The Esteve Foundation and the Catalan Society of Pharmacology inaugurated the latter’s Academic Year 2000-2001 at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands with the lecture Chemokynes, inflammation and aids, imparted by Prof. Carlos Martínez Alonso, from the Department of Immunology and Oncology of the National Center of Biotechnology of the Autonomous University of Madrid, in Barcelona on November 8, 2000.