1st edition – Valencia, January, 20-21 2004

This was the first seminar on “How to write a scientific paper” organized by de Esteve Foundation. It was held in Valencia (Spain), January 20-21 2004. This and next seminars on this topic are targeted to postgraduates in health sciences with the aim to improve their knowledge and skills to write and publish scientific papers.… 2004

Rosalind Franklin: the dark lady of DNA

In the year of the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA, Aula El País and the Esteve Foundation presented the book Rosalind Franklin, the dark lady of DNA on November 14, 2003. Written by British journalist Brenda Maddox, the biography reviews the career of the scientist who first produced… 2003

Special collaboration: II Meeting of Bioethics Committees of Spanish Universities (2003)

Last November, the University of Murcia organized the second meeting of Bioethics Committees of Spanish Universities, sponsored by the Esteve Foundation, among others. The intention of these meetings is to share the experiences available in the different bioethics committees or commissions, i.e. aspects like ethics or the issues regarding research and teaching involved in animal… 2003

Reference document base in clinical research (2003)

This project of the Esteve Foundation was initiated to compile and classify a number of free-access documents likely to be of interest in the field of pharmacotherapeutic research. This is a database that includes the original documents and also their translation where no Castilian and Catalan versions are available. While the documents are selected according… 2003

8th Award: An anorexic lipid mediator regulated by feeding

This prize, offered biennially by the Esteve Foundation to the best work on pharmacological research, was awarded this year to Fernando Rodríguez de Fonseca, current Research Director of the Hospital and Foundation Carlos Haya, for the study An anorexic lipid mediator regulated by feeding, published in Nature (2001; 414:209-12). In this work, the main contribution was the discovery… 2003

5th edition – Donostia, June, 3-4 2003

That was the fifth training seminar for members of the Spanish Research Ethics Committees. It was held in Donostia (San Sebastián, Spain), 3-4 June 2003. Dr. Josep-E. Baños (Department of Experimental and Health Sciences, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona) and Dr. Maria Isabel Lucena (Department of Pharmacology, University of Malaga) were the teachers and coordinators of… 2003