A paradoxical proinflammatory effect of endocannabinoids in the brain discovered

A paradoxical proinflammatory effect of endocannabinoids in the brain discovered

The results of the study in mice are contrary to what had been observed to date in other areas of the brain where endocannabinoids play an anti-inflammatory role.


Mechanical forces control cell fate during brain formation

Mechanical forces control cell fate during brain formation

During the embryonic development of the brain, the cells that are between adjacent segments detect the mechanical forces generated during morphogenesis to regulate the balance between progenitor stem cells and differentiated neurons.


Exposure to Air Pollution Among Women in Mozambique Greatly Intensified by the Use of Kerosene Lamps

Exposure to Air Pollution Among Women in Mozambique Greatly Intensified by the Use of Kerosene Lamps

Study shows that women living in the Manhiça region are breathing air with much higher concentrations of black carbon than those found in Europe.


Cell movement under pressure

Cell movement under pressure

An international team of scientists has defined molecular mechanism that drives cell movement in extremely cramped environments through which the cells usually travel.


Every year around 280 scientific conferences take place at the PRBB. If you want to receive the weekly poster of the upcoming conferences by email, please contact with

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Scientific sessions, PRBB CRG Conferences

Chromatin integration labeling technology for single cell multi-omics

Division of Transcriptomics, Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University. Kyushu, Japan

Yasuyuki Ohkawa

Sala Marie Curie


Public holiday

Festa nacional de Catalunya
Scientific sessions, PRBB CRG Conferences

Lineage tracing on the organism-wide level

Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology. Berlin, Germany

Jan-Philipp Junker

Sala Marie Curie

Press clippings

Press clippings from the PRBB centres: 

"La estación de metro Ciutadella/Vila Olímpica acoge la intervención mural 'Leonardo da Vinci al PRBB'" a CatalunyaPress

Published at 25/07/2019

"Metro Ciutadella/Vila Olímpica inaugura intervención mural Leonardo Da Vinci" a La Vanguardia

Published at 24/07/2019

"Un estudio sobre el impacto de los plásticos se lleva el Premio PRBB al mejor trabajo de investigación de bachillerato" the PRBB in El Economista

Published at 07/05/2019

"Próximo reto, capital científica" PRBB at La Vanguardia

Published at 30/03/2019


Researchers at the PRBB work in a wide variety of fields within biomedicine, life sciences and human health. Every year they publish more than 1,200 original scientific articles in Science Citation Index (SCI) journals.

The PRBB communication and public relations departments try to help the media with anything they require. We are fast, effective and reliable. We can facilitate contacts with experts on almost any scientific issue related to health or biology, via the centres located in the park.


Reimund Fickert (Communication)
(+34) 606 988 423

Maruxa Martínez (Scientific editor)
(+34) 648 276 023

Mónica Rodriguez (PR)
(+34) 649 451 778

IMIM - Hospital del Mar

Rosa Manaut
(+34) 93 316 0707

Marta Calsina
(+34) 93 316 0680


Gerard Vall-llovera Calmet
tel.: +34 93 542 2100

Mari Carmen Cebrián (CEXS-UPF)
tel.: 93 316 0916


Gloria Lligadas 
(+34) 93 316 0153

Omar Jamshed
(+34) 93 316 0237


EMBL Barcelona

Carla Manzanas
(34) 93 316 0037

Iris Kruijen
(49) 6221 387-8443


Pau Rubio 
tel.: +34 669 877 850

Marta Solano
tel.: +34 696 912 841

Aleix Cabrera
tel.: +34 93 214 7333


Pilar Rodriguez-Franco
tel: 93 230 9500

* If you need information or want to contact a scientist at a given centre, please contact the respective communication officers of the centres.

 Intervals programma with courses for continuing education for the professional development of residents of the Barcelona biomedical research park

Professional development

The programme PRBB Intervals provides residents with a range of education and training opportunities in areas that complement their professional experience. PRBB Intervals offers about 40 courses grouped into the following themes: Interpersonal skills, System skills, Self skills, as well as Good science & Honest science. More information: PRBB Intervals Report

PRBB Intervals

Project management for scientists

Joaquim Calbó & Sonja Reiland

Sweden/Norway room

PRBB Intervals

How to write a postdoctoral research proposal

Michela Bertero and Marta Sallés

Ramon y Cajal room

PRBB Intervals

Sharpen your reasoning skills: logic and critical thinking for scientists

Malte Engel

Ramon y Cajal room

PRBB Intervals

Difficult conversations in research: how to make them easier

Louise Schubert

Rita Levi room