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Banco Sabadell Foundation Awards for Biomedical Research and Sciences and Engineering

The president of Banc Sabadell, Josep Oliu, has recognised Dr. Nanda Rea with the IV Banco Sabadell Foundation Award for Biomedical Research and Dr. Guillermina López-Bendito with the XV Banco Sabadell Foundation for Science and Engineering

Dr. López-Bendito, PhD in Neurosciences, has been recognised for her innovative contribution in the field of developmental neurobiology, making pioneering contributions to understanding the formation and plasticity of nerve connections during brain development, under normal conditions and in sensory deprivation models.

Dr. Nanda Rea, PhD in Astrophysics, has been recognised for her contribution to the field of astrophysics, focusing her research on the study of a class of neutron stars with extremely intense magnetic fields: magnetars, a particular type of pulsars.