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A sensor allows monitoring renal lithiasis at home

A robust, precise and low-cost sensor allows accurate and quick analysis of urinary pH testing. Developed at the Instituto de Microelectrónica de Barcelona (IMB-CNM) of the CSIC, it will be implemented within the first easy-to-use device, suitable for use by lithiasic patients at home. This device is being developed by the company Devicare and is based on a patent by the Universitat de les Illes Balears.

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ComFuturo, partnership between companies and science

The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Fundación General CSIC have launched the program ComFuturo, which supposes an alliance between the CSIC and the companies.

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A peptide that restores telomerase activity, proxime accessit in the best patents competition

A patent obtained by CSIC, and two spanish universities (UAM and UPV) has been distinguished as a proxime accessit in the the madri+d best patents competition. The development, a peptide that can restore the telomerase function, is a good example of new medical research based on cellular therapies. The scientists, Rosario Perona and her team, are co-working with the company Advanced Medical Projects to transform that protein fragment into a drug.

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