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  1. Friday, 23 October 2015

    GCAT is part of the European Network

    Today the GCAT data has been incorporated into the Cohorts Catalogue of the BBMRI-LPC (Biobanking and Biomolecular Resources Research Infrastructure - Large Prospective Cohorts)

    Read more ">GCAT is part of the European Network"

  2. Wednesday, 21 October 2015

    GCAT is presented at The Biomedical Research Campus at Can Ruti

    Today the GCAT project was presented in public at the blood donor centre in the Hospital Germans Trias on the Can Ruti Campus
     

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  3. Tuesday, 12 May 2015

    GCAT Video

    GCAT is 50,000 people participating in the same biomedical research project to help researchers answer important questions about our health and the treatment of illnesses.

    Read more ">GCAT Video"

  4. Tuesday, 25 November 2014

    Radio Report on the Genomes for Life Project

    Sara Gutiérrez y Marta Grífols, two students from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) Journalism course make a radio report about the GCAT.

    This report is in Catalan.

    Read more ">Radio Report on the Genomes for Life Project"

  5. Thursday, 24 July 2014

    Two new studies show the benefits of the Mediterranean diet

    They say we are what we eat, and most of us think that following a Mediterranean diet is healthy.  Now, two new studies carried out in Spain have provided evidence to show that the Mediterranean diet does help to protect you from illness, especially heart and respiratory disease, and that people who follow it live longer.

    Read more ">Two new studies show the benefits of the Mediterranean diet"

  6. Wednesday, 14 May 2014

    The European Genome-Phenome Archive (EGA) opens a branch in Barcelona

    With modern biomedical science producing huge quantities of data there is an urgent need to store them in a safe and organized way.  A new project will help to store these massive amounts of information in Barcelona so they can be used by scientists all over Europe and the rest of the world.  The information obtained from the 50,000 participants of the GCAT project will also be stored here to be available to researchers along with other collections of samples

    Read more ">The European Genome-Phenome Archive (EGA) opens a branch in Barcelona"

  7. Friday, 21 March 2014

    The GCAT Pilot Study gets underway this month

    Before the full Genomes for Life (GCAT) project starts to recruit 50,000 people from the Catalan territory a pilot study will be run to make sure everything is working as smoothly as possible.

    Read more ">The GCAT Pilot Study gets underway this month"