1st Award: Activation and desensitization of presynaptic alpha2-adrenoceptors after inhibition of neuronal uptake by antidepressant drugs in the rat vas deferens

In the year 1989, the Esteve Foundation started a new activity: Research Prizes would be awarded biennially to the best work on pharmacological research performed by Spanish authors and published in a scientific journal. The jury of this first call, formed by Profs. Gerhard Levy (United States), Walter Osswald (Portugal) and Sergio Erill (Spain), decided… 1989

Perspectivas terapéuticas en la esclerosis múltiple

Few diseases affecting the central nervous system spur interest like multiple sclerosis does. The round table Therapeutic perspectives in multiple sclerosis, held on January 17, 1989, resulted in a therapeutic approach of this disease from the different related fields of knowledge. The submissions included in Dr. Antonio Esteve’s Monograph number 9 were coordinated by Jorge… 1989

Dose-response relationships in clinical pharmacology

The third international symposium organized by the Esteve Foundation was held on October 12-15, 1988 in Majorca and focused on dose-response relationships in clinical pharmacology. This finding, i.e. a clear relationship between the dose or concentration of a drug and a given effect, is considered to be a reliable way of attributing the action of… 1988

Nutrients and drugs

Francisco Grande Covián, emeritus professor of the Department of Biochemistry of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Zaragoza, imparted the lecture Nutrients and drugs at the Royal Academy of Pharmacy. This was the fifth annual lecture organized by the Esteve Foundation and was held on May 26, 1988. Prof. Grande Covián’s name is… 1988

Tratamiento de datos en farmacología

Albert Badía, from the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics of the Faculty of Medicine of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Alfonso Domínguez-Gil, from the Department of Galenic Pharmacy of the University of Salamanca, and J. Garzón, from the Cajal Institute of Madrid, edited Dr. Antonio Esteve’s Monograph number 8. This monograph includes all topics discussed… 1988

New frontiers in pharmacokinetics

The Academic Year 1987-1988 of the Catalan Society of Pharmacology was inaugurated with the lecture New frontiers in pharmacokinetics, imparted by Prof. Alfonso Domínguez-Gil, Professor of Galenic Pharmacy of the University of Salamanca. The meeting was held at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands on October 19, 1987. 1987