Category Archives: Noticias

Celebrating World Health Day: “My health, my right”

At OLIGOFASTX, we work to develop therapeutic solutions for patients living with rare diseases. That is why World Health Day, celebrated every 7 April, is an occasion to reflect on the challenges and successes in global health. This year’s theme is “My Health, My Right”, highlighting the fundamental importance of equitable access to health services […]

Approval, registration and marketing of therapeutic oligos

In this eighth and final instalment of our #DiscoveringOligonucleotides series, we delve into the process of approval, registration and commercialisation of therapeutic oligonucleotides. Approval and registration The approval and registration process for therapeutic oligonucleotides, as for any other drug, is a critical step in their journey from the laboratory to the patient. This process involves […]

#8M Commemorating International Women’s Day: inspiring voices from OLIGOFASTX

On International Women’s Day, we join the world in celebrating the achievements and continuing struggle for gender equality. A year ago, we at OLIGOFASTX reflected on the inspirational stories of outstanding women in our consortium. This year we renew our commitment to gender equality and women’s empowerment in general, and in science and biotech innovation […]

Science and Innovation Week: an opportunity to get closer to the world of science

Science Week is a unique opportunity to get closer to the fascinating world of science. During this week there are various activities and events where you can learn first-hand about the latest advances and discoveries in different areas of science. Don’t miss the opportunity to take part in Science Week and broaden your knowledge! Science […]

Fire and Mello’s discovery of siRNAs: master keys to fighting disease

Small interfering RNA molecules (commonly known by the acronym siRNA small interfering RNA) represent one of the most revolutionary innovations in molecular biology and precision medicine. Their discovery, by scientists Andrew Fire and Craig Mello, was a milestone in biological research and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2006. History of […]

The Annual Celebration of Scientific Excellence: The Nobel Prizes

Each year, the world of science and research unites in a celebration of excellence, innovation and dedication to the pursuit of knowledge. The Nobel Prizes not only pay tribute to those who have made exceptional contributions to the progress of humanity, but also provide a fascinating glimpse into the most recent and promising advances in […]

BioSpain 2023: record attendance, conferences and with RNA and precision medicine as the protagonist

Last week, several representatives of the OLIGOFASTX consortium partners attended BioSpain 2023, which has been held from September 26 to 28 at the Fira de Barcelona – Montjuïc, organized by the Spanish Association of Biocompanies (AseBio) in collaboration with Biocat, the Barcelona City Council and the Government of Catalonia. The event has closed a balance […]

European Biotechnology Week: latest developments in the sector

The European Biotech Week 2023 (European Biotech Week #EBW2023) with various events in the different European countries. The European Biotechnology Week aims to celebrate the biotechnology sector, an innovative and vibrant sector, launched by the discovery of the DNA molecule in 1953.The first European Biotechnology Week in 2013 marked the 60th anniversary of this pivotal […]

Next most relevant congresses in the biotechnology sector

The biotechnology industry continues to grow and evolve, a good proof of this is the large number of professional meetings that take place in these last months of the year. Thanks to these events, scientists and professionals have the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and developments in this field: something essential to promote, […]