We are back!

Finally, after two months staying at home, we are resuming our experimental work in the lab. Little by little, with extreme precaution, following all the safety rules, we trust we will start producing results that will help us advance our projects. It is only two of us going to the lab at the moment, but […]

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IV Premios Redacción Médica á Sanidade de Galicia

El pasado jueves 20 de febrero de 2020 se celebró la entrega de premios de la IV edición de los Premios Redacción Médica á Sanidade de Galicia. Nuestro laboratorio fue nominado en la categoría «Acción investigadora/innovadora» por la identificación de fármacos capaces de eliminar selectivamente las células envejecidas, publicada en la revista Nature Communications. Desafortunadamente […]

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Last October 25, our colleague Sabela Da Silva presented her thesis with the expected success. Sabela was one of the first to establish the laboratory when she joined in the 2012-2013 academic year to perform her TFM. These years were full of hard work, joys and frustrations, but all this has resulted in the formation […]


Our new publication in Nature Communications about Cardiac Glycosides as senolytic compounds

We are so proud to share with you our last work published in Nature Communications. Here we identified and characterized the family of Cardiac Glycosides as a novel class of senolytic compounds. The accumulation of senescent cells is characteristic of the aging process and the development of age-related diseases. It has also been seen that […]

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ICSA 2019 Athens

Last week (from 9th to 12th of September) we attended the 6th International Cell Senescence Association (ICSA) Conference in Athens, Greece: The bright and the dark side of senescence As always it was a great chance to catch up with this exciting field, meet old friends, make new ones and to present our work. Sabela […]

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Andy Koff, from MSKCC, visited us

Andy Koff, who was my supervisor ages ago when I was a postdoc in NYC, visited us last June. He stayed with us in Santiago de Compostela for 3 days in which we really enjoyed chatting with him, discussing science and planning future collaborations. Andy gave a talk at CIMUS (USC) in which he presented […]

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New stemCHUS website

After several years hosted by Dinahosting, we had to move our website. So, this is our new place on the web: stemchus.wordpress.com We will try to keep updated this place with info related with our activities, our research, and the people working to advance science on the fields of Stem Cells in cancer and Aging.

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