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March 20, 2020

Nanoscale has published one of the first outcomes of the MAGBBRIS project: the synthesis of PLGA nanocapsules for drug delivery functionalized with three different contrast agents for medical imaging techniques. The nanocapsules can be safely administered intravenously and their biodistribution in vivo can be visualized in real time using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), fluorescence (blue and ne...

January 20, 2020

Anna Roig, from the Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites Group at the Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC) attended the IV International Symposium on Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials and Applications 2020 (ISN2A-2020) in Caparica, Portugal. She was invited to present results form the MAGBBRIS project as a keynote speaker in a presentation entitled "Multimodal Nanocapsules for Brain Repa...

December 13, 2019

Alba Grayston was the winner in the pre-doctoral category of the poster session in the 13th annual Scientific Meeting at Vall d'Hebron Research Institute. The poster entitled ‘Intraarterial administration of Endothelial Progenitor Cell secretome in magnetized nanocapsules as a targeted cell-free therapy after stroke’ was selected for the first prize from over 60 posters submitted.

After the designa...

November 18, 2019

The French Society for the Study of Blood-Brain Interfaces (SEISC) conducted their 2019 Annual Meeting at CEA-Service hospitalier Frédéric Joliot in Orsay the 15th of November.

Rodrigo Azevedo Loiola, postdoctoral fellow from LBHE, performed an oral presentation on the effect of EPC secretome on the blood-brain barrier (BBB) structure. This talk is the fruit of the latest work at the BBB Laboratory...

November 5, 2019

During the beginning of November 2019,  VHIR members Anna Rosell and Alba Grayston travelled to Santiago de Compostela for the Invictus congress.  The Invictus+ network, part of the Spanish Carlos III Health Institute, leads research in cerebrovascular diseases since 2006 and brings together stroke units and academic groups of 22 health research institutes, hospitals and universities....

November 4, 2019

Luca Presotto, PhD, a researcher in physics at the nuclear medicine unit of San Raffaele hospital, has presented two posters at the Medical Imaging Conference (MIC) organized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers held in Manchester (UK). 

The first poster was entitled "3D Spatial Resolution Proprieties of Molecubes β-Cube: Characterization with Different Isotopes " and involves t...

July 16, 2019

During the 15-16th of July 2019, Fabien Gosselet from the blood-brain barrier laboratory of Artois University, welcomed the rest of the MAGBBRIS project members in the beautiful Jean Perrin faculty in Lens, France. 

This one year meeting allowed us to update each other about our ongoing work and gave us the necessary opportunity to discuss our latest results and how to face the upcoming challenges....

May 28, 2019

During late May 2019, Euronanomed hosted in Bratislava a Review Seminar for projects funded in the 2015, 2016 and 2017 joint Calls. Of course, MAGBBRIS project had it's representation on it: consortium coordinator Anna Rosell presented the top achievements during the first year of our ongoing work with endothelial progenitor cell secretome encapsulation and tracking.

During the poster exhibition he...

May 23, 2019

Alba Grayston, PhD. student at the Vall d'Hebron Research Institute Neurovascular Research group, has presented a poster at the European Stroke Organisation Conference (ESOC).  

The poster was entitled "Intraarterial administration of therapeutic Endothelial Progenitor Cell secretome in biocompatible magnetized nanocapsules for sustained release in a mouse model of transient cer...

May 10, 2019

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Anna Roig was invited as Visiting Professor at the Biomedical Engineering Department of Jinan University (Guangzhou, China). She was hosted by Dr. Siming Yu, who did his PhD at the ICMAB in the Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites group.  During this trip, she also visited Tianjin University hosted by Dr. Pengfei Niu also a former PhD at the NN group.

At both places she gave at ta...

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