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New method for a controlled release of ophthalmic drugs

Scientists at the CSIC and the University of Zaragoza have developed a new formulation to achieve a controlled and sustained release of different drugs inside the eyeball. Industrial partners from the ophthalmic or pharmaceutical industry are being sought to collaborate through a patent licence agreement.

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Conversation with Frederic Bartumeus about a project to study the spread of Covid-19

We speak with Frederic Bartumeus, researcher at CEAB-CSIC and CREAF, who is co-leading a project to study the expansion of Covid-19 by geolocation with Javier Ramasco, from the Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems (CSIC and the Universidad de las Islas Baleares). The team studies the mobility of the population during confinement to obtain data on the risk of transmission.

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Conversation with researcher Anna Planas about her Covid-19 project

The CSIC launches a genetic study to identify the individual risk of developing severe forms of Covid-19. We converse about the project with Anna Planas, a CSIC researcher at the Institute of Biomedical Research of Barcelona (IIBB-CSIC).

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Conversation with researcher Pilar Marco about her Covid-19 project

We talk with Pilar Marco, leader of the Nanobiotechnology for Diagnostics Group at the Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia, about the project POC4COVID.

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Silicon technologies against Covid-19

In the Clean Room of the Barcelona Microelectronics Institute (IMB-CNM-CSIC) scientists are developing devices for COVID-1 diagnostic sensors. This work is part of two projects: Convat , led by ICN2, and POC4CoV, co-led by the Institute of Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC-CSIC) and the IMB-CNM, CSIC.

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