17 March 2008 ICFO in Catalonia Today

Susana Santos and Manoj Mathew, members of Prof. Loza’s team

An article features the research by Pablo Loza\'s group on neuron guiding by laser light. A feature by Joseph Wilson in Catalonia Today reports about a finding of Prof. Pablo Loza\'s group. The topic of the article is the possibility of “orienting” the termination of a neuron and guiding its growth by means of a laser beam, a discovery with potential applications in the reconstruction of damaged zones of the brain. The research has the patronage of Cellex Foundation and is done in collaboration with Eduardo Soriano’s team, at the Institut de Recerca Biomèdica.