Autonomous University of Barcelona

Stem cells have the potential to treat or even cure life-threatening diseases, such as heart failure and cancer. Even when they are not life threatening, diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease that affect the brain and body can severely impact a person’s quality of life. The Autonomous University of Barcelona specializes in studying brain function and seeks to reverse the effects of many neurological and aging diseases, brain diseases, and spinal cord injury. The Autonomous University of Barcelona’s Institute of Neuroscience focuses mainly on diseases and disorders of the brain.


Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona has become a respected university with a strong network of scientific centers—not the least its partnership with the Guttmann Institute, which encompasses a research institute and hospital. Research ...

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