Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer - IDIBAPS - News Researchers from IDIBAPS and CRG, awarded with an ERC Synergy grant to unravel chronic lymphocytic leukemia The European Research Council (ERC) today announced the results of the 2018 Synergy Grants call for proposals. The aim of Synergy Grants is to address ambitious research questions that can only be answered by the coordinated work of a small group of two to four principal investigators and their teams, bringing together their complementary skills, knowledge and resources. The ultimate goal of the scheme is to give support to a close collaborative interaction that will enable transformative research at the forefront of science, capable of yielding groundbreaking or even unpredictable scientific results and/or cross-fertilizing disciplines. ]]> October 23, 2018 Sleep apnea could favour tumor growth at young ages A scientific study led by researchers at Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS, the University of Barcelona and the CIBERES, conducted with animal models, states that sleep apnea can favour lung cancer growth in young individuals. Aging would be a protecting factor against the fast tumor development, induced by this sleep alteration. ]]> September 19, 2018