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New paper: Review on NSAIDS for TB

Lengthy, antimicrobial therapy targeting the pathogen is the mainstay of conventional tuberculosis treatment, complicated by emerging drug resistances. We have been working on Host-directed therapies, mainly in non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), since 2010.  In collaboration with our colleagues from the … Continue reading

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Do you want to work with us? we are looking for post-docs

We are looking for a bright, motivated post-doc to apply to theMarie Curie Sklodowska Programme 2016-17 European Fellowships. You can see most of our work in this blogsite, check our research lines,, our papers and the pictures! We want an … Continue reading

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Specialization Course in Clinical TB Management

A new edition of the  Specialization Course in Clinical TB Management will be soon launched in the Open University of Catalonia (UOC). Coordinated by Pr. Pere-Joan Cardona, and counting with Dr. Vilaplana as professor, this online course is open to … Continue reading

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PhD position – Do you want to work with us?

Thanks to the INPhINIT call of LaCaixa Foundation, we are happy to offer a PhD position in our lab. INPhINIT is a new doctoral fellowship programme devoted to attracting international Early-Stage Researchers to the top Spanish research centres. The Programme … Continue reading

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We wish you all happy season’s holidays – and a healthy, fruitful 2017!

2016 is about to come to its end, and before going on season’s holidays, we would like to share with all of you our achievements. This year, we have worked a lot, but also achieved a lot! We had 2 … Continue reading

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Fundraising event for TB patients

Promoted by Dr. Vilaplana, the UTE has been fundraising money to buy personal care products for TB inpatients staying at the Serveis Clinics Unit (SSCC), in Barcelona. This clinic is specialized in managing TB patients at risk of poverty or … Continue reading

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The FUITB has closed its art competition. Help them to decide the winners!

Visit their website to watch the illustrations and vote! We have the images. Please help us to decide the winners!

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