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  • Joan Forns receives the first consolation prize of the 2nd Barraquer i Bordas Award

    Monday, December 10th, 2012

    Joan Forns receives the first consolation prize of the 2nd Barraquer i Bordas Award

    The CREAL researcher has been honored for his doctoral thesis on the social and environmental determinants that influence the neurodevelopment of children.

  • CREAL holds the Scientific Retreat 2012

    Friday, November 30th, 2012

    CREAL holds the Scientific Retreat 2012

    Yesterday the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) held on its Annual Retreat. The meeting was held at the Communication Campus of Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF) and will involved all CREAL staff and some CRESIB researchers.

  • Renewal of CREAL’s Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)

    Friday, November 30th, 2012

    Renewal of CREAL’s Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC)

    The first Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) was appointed in June 2006 for a 5-year period, and has been integrated by 17 internationally renowned scientists and chaired by Professor Jonathan Samet (Director of the Institute for Global Health, University of South California, US).

  • Smartphones and high-tech laboratories to reveal health effects of environmental pollutants

    Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

    Smartphones and high-tech laboratories to reveal health effects of environmental pollutants

    New technologies for sensing chemicals that people are exposed to and their effects in the body will help scientists work towards a complete picture of how environmental pollutants influence health in a major EU initiative.

  • The Catalan Government presents the Strategic Plan for Research and Innovation in Health 2012-2015

    Monday, November 26th, 2012

    The Catalan Government presents the Strategic Plan for Research and Innovation in Health 2012-2015

    The Government of the Generalitat from Catalunya approved last October the Strategic Plan for Research and Innovation in Health 2012-2015, with the aim of improving the health and growth of Catalonia through new policies in this area. On November 22nd was officially launched at a ceremony at the Palau of Generalitat and attended by the CREAL director, Dr. Josep M. Antó, among others directors of centers and hospitals.

  • The R User Conference IV brings together 70 researchers from all over Spain

    Friday, November 23th, 2012

    The R User Conference IV brings together 70 researchers from all over Spain

    On 15th and 16th November the CREAL researcher, Juan Ramón González, organized the Fourth Meeting of R Members that were held at the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) in Barcelona and attended by about 70 researchers from Spain.

  • Child health, INMA project priority

    Wednesday, November 21th, 2012

    Child health, INMA project priority

    As a part of the 10th Scientific Sessions INMA 2012, this research project offered a public roundtable last week at the Cosmocaixa of Barcelona where they discussed about the levels of exposure to various toxic compounds during pregnancy and childhood and their possible effects on children's health.

  • Dioxins in pregnancy may affect the reproductive system of male infants

    Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

    Dioxins in pregnancy may affect the reproductive system of male infants

    Exposure to dioxins during pregnancy is associated with endocrine-disrupting effects in male infants. Genitalia distances that normally are longer in males than females, were reduced among male newborns whose mothers had higher exposure to dioxins.

  • The Norwegian Institute of Public Health visits CREAL interested in our project management

    Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health visits CREAL interested in our project management

    Last week, October 29th and 30th, a delegation of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) visited the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) interested in a review of international project support infrastructures. The experience of the CREAL in the coordination of European projects and the creation of the Project Office (PO) were the sources of the NIPH interest to want to come to visit the CREAL and to learn and to adopt the best practices to organize and to carry out the project management.

  • Forging an Alliance for Global Health

    Friday, November 9th, 2012

    Forging an Alliance for Global Health

    We live in a global world where cross-border health problems are receiving increasing attention. Infectious disease, water and sanitation, maternal, infant and reproductive health, and environmental determinants of health and climate change are some of the key challenges in this area.


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