5th edition – Barcelona, May, 10-11 2013

If standing up and speaking in front of an audience is a source of anxiety, the stress is heightened even more when the official language of the conference, meeting or congress is English. On the 10th and 11th of May 2013, the Esteve Foundation organized at the Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR) the fifth edition… 2013

Receptor heteromers: pharmacological properties and therapeutic applications

Receptor heteromers constitute a new area of research that is reshaping our thinking about biochemistry, cell biology, pharmacology and drug discovery. The concept, in which receptors of the same and different gene families can combine among themselves to generate dimers and possibly higher-order entities with uniquebiochemical and functional characteristics, is becoming widely accepted. The latest…

20th edition – Granollers, April, 24-25 2013

When speaking in front of an audience, only 15% of what actually reaches the public corresponds to the spoken message. In contrast, more than half the information retained by listeners lies in nonverbal communication. Indeed, the lecturer’s posture, gesture and eye gaze tell a lot more on how he/she feels than mere words. These courses… 2013

3rd edition – Barcelona, April, 16-17 2013

Biomedical professionals need to be able to communicate effectively in writing and in speaking. However, most professionals receive little specific training in communication skills. Science is an international endeavor, and English is the lingua franca of the international scientific community. Although Spanish biomedical professionals invest heavily in learning English, they often lack the skills in… 2013

27th edition – Salamanca, March, 14-15 2013

The 27th edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on March 14-15 2013 at the University Hospital of Salamanca. Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, and Ana Maria Garcia, editor of Archivos de Prevención de… 2013

2nd edition – Madrid, February, 26-27 2013

Biomedical professionals need to be able to communicate effectively in writing and in speaking. However, most professionals receive little specific training in communication skills. Science is an international endeavor, and English is the lingua franca of the international scientific community. Although Spanish biomedical professionals invest heavily in learning English, they often lack the skills in… 2013

19th edition – Lleida, February, 25-26 2013

When speaking in front of an audience, only 15% of what actually reaches the public corresponds to the spoken message. In contrast, more than half the information retained by listeners lies in nonverbal communication. Indeed, the lecturer’s posture, gesture and eye gaze tell a lot more on how he/she feels than mere words. These courses… 2013