Investigaci√≥n sobre c√°ncer en Espa√Īa: de la biolog√≠a molecular a la cl√≠nica

On May 11, 1993, in Barcelona, a round table was held on cancer research in Spain, ranging from molecular biology to clinics. The twelve submissions were moderated by Joan Bigorra, from Qu√≠mica Farmac√©utica Bayer, and are gathered in Dr. Antonio Esteve‚Äôs Monograph number 15. The topics discussed were, among others, colon cancer epidemiology, preclinical evaluation…


Ion channels: participation in cellular physiology and pharmacological implications

The inaugural lecture of the Academic Year 1992-1993 of the Catalan Society of Pharmacology, in collaboration with the Esteve Foundation, was imparted by Prof. Jos√© L. L√≥pez Barneo, from the Department of Medical Physiology and Biophysics from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Seville, under the title Ion channels: participation in cellular physiology…


The pharmacology of cell differentiation

On October 12-15, 1992, in Majorca, the Esteve Foundation organized the international symposium The pharmacology of cell differentiation, where general and specific mechanisms involved in the inter- and intra-cellular systems related to the transduction of signals involved in cell growth and development were explored. This scientific meeting was coordinated by R.A. Rifkind, from the Sloan-Kettering…


Memory pharmacology

Prof. Iv√°n Izquierdo, from the Memory Center of the Institute of Biosciences of the Federal University of R√≠o Grande do Sul, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, imparted the lecture Memory pharmacology at the Royal Academy of Pharmacy on June 2, 1992. Iv√°n Izquierdo is considered as one of the most qualified experts in the field of…


Terapéutica y calidad de vida

Therapeutics and quality of life was the central topic of the round table organized by the Esteve Foundation on May 5, 1992 in Barcelona. The objective: to improve the patients‚Äô quality of life. M¬™. V. Camps, from the Department of Ethics of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and Milagros P√©rez-Oliva,…


Recherche en pharmacologie oculaire

Every year, the Esteve Foundation and the Catalan Society of Pharmacology inaugurate the latter’s Academic Year with a lecture at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands. In this 1991-1992 course, the lecture was given on October 28 by Prof. Claude Bonne, under the title Research in ocular pharmacology.


2nd Award: Tolerance to respiratory actions of sufentanil: functional tolerance and route-dependent differential tolerance

The second Esteve Foundation Research Prize was awarded to F. Javier Ayesta and Jes√ļs Fl√≥rez, from the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Cantabria, for their study¬†Tolerance to respiratory actions of sufentanil: functional tolerance and route-dependent differential tolerance, published in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics…


El ensayo clínico como tarea cooperativa

Under the direction of Drs. A. Barlett, M.A. Serrano and J. Torrent, the round table The clinical trial as a cooperative task was held on May 24, 1991 in Barcelona. Dr. Antonio Esteve‚Äôs Monograph number 13 is published under the same name and with the same contents. Examples of submissions were: The clinical trial as…