The Digital Pathology system of the University of Granada Hospital Complex allows for the study of 100% of the biopsies generated in all of the hospitals in the province. Its scanners are of the latest generation and have become a model for the rest of Europe. These scanners replace microscopes and facilitate the diagnostic work of the specialists.
The University Hospital Complex of Granada is the only centre in Spain that participates in a European project about genetic testing that aims to offer patients personalized treatments. 8,000 from all over Europe have participated in it. The project has a budget of 15 million euros.
The Reina Sofía Hospital of Cordova has edited a tale to explain and raise awareness about the importance of organ donation among children. ‘Greta’s Dream’ is the title of a book that tells the story of how, thanks to organ donation, a girl’s dream comes true when she grows up. This tale allows minors to become familiar with organ donation and transplants, so they can understand their importance from an early age. In addition, thanks to the support of the Atresmedia Foundation, this story has been turned into an animation movie that is going to be watched by hospitalised children in Spain.
After 15 years of research, researchers from the Regional Hospital in Málaga and the Institute of Biomedical Research of Málaga have developed a medication to treat Fragile X Syndrome. The European Medicines Agency has granted orphan drug status to this product, with 65% effectiveness in the clinical trial carried out.