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Jordi Duran Castells, PhD

Adjunct Professor
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RESEARCH LINES

  • Pathological mechanisms of Lafora disease
  • Role of excessive glycogen accumulation in neurodegenerative diseases
  • Energy metabolism in the functioning of the nervous system
  • Non-canonical roles of glycogen metabolism

 

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GEMAT

Grup d'Enginyeria de Materials

School of Engineering

Materials Engineering

Its activities focus on three main areas: the development of new functional materials, surface engineering and biomaterials.

LATEST PROJECTS

Lafora Disease (Enfermedades neurodegenerativas)

Papel fisiológico y patológico del glucógeno cerebral
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Materials Engineering (GEMAT)

Chelsea’s Hope (Neurodegeneracion Lafora)

Role específico de astrocitos y neuronase en la enfermedad de Lafora.
Funding Agency:
Research Group Link:
Materials Engineering (GEMAT)
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Jordi Duran

24/11/2021
Dr. Jordi Duran Castells, professor with the Department of Bioengineering and researcher at the IQS School of Engineering
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IQS Receives Funding from Chelsea’s Hope for Lafora Disease Research

21/10/2021
The Lafora disease patients association "Chelsea's Hope Lafora Children Research Fund" has just granted Dr Jordi Duran, Professor of Bioengineering at IQS, new funding for his research on this rare neurodegenerative disease.
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