Mariam Blanch awarded the EMBO Scientific Exchange Grant

Mariam Blanch awarded the EMBO Scientific Exchange Grant

Our postgraduate researcher Mariam Blanch has been awarded the EMBO Scientific Exchange Grant to carry out a research stay in the laboratory of Dr. Clare Pridans, at the Centre for Inflammation Research, University of Edinburgh. Mariam will participate in the project “Development of a monocytopenic model testing different CSF1R inhibitors to study the physiology of thrombus formation”.

New article in J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol

New article in J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol

In our article recently published in J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol – a collaboration with Tytgat Institute for Liver and Intestinal Research (Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam), Hospital La Fe and Hospital Manises – we show that treatment with vitamin D increases levels of its receptor and attenuates the proliferation of fibroblasts in Crohn’s disease. The Vitamin D Receptor Taq I Polymorphism Is Associated With Reduced VDR and Increased PDIA3 Protein Levels in Human Intestinal Fibroblasts Fibroblast viewed through a miscroscope