Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute is an International Research Institute whose mission is to investigate fundamental, epidemiological, preventive, clinical and translational aspects of leukemia, lymphoma, and other hematologic malignancies.

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Study identifies a key protein in blood vessel growth

Blood vessels are responsible for the appropriate and efficient delivery of nutrients and oxygen to the whole body. To do so, they must grow and branch to reach every cell in a process called angiogenesis. The precise regulation ...

A known environmental hazard can change the epigenetics of cells

Epigenetics, the chemical mechanisms that control the activity of genes, allows our cells, tissues and organs to adapt to the changing circumstances of the environment around us. This advantage can become a drawback, though, ...