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The IDIBGI Biobank unveils a website for the scientific community and donors

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The IDIBGI Biobank has presented a new website, as part of its 5th anniversary, with contents addressed both to researchers in the field of biomedicine as well as patients interested in making a donation. The intuitive, easy-to-browse website contains information about the Biobank (what it does, its organisational structure, quality control policy, collaborating entities, news…), […]

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The IDIBGI Biobank celebrates five years

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The IDIBGI Biobank will celebrate the fifth anniversary in a ceremony held on 26 October, from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m., in the Auditorium of the Martí i Julià Hospital Park in Salt (Girona). More information coming soon Sign up

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The IDIBGI Biobank already includes 50,000 biological samples

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The IDIBGI Biobank now contains 50,000 biological samples coming from approximately 3,000 donors from the counties of Girona which range from blood, faeces, and adipose tissue to tumours. These samples are used for research into diseases such as cancer, metabolic disorders and multiple sclerosis. “Where there is research and an established hospital, a biobank is […]

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The IDIBGI Biobank for biomedical research on TV3

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The TV3 news station has dedicated a report to the IDIBGI Biobank explaining the biobank’s essential work to advance the research into widespread diseases. The programme has also announced the start of the collection of samples (blood and derivatives, urine…) from patients who suffer any type of dementia to create a new collection that will […]

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Manuel M. Morente, one of the leading experts on biobanks, visits Hospital Trueta

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Dr Manuel M. Morente, president of the European, Middle Eastern and African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking (ESBB) and coordinator of the Spanish National Biobank Network, visited the Dr Josep Trueta University Hospital of Girona on Thursday to give a conference about the role that biobanks play in the medical and research sector. The speech […]

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Aina Rodríguez on Cadena SER: “The goal is to collaborate in a network with all the biobanks in Spain”

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Cadena SER Catalunya has interviewed Dr Aina Rodríguez, coordinator of the IDIBGI Biobank, on the Hora L programme. The IDIBGI Biobank forms part of the Catalan Biobank Network and Spanish National Biobank Network. Rodríguez remarked during the talk with the journalist Manel Castillo that the goal is to establish a collaborative network with all the […]

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IDIBGI has created a biobank for human biological samples

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The first biobank from the counties of Girona has been set up after the Department of Health of the Government of Catalonia conceded the authorization for the constitution and functioning of the Biobank of the Dr Josep Trueta Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBGI). The new IDIBGI Biobank aims to collect and store human biological samples […]

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