4th Award: Effect of adenosine A1 and A2 agonists and antagonists on cAMP and Ca2+ in cultured rat mesangial cells

The Esteve Foundation awarded its fourth Research Price ex-aequo to the following studies: Effect of adenosine A1 and A2 agonists and antagonists on cAMP and Ca2+ in cultured rat mesangial cells (Am. J. Physiol. 262:C840-844,1992), by Drs. Ana Olivera, Manuela Tomás and José M. López-Novoa, and Long term treatment with desipramine increases the turnover of alpha2-adrenoceptors in the… 1995

4th Award ‘ex aequo’: Long term treatment with desipramine increase the turnover of alpha2-adrenoceptors in the rat brain

The Esteve Foundation awarded its fourth Research Price ex-aequo to the following studies: Effect of adenosine A1 and A2 agonists and antagonists on cAMP and Ca2+ in cultured rat mesangial cells (Am. J. Physiol. 262:C840-844,1992), by Drs. Ana Olivera, Manuela Tomás and José M. López-Novoa, and Long term treatment with desipramine increases the turnover of…

The multiple facets of pharmacoepidemiology

The Esteve Foundation and the Catalan Society of Pharmacology again collaborated in the inauguration of the latter’s Academic Year of 1994-1995. The inaugural act, held at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands on November 11, 1994, included the lecture The multiple facets of pharmacoepidemiology, imparted by Prof. Walter O. Spitzer,… 1994

The pharmacology of sexual function and dysfunction

Professionals in the field of sexual pharmacology research gathered at the international symposium organized by the Esteve Foundation on October 9-12, 1994 in Majorca with the purpose of seeking answers to related issues. How can pharmacology contribute to clinically improve a number of existing sexual problems? What are the repercussions on the sexual function secondary… 1994

Farmacología de los canales iónicos

The round table Ion channel pharmacology, organized by the Esteve Foundation and held on May 31, 1994, was moderated by A.G. García, from the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics of the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Madrid. A total of eleven submissions, like nicotinic acetylcholine channels, oxygen-regulated potassium channels, or second-messenger-sensitive calcium… 1994

Tratamiento del dolor: del laboratorio a la clínica

The objective of the round table held on November 24, 1993 in Barcelona, further published in Dr. Antonio Esteve’s Monograph number 16, was to diminish pain in drug-treated patients. Topics like the advances in the knowledge of the pathophysiology of pain, the physiological bases of unconventional analgesics or the problem of chronic or postoperative pain… 1993

In vitro pharmacotoxicology

Dr. J.A. Vericat, from the Department of Genetics and Toxicology of the Cellular Research Toxicology Centre of Rome, gave the lecture In vitro pharmacotoxicology at the inaugural act of the Academic Year 1993-1994 of the Catalan Society of Pharmacology, with the collaboration of the Esteve Foundation. The lecture was imparted at the Academy of Medical… 1993