Science Café on Vaccines

Vaccination is a way to activate the immune system and prevent serious illness and even death. Vaccines teach our body how to defend against an invasion by pathogens. In this second Science Café on Immunology, attendees discussed how vaccines work, their safety, and if some of them should be mandatory to ensure public health. The…

2012

Scientific Coffee about Autoimmunity

What is autoimmunity? What makes my immune system react against my own body? Are autoimmune diseases on the increase? Do external factors influence the development of these autoimmune diseases? These were some of the issues that were discussed at the first Science Café organized by the Catalan Society of Immunology in collaboration with Esteve Foundation.…

2011

Presentation Eponímia mèdica catalana

In Barcelona, on the 24th May, 2011, the Esteve Foundation presented the second volume of the Notebook on Catalan Medical Eponomy, which brings together 33 new biographies of Catalan doctors that have given their name to a specific medical term. The book launch took place during the awards of Academy of Health and Medical Sciences of…

2011

Els misteris del sistema immunitari. Com protegeix el nostre cos

In Barcelona, on November 18th 2010, the Esteve Foundation, in collaboration with the Catalan Immunology Society and the European Federation of Immunological Societies, launched the book Els misteris del sistema immunitari. Com protegeix el nostre cos (Your amazing immune system. How it protects your body). It is a Catalan translationfrom the original Japanese edition and is aimed at…

2010