Science that Helps

The book "Science that Helps - History and prospects of biomedical research in Bellinzona" tells the story of the first twenty years in the history of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) and the Institute of Oncology Research (IOR) through the most important events,  testimonies and reflections of people from the political and academic world, as well as of those of the researchers themselves.

This book with its wealth of illustrations is also an opportunity to “visit” the new headquarters of the two institutes and to better understand the prospects of the cutting-edge research conducted in Bellinzona in the field of immunology and oncology, aimed at preventing and treating infectious diseases and cancer. 

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