IRBLleida and the Giving Tuesday
The goal is to dedicate a day to celebrate all over the world to action, whether food, money, time (volunteering), second-hand objects, etc.
Lleida, Novembre 28th, 2016 The Institute of Biomedical Research Foundation Dr. Lleida Pifarré (IRBLleida) joins this year for the first time Giving Tuesday initiative which takes place tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29, which is a global movement that seeks to promote and multiply good deeds for people. The goal is to dedicate a day to celebrate all over the world to action, whether food, money, time (volunteering), second-hand objects, etc. In the case of IRBLleida, the project intends to invest in the training of young researchers. The challenge is to get € 20,000 for the hiring of an annual research and, therefore, that follow their training in Lleida for one year. Nearly 50 young researchers, between 22 and 35 years, currently working IRBLleida, the Research Institute of Health in the province of Lleida. They are young people trained in the field of biology, medicine, nursing and physiotherapy, among others, part of one of the 30 research groups that make up the IRBLleida dedicated to advancing the diagnosis and prevention of diseases in different areas: experimental therapeutic medicine, clinical medicine, neuroscience, molecular and cellular models of human diseases and other lines. Although Giving Tuesday is Tuesday, November 29, donations can be made until 31 December, closing date of the project on the website.