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Immune System of Vultures

08.05.2004

Navarre - The researcher at the Institute for Agrobiotechnology Natural Resources in Navarre, José Manuel Pérez de la Lastra, has been chosen by the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) as candidate for the EURYI prize. The project presented by Pérez de la Lastra involves the study of the molecular base of the innate immune system of vultures.
EURYI (European Programme of Contracts for Young Investigators) is an initiative of EUROHORCS, the organisation that brings together the main research bodies of the EU, by which 25 promising young investigators are empowered to create their own research team in Europe. To this end, they will receive between Euro150,000 and Euro250,000 annually each. The EURYI prize has a total funding that lies between Euro750,000 and Euro1,250,000 over five years.
Apart from the interest in knowing more about the organic functioning of this protected species - even though the study is being carried out with genetic databanks and not with vultures - this research may have applications of great interest to human medicine. If it proves that the re-ceptors in the vultures are better than those of humans, their use can be patented to create biosensors and new molecules.

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Granada - Alentia Biotech, a joint venture of Spanish pharmaceuticals companies Laboratorios Farmaceuticos Rovi SA and Ferrer, will invest €92m in the construction of a flu vaccines plant in Granada. The annual production...

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Madrid - Spain unveiled a grand alliance between all stakeholders in biomedicine to foster innovation in the sector. Minister of Science and Innovation, Cristina Garmendia, met the representatives of institutions, public research...

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18.08.2011

Vinaros – The Italian company Transactiva failed to start a field trial of a genetically modified rice variant in southeastern Spain. Although the National Commission on Biosafety had approved the field trial, the Committee on...

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Madrid/Ingelheim – Pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has cleared the way for Spanish rival Almirall and ended a long-standing patent squabble, although the reconciliation was not exactly voluntary. Behind the scenes,...

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Madrid – Spain is working to establish itself as a European hotspot for bio­energy production. The country’s Abengoa Bioenergia Nuevas Tecnologias, a subsidiary of Abengoa Bioenergy, will lead an international consortium in the...

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Madrid – Noscira, a Madrid-based company looking for Alzheimer treatments in marine life forms, raised a19m in a private placement of 3.8 million shares at EUR5 to existing and new investors. The main stakeholder is Zeltia S.A,...

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