Debates on scientific journalism 2nd: SARS coverage (2005)

In 2003, information on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) was widely diffused in the media. The alarm spread on a possible global pandemic worldwide, particularly since the World Health Organization (WHO) made the unprecedented decision to warn against traveling to Western cities like Toronto. At that moment, SARS changed from being an isolated fact in…


4ª edición - Málaga, 26 y 27 de enero de 2005

4th edition – Málaga, January 26-27 2005

The fourth seminar on ‘How to write a scientific paper’ organized by de Esteve Foundation was held in the School of Medicine, Unversity of Malaga (Spain) last January 16 and 17, 2005. Dr. Maria Isabel Lucena from the Department of Pharmacology was the co-ordinator of this activity. All the seminars on this topic are targeted…

6th edition – Palma de Mallorca, December, 16-17 2004

That was the sixth training seminar for members of the Spanish Research Ethics Committees organised by the Esteve Foundation in Spain. It was held in Palma de Mallorca, December 16-17 2003. Dr. Josep-E. Baños (Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) and Dr. Maria Isabel Lucena (Department of Pharmacology, University of Malaga)…


Drug transport(ers) and the diseased brain

The 11th Esteve Foundation Symposium was held from 6-9 October 2004 in S’Agaro (Catalonia, Spain) on the topic Drug Transport(ers) and the Diseased Brain with 20 speakers from 11 countries all over the world. Lectures and discussions centered on strategies to overcome brain barriers to deliver (biopharmaceutical) drugs to the brain to treat CNS-disorders like…


Workshop entitled ‘Edit or Perish? The Challenges in Biomedical Edition’ (2004)

As part of the XVth Summer School of Public Health program, the Esteve Foundation organized a workshop entitled “Edit or Perish? The Challenges in Biomedical Edition”. It was chaired by Esteve Fernández (Institut Català d’Oncologia and Editor of the Spanish journal Gaceta Sanitaria). The workshop took place from September 21st to 22nd 2004, in Menorca (Balearic Islands,…


3ª edición - Girona, 15 y 16 de julio de 2004

3rd edition – Girona, July, 15-16 2004

The Esteve Foundation organized the third seminar on “How to write a scientific paper” in Girona (Catalonia, Spain), in July 15-16 2004. Two previous seminars were held in Valencia and Barcelona. All these seminars are targeted to postgraduates in health sciences with the aim to improve their knowledge and skills to write and publish scientific…