The Catholic University of Murcia has strongly boosted its research work in recent years, especially in the area of health, and it has increased the transfer of knowledge to the business world.
The team led by the Spaniard Juan Carlos Izpisua has succeeded in activating key genes for some diseases with the CRISPR technique without the need to splice the DNA.
With this new technology, unwanted mutations are not generated, this avoids a great obstacle for its application in humans.
"We were thrilled to see the success in mice" have assured the researchers, who are now working on improving the technique and applying it to more diseases, although they also stated that "more safety tests are needed before doing human trials".
UCAM University offers three Bachelor's Degrees, Modern Languages, Physical Activity and Sports Science, and Business Administration and Management Degree, and seven Master's Courses taught in the English language.
A forensic- medical study performed in both the Shroud of Oviedo and the Sindone of Turin not only confirms that both linen clothes shrouded the same person , but also that this person, when it was already a corpse, suffered a penetrating wound that pierced the right hemithorax, with a deep cut entry in the fifth intercostal space and exit in the fourth one, close to the vertebral column and the right scapula, which also left signs of blood clots and pleural-pericardial liquid in both linen clothes
The first day of 'UCAM Smart Campus 2016' reviewed the legislation, and latest developments of the applications of drones in the region of Murcia.
The recent results of the research were presented at the Campus of Los Jerónimos.