Educación sanitaria: información al paciente sobre los medicamentos

The round table Educación sanitaria: información al paciente sobre medicamentos (Health education: patient information on drugs) was held in Barcelona (November 17, 1999). Carlos Codina, from the Pharmacy Service at the Hospital Clínico y Provincial de Barcelona, chaired the round table in which several health professionals presented their experience around patient-communication and drug-information. All presentations…

1999

Experimental models in pharmacosexology

The Esteve Foundation and the Catalan Society of Pharmacology held the lecture Experimental models in pharmacosexology, imparted by Prof. Manuel Mas, from the Department of Physiology of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of La Laguna of Tenerife, at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands on November 4, 1998.

1998

Variability in human drug response

The eighth international symposium organized by the Esteve Foundation, Variability in human drug response, was held on October 7-10, 1998 in Sitges. Aspects related to the variability in drug response were discussed. As shown in this symposium, the fact that each patient is different when given one same treatment entails both an obstacle and a…

1998

Transducción de señales como diana farmacológica

Several Spanish researchers from very close fields like biochemistry, pharmacology and physiology were invited to participate in this round table (Signal transduction as pharmacological target). Chaired by Drs. J.M. Baeyens (Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Universidad de Granada) and A. Zorzano (Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Universidad de Barcelona) this workshop was held in…

1998

Improving the skills of journal referees: A workshop

This workshop was held in Sitges (Barcelona, Spain) on May 11-12, 1998. It was organized by both, the Esteve Foundation and the Spanish Society of Epidemiology. Robert H. Fletcher and Suzanne W. Fletcher from Boston (Co-Editors of the Journal of General Internal Medicine and Ex-Editors de Annals of Internal Medicine) chaired this meeting which was…

1998

New therapeutic strategies for neurodegenerative diseases: neurotrophic factors and activated intracellular pathways

The lecture New therapeutic strategies for neurodegenerative diseases: neurotrophic factors and activated intracellular pathways was held at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands on October 17, 1997 and imparted by Dr. Joan Comella, from the Molecular Neurobiology Group of the Department of Basic Sciences of the University of Lleida.

1997

Problemas y controversias en torno al ensayo clínico

Xavier Carné, from the Service of Clinical Pharmacology of the Clinic Hospital of Barcelona, and Joan Costa, from the same department at the Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital of Badalona, moderated the round table titled Problems and controversies regarding clinical trials. This round table was held on October 16, 1997 at the Princesa Sofía Hotel…

5th Award: Prevention of in vitro neutrophil-endothelial attachment through shedding of L-selectin by nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs

Eight doctors of the Service of Immunology of the Hospital La Princesa of Madrid were awarded the fifth Esteve Foundation Research Prize for their workPrevention of in vitro neutrophil-endothelial attachment through shedding of L-selection by nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation in 1995 (J. Clin. Invest. 95:1756-1765). These authors are Federico…

1997

Scientific progress/Social dilemmas: DNA and Society

The Observatory of Scientific Communication of the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona and the Esteve Foundation inaugurated a series of debates under the name Scientific progress/Social dilemmas with the topic DNA and Society. These debates were aimed at reflecting on the issues arising from the appearance and assimilation by society of the medical-biological progresses and…

1997