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13/02/2018 19:00
Last Saturday 10th February, we were invited to participate to the XII Annual Meeting of the Spanish Alternating Hemiplegia Syndrome Association, that was held at Hospital Sant Joan de Déu in Esplugues de Llobregat. During the meeting, we could explain how to perform the transition process from...
24/02/2017 00:00
Last 4th February, Dr Gamez participated as a speaker about the current state of research on ataxia and rare diseases in the 4th scientific meeting of ataxia in Catalonia. The meeting, that took place in the Casa del Mar, was organized by the Catalan Association of...
24/04/2016 17:51
From 15 to 21 of April took place in Vancouver, BC, Canada the 68th Annual Meeting  of American Academy of Neurology, the most important meeting about neurology in the world. This year, the neurologists Josep Gamez (Ph, MD) and Maria Salvdo (MD) presented the TTR Amyloidosis Phase...
13/11/2015 11:55
SOM Biotech, with headquarters at the Barcelona Science Park (PCB), and theVall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR) have successfully completed a Phase IIa proof-of-concept clinical trial in humans to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an innovative oral therapy for transthyretin amyloidosis...
27/10/2015 18:39
Dr. Josep Gámez, head of the Peripheral Nervous System group at Vall d’Hebron Institute of Research (VHIR) and coordinator of the Muscular and Rare Diseases Unit at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, gave the keynote speech of the 30th Spanish Conference on Neuromuscular Diseases, hosted...
01/02/2015 19:02
The 24 of January took place in the Auditorio de la Casa del Mar of Barcelona, the 3º Catalan Symposium on Ataxia organized by Associació Catalana d’Atàxies Hereditàries (ACAH). The conference had as objectives - among others,  to report on the latest research and clinical...
09/12/2014 00:00
The 5, 6 and 7 of December took place in Brussels the 25º International Symposium on ALS/MND.  The symposium this year atracted over 800 delegates, it was the largest medical and scientific conference specific to MND (Motor Neuron Disease) and the premier...
09/10/2014 12:01
For the first time in 30 years, the music parade “La Murga de la Llagosta” dedicated their celebration to the research in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), led at Vall d’Hebron Institute of Research (VHIR) by Dr. Josep Gámez.   Antonio Melgar suffers this devastating...
09/09/2014 00:00
The Ice Bucket Challenge has been, without a doubt, the viral of the summer and it has become a worldwide solidarity campaign thanks to the boost it has received by the social media. Anonymous people and, particularly, celebrities have made the initiative spread really fast. But, besides raising...
16/04/2014 12:04
  The Vall d'Hebron Institute of Research (VHIR) and the biopharmaceutical SOM Biotech, based at the Barcelona Science Park (PCB), have signed an agreement to jointly develop the clinical phase of a drug for transthyretin Amyloidosis (ATTR). The collaboration starts...