7th Award: Modulation of acute and chronic inflammatory processes by cacospongionolide B, a novel inhibitor of human synovial phospholipase A2

This prize, offered biennially by the Esteve Foundation to the best work on pharmacological research, was awarded this year to María José Alcaraz and her collaborators for the study Modulation of acute and chronic inflammatory processes by cacospongionolide B, a novel inhibitor of human synovial phospholipase A2, published in the British Journal of Pharmacology (volume 126,… 2001

1st edition – Barcelona, May, 7-8 2001

It was the first over five training seminars for members of the Spanish Research Ethics Committees. It was held in Bellaterra (Barcelona), 7-8 May 2001. Dr. Josep-E. Baños (from Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and Dr. Inés Galende (from the Regional Ethics Committee of Madrid) were the teachers. The main objective… 2001

Chemokynes, inflammation and aids

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… 2000

Optimal dose identification

The Ninth International Symposium of the Esteve Foundation was held in Lloret de Mar (Girona, Spain; 4-7 October 2000). All lectures discussed the Optimal Dose Identification. It was chaired by Alasdair Breckenridge from the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Liverpool, and there were a total number of 29 participants. The proceedings of the… 2000

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… 2000

New intracellular regulating and signaling mechanisms

The Esteve Foundation, together with the Catalan Society of Pharmacology, inaugurated the latter’s Academic Year 1999-2000 with the lecture New intracellular regulating and signaling mechanisms, imparted by Prof. Federico Mayor, Jr., from the Department of Molecular Biology and the Severo Ochoa Center of Molecular Biology (CSIC-UAM) of Madrid. The lecture was held at the Academy… 1999

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… 1999

Educación sanitaria: información al paciente sobre los medicamentos

The round table Educación sanitaria: información al paciente sobre medicamentos (Health education: patient information on drugs) was held in Barcelona (November 17, 1999). Carlos Codina, from the Pharmacy Service at the Hospital Clínico y Provincial de Barcelona, chaired the round table in which several health professionals presented their experience around patient-communication and drug-information. All presentations… 1999