Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute
The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute is a non-profit research institute based in Barcelona, dedicated to biomedical research and personalized medicine in leukemia and other malignant blood diseases.
It was launched in 2010 by the Josep Carreras Foundation, and the Catalan Government, and its current director is Professor Manel Esteller.
The institute is home to 38 research groups conducting excellent research into the basic, epidemiological, preventive, clinical and translational aspects of leukemia and other hematological malignancies.
Our efforts are directed towards identifying new therapeutic targets and developing effective treatments through cutting-edge research.
- The Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute has been awarded an MSCA COFUND Doctoral Programme, to boost training and career development for PhD students.
- The Institute has 3 ICREA Research Professors among its Principal Investigators (Dr. Esteller, Dr. Menéndez and Dr. Graupera)
- Our Human Resources Unit has been awarded the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission.
- The Josep Carreras Institute is a CERCA Centre of excellence by the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalan Government).