1. The EMPOWER project is intended to develop an online platform to improve mental health in the workplace

    The European project EMPOWER was launched in January 2020 with the goal of reducing the impact of mental health problems in the workplace. EMPOWER focusses on the development and implementation of a new, low-cost, online health platform to address mental health and well-being in the workplace.

  2. A research project developed at Sant Joan de Déu has been chosen as the most important of 2019 in Spain

    The researcher Angel Montero Carcaboso, based at the Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute, has won the Vanguardia de la Ciencia 2019 Award for the development of a new treatment for children's retinal cancer, retinoblastoma.

  3. First scientific conference on nanotechnology and rare diseases

    The Spanish nanomedicine platform (Nanomed Spain), together with the Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute and the IBEC (Institute of Bioengineering of Catalonia), organised an event within the framework of the Rare Disease Day at which they presented the latest innovations in the field of nanomedicine for the treatment and diagnosis of these diseases.

  4. The researcher Ángel Montero Carcaboso, nominated for the Vanguardia de la Ciencia Award 2019, for the development of a new retinoblastoma treatment

    At the beginning of 2019 an international team of researchers, with the participation of professionals from the Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute and the Sant Joan de Déu Barcelona Children's Hospital, published the first results of a new therapeutic strategy for retinoblastoma or retinal cancer, a disease that accounts for 11% of malignant tumours in infants under one year old.

  5. We believe that the use of computer games by children with cerebral palsy can improve their quality of life

    The goal of the ETCONNECT project, led by Dr Roser Pueyo and her team (Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute · University of Barcelona Institute of Neurosciences - UBNeuro), is to verify the effectiveness of online cognitive training in improving the cognitive functions of children with cerebral palsy, and to see how this affects their quality of life and brain connectivity.

  6. Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu's Christmas card

    Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu & Research Foundation Sant Joan de Déu wish you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

  7. Professionals at Sant Joan de Déu make it easier for doctors around the world to diagnose a rare disease

    They analysed the most remarkable traits of children suffering from PMM2-CDG and designed an app that uses a photograph of the patient's face to suggest a diagnosis.

  8. Sant Joan de Déu seeks young patients and caregivers to create the first pediatric expert patient database

    People registered on this platform will help to include the vision of patients in the process of developing clinical trials in pediatrics. In all activities, the participation of pediatric patients will be prioritized and, when this is not possible, that of their caregivers.

    This initiative is part of the "Conect4Children" (c4c) project, a collaborative network created to conduct pediatric clinical trials in Europe.

  9. Research in childhood cancer at the Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu cover of Science Translational Medicine journal

    The results of the research, which describes a new treatment of retinoblastoma, has been published by Science Translational Medicine and reviewed by the journal Science.

    A team of researchers from Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu and SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital has developed a new experimental treatment for retinoblastoma or tumour of the retina, a disease that accounts for 11% of malignancies in children under one year old.