27/11/2012 - General information
Two studies led by researchers from the neuroimaging research group at IMIM led by Òscar Vilarroya, and which also involved researchers from UAB and the Hospital de la Vall d’Hebron, have been cited in the “Consensus Report of the APA Work Group” as international reference works in the area of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conferring upon these researchers the status of world leaders in this field.
23/07/2012 - General information
From the 27th of July until the 12th of August the London 2012 Olympics will be taking place. Once again, and thanks to an agreement between King’s College in London and the IMIM Foundation, as of the 23rd of July a group of technicians from the IMIM Bioanalysis and Analysis Services research group will join the Official Antidoping Laboratory of the London 2012 Olympics.
8/03/2012 - General information
Jordi Segura, Director of the Laboratory for Anti-Doping Control of the Hospital del Mar Research Institute (IMIM), was recently appointed President of the World Association of Anti-Doping Scientists (WAADS) for a two-year period and member of the Scientific Committee of the Catalan Ministry of Sport.
16/12/2010 - General information
In November, the IMIM Anti-Doping Control Laboratory, directed by Dr. Jordi Segura, celebrated 25 years of history. Ever since it was first accredited by the International Olympic Committee in 1985, its objective has always been to offer high quality, reliable services. It is currently made up of a team of around 30 people from various disciplines and origins, all of whom have extensive experience in the doping field.
13/12/2010 - General information
In connection with this, the meeting of the WADA Lab Committee, chaired by Toni Pascual, took place in the IMIM on the 9th and 10th December past. This committee is made up of an international group of experts on doping and is the advisory body in charge of all aspects related to the work carried out by anti-doping control laboratories on a global scale
12/07/2010 - General information
The City of Barcelona will host from 27 July to 1 August 2010 the 20th European Athletics Championships, Barcelona 2010. The Hospital del Mar will be one of the reference hospitals for both its timetabled care (tests) as well as emergency services and the IMIM's Anti-Doping Control Laboratory will be in charge of performing the doping control tests for the championships
25/02/2010 - General information
José Antonio Pascual, member of the Bioanalysis and Analytical Services Research Group of the Neuropsychopharmacology Programme and deputy director of the Anti-doping Control Laboratory, has been re-elected President of the International Paralympic Committee’s Anti-doping Committee for the next 4 years.
22 January 2009 - General information
The ABCtr MicroG project was recently selected, from among many other European initiatives, as one of the four best projects to fly with the European Space Agency (ESA) this October on its 51st campaign of parabolic flights as part of the “Fly your Thesis!” project. This project offers PhD and master’s degree students the opportunity to design, build and carry out a scientific experiment in microgravity.