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Putting the patient at the centre of tuberculosis management

  The UTE is participating in a European project that aims to design a new medical algorithm for tuberculosis treatment management. The project, Stratified Medicine Algorithm for host-directed therapy in tuberculosis (SMA-TB, GA 847762), will run a clinical trial to … Continue reading

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UTE’s PhD student Lili Arias at the Faber Residency

Our PhD student Lilibeth Arias is now at the Faber Faber, the Arts, Sciences and Humanities Residency of Catalonia, thanks to an individual residencies grant. Faber is a place in Olot for professionals from the Arts, Sciences or Humanities fields (writers, translators, artists … Continue reading

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News!

Hello again! We have not been writing a lot lately…but we have been working a lot! Our PhD students presented their work in several places. Lilibeth Arias, Paula Cardona and Marte Dragset went to the MycoZar meeting in Zaragoza, hosted … Continue reading

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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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