Problemas y controversias en torno al ensayo clínico

Xavier Carné, from the Service of Clinical Pharmacology of the Clinic Hospital of Barcelona, and Joan Costa, from the same department at the Germans Trias i Pujol Hospital of Badalona, moderated the round table titled Problems and controversies regarding clinical trials. This round table was held on October 16, 1997 at the Princesa Sofía Hotel… 1997

5th Award: Prevention of in vitro neutrophil-endothelial attachment through shedding of L-selectin by nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs

Eight doctors of the Service of Immunology of the Hospital La Princesa of Madrid were awarded the fifth Esteve Foundation Research Prize for their workPrevention of in vitro neutrophil-endothelial attachment through shedding of L-selection by nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation in 1995 (J. Clin. Invest. 95:1756-1765). These authors are Federico… 1997

Scientific progress/Social dilemmas: DNA and Society

The Observatory of Scientific Communication of the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona and the Esteve Foundation inaugurated a series of debates under the name Scientific progress/Social dilemmas with the topic DNA and Society. These debates were aimed at reflecting on the issues arising from the appearance and assimilation by society of the medical-biological progresses and… 1997

Transgenic animals as pharmacological models

The Esteve Foundation and the Catalan Society of Pharmacology inaugurated the latter’s Academic Year 1996-1997 with the lecture Transgenic animals as pharmacological models, imparted by Dr. Lluís Montoliu, from the National Center of Biotechnology of the CSIC and from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of the Autonomous University of Barcelona. The meeting was… 1996

The clinical pharmacology of sport and exercise

As antidoping controls have gained wide repercussion in the media on account of their performance in great contests, much talk has ensued regarding the misuse of drugs in sports. However, the objective of this seventh international symposium, organized by the Esteve Foundation on October 2-5, 1996 in Sitges, was not to approach such a mass-… 1996

Fármacos y conducción de vehículos

The round table Medicinal products and vehicle driving was held on February 6, 1996 at the Princesa Sofía Hotel of Barcelona and was moderated by Francisco Javier Álvarez, from the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics of the University of Valladolid. The submissions dealt with the influence of medicinal products when driving and their involvement in… 1996

Bases de datos en farmacología y terapéutica

The arrival of computer-based databases and their influence in clinical research is the starting point of this round table held on November 23, 1995 at the Princesa Sofía hotel of Barcelona. Moderated by José Elguero, from the Medical Chemistry Institute of the CSIC (High Council for Scientific Research), and by Susana Pérez Gutthann, from the… 1995

Applications of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling in anesthesiology

The lecture Applications of pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic modeling in anesthesiology inaugurated the Academic Year 1995-1996 of the Catalan Society of Pharmacology. Held at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands on November 8, 1995, the lecture was imparted by Dr. Pedro L. Gambas, from the Department of Anesthesia of the Stanford University School… 1995

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