for every of the two above mentioned projects.
The research will take place during the academic years 2023 and 2024.

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30 october 2022