New perspectives on immunotherapy

New perspectives on immunotherapy

Addressing developments in immunotherapy within a multidisciplinary approach was the objective of the Round Table organized by Esteve Foundation Barcelona on April 29th. Attending were eleven experts from different fields and institutions who presented their latest research in this field. Manel Juan, from the Immunology Department at Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, was in charge of moderating…


La proyección social del medicamento

La proyección social del medicamento

Social pharmacology attempts to analyze the impact of social and cultural factors on the use and effects of drug products. A society like ours, where drug self-consumption is increasing steadily, must analyze the relationship between these drugs and the population, and its possible consequences. Indeed, despite its importance, this issue is seldom discussed in the…


Ensayos clínicos en intervenciones no farmacológicas

With the original title of Ensayos clínicos en intervenciones no farmacológicas (Non-pharmacological clinical trials) this round table was held in Bellaterra (May 24, 2000). It was chaired by Xavier Bonfil (Unit of Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona)and it was finally published as monograph number 30 (Monografías…


Modelos experimentales de patologia infecciosa

The round table “Modelos experimentales de patología infecciosa” (Experimental models in infectious diseases) was held in Barcelona (May 12, 1999). Dr. José María Miró and Dr. José María Gatell (Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital Clínico Universitario Barcelona) chaired this meeting. All presentations and discussions were published in the monograph number 26 (“Monografías Dr. Antonio Esteve”, only…