Writing for the biomedical sciences

The Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) have launched  Writing for the Biomedical Sciences, a new online course aimed at those who want to improve their skills in scientific writing in English. This course not only has lessons on the structure of an original research article but shows how to write it following the cornerstones of scientific…

2020

Red Innovación Docente Farmacología

Online meeting of the Interuniversity Network of Teaching Innovation in Pharmacology

The Interuniversity Network of Teaching Innovation in Pharmacology constitutes an initiative of more than five years created to provide a common space where to share and exchange teaching experiences in this area. This includes research results and the material elaborated in different aspects of teaching innovation used in the teaching-learning process in Pharmacology in different…

2020

Sergio Erill Sáez, promoter of clinical pharmacology in Spain and founding director of the Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation dies

Last Saturday, February 29, 2020, died in Sant Cugat del Vallès (Barcelona) at the age of 81 Sergio Erill Sáez (1938-2020), a pharmacologist who helped to consolidate clinical pharmacology in Catalonia and Spain in the 1970s. Aggregate Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (1969-76), Professor of Pharmacology at the University…

2020

Conference of the Observatory PerCientEx (Science Journalism Excellence) 2020

On February 27 was held the 3rd Conference of the Observatory PerCientEx (Science Journalism Excellence) at the facilities of CosmoCaixa, with the collaboration of the Dr. Antoni Esteve Foundation. During the event, we talk to the authors of the three reports of scientific excellence at international level. Michele Catanzaro PerCientEx coordinator and journalist for El Periodico,…

2020

G protein‐coupled receptor signaling complexes: functional and pharmacological perspectives

G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) constitute a large superfamily of proteins that respond to a variety of extracellular stimuli ranging from photons and small molecules to peptides and proteins, such as hormones, neurotransmitters and paracrine agents which activate transduction pathways of signals and, finally, give rise to specific cellular responses. In humans there are more than…

2020