The Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) is a biomedical research institute of excellence. It combines clinical and basic research in order to accelerate the translation of the knowledge to the benefit of the patients.
Founded in 1996, it is a public consortium formed by the Generalitat de Catalunya, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Barcelona and the CSIC’s Barcelona Biomedical Research Institute.
The research activities of IDIBAPS are structured into five areas, these encompassing more than 100 groups and 1,000 people devoted to research.
Several activities were organized to commemorate the 20th anniversary of IDIBAPS in which the research community and the society were invited to participate:
“European Research Council: an opportunity” presented by Professor Andreu Mas-Colell.
20 years of research in Parkinson, AIDS, diabetes, lymphoid malignancies, cardiac arrhythmia, liver diseases...
Cutting-edge research: CRISPR-CAS, Artificial Intelligence...
On November 18th, about 300 people gathered in the inner courtyard Beatriu de Pinós where the celebration of the 20th anniversary of IDIBAPS was held.
The celebration continued in the afternoon, when about 400 people, relatives and workers, were able to get a better understanding of the work of IDIBAPS and visit the laboratories of the Esther Koplowitz Center and Cellex.