Idival receives 30000 from the Association Luchemos por la Vida

22 de February de 2017

LUCHAMOS POR LA VIDA is an association that through its activities, donations and sale of merchandising raises funds that are destined to different oncological research projects.

Since 2014, Luchamos por la Vida Association destines the funds raised during the year to research projects of Marqués de Valdecilla Research institute (IDIVAL). In 2014 the association collected € 10,000, € 22,000 in 2015 and last year exceeded records and raised a total of € 30,000.

The donation collected will be used for cancer research as usual and for a project to raise awareness in the field of education. The projects selected on this occasion are the following: 

– Idival’s Group “Inmunopathology”. Project: “Identificación de Dianas Terapéuticas en el Cáncer Colorrectal”

Researchers: Jesús Merino Pérez y Ramón Merino Pérez.

“The olfactory trace of cancer”. Biodetectors for the early diagnosis of colorectal and pulmonary cancer

Project leaded by Nuria González Morcillo, José Luis García Suárez y Francisco Quílez Ruíz.

– Awareness project: Educational book “La Flor de la Abuela”, written by Lourdes Relloso Campo and illustrated by Marcos Rubio González.

The awards ceremony to donate the funds raised in 2016 will take place this Friday February 24 at 6.30pm at the Palace la Magdalena in Santander.