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Supragen spinoff develop a diagnostic kit and new treatments for metastaticRoger Gomis.

.Supragen spinoff develop a diagnostic kit and new treatments for metastaticRoger Gomis, ICREA researcher at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine has set the spin-off Supragen. With the assistance of the IRB Barcelona and the Instituci? Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avan? Ats , this initiative the second biotech company from the Institute since June and the third result, since this center was set towards the end of 2005.

Patients low in vitamin D generally had higher levels of IgE, a marker of allergy, and responded positively to more allergens in a skin prick test. Allergies to the specific indoor allergens, dog and house dust mite, were higher in patients with low vitamin D levels. Correlated low vitamin D with low FEV1, the amount of air a person can exhale in one second and lower FEV1/FVC, another measure of the pulmonary function. Use of inhaled steroids, oral steroids and long-acting beta – agonists were higher in patients low vitamin D..