Jaume Plensa lends the installation to Hospital Clínic and the University of Barcelona on the occasion of World Heart Day, which is celebrated on 29 September.
It is the leading institution in Spain and it is listed among the top 8 % universities in Europe.
The action will take place from 18 to 28 September in thirteen locations that include the UB's seventeen faculties.
The chair is created with the aim of promoting training, dissemination and research in this field.
Among the researchers that head the findings are several members of the UB's SERP research group.
The lack of the CERKL gene, which causes inherited vision diseases, is capable of altering the retina's ability to fight oxidative stress and cause blindness.
The collaboration aims to accelerate the innovation ecosystem of the University of Barcelona and promote the transfer of knowledge to society through the Focus InnoFood UB platform.
The new merchandising shop of the University of Barcelona will be inaugurated on Monday, September 18.
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