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…


3rd Award: Activation of facilitation calcium channels in chromaffin cells by D1 dopamine receptors through a cAMP/protein kinase A-dependent mechanism

The study Activation of facilitation calcium channels in chromaffin cells by D1 dopamine receptors through a cAMP/protein kinase A-dependent mechanism, published by Nature in 1990 (348:239-242) was awarded the third Esteve Foundation Research Price. The authors of this study were Investigator C. Rodríguez Artalejo, from the Department of Pharmacology of the Faculty of Medicine of the…


The pharmacology of cell differentiation

On October 12-15, 1992, in Majorca, the Esteve Foundation organized the international symposium The pharmacology of cell differentiation, where general and specific mechanisms involved in the inter- and intra-cellular systems related to the transduction of signals involved in cell growth and development were explored. This scientific meeting was coordinated by R.A. Rifkind, from the Sloan-Kettering…


Memory pharmacology

Prof. Iván Izquierdo, from the Memory Center of the Institute of Biosciences of the Federal University of Río Grande do Sul, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, imparted the lecture Memory pharmacology at the Royal Academy of Pharmacy on June 2, 1992. Iván Izquierdo is considered as one of the most qualified experts in the field of…


Terapéutica y calidad de vida

Therapeutics and quality of life was the central topic of the round table organized by the Esteve Foundation on May 5, 1992 in Barcelona. The objective: to improve the patients’ quality of life. Mª. V. Camps, from the Department of Ethics of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and Milagros Pérez-Oliva,…


Recherche en pharmacologie oculaire

Every year, the Esteve Foundation and the Catalan Society of Pharmacology inaugurate the latter’s Academic Year with a lecture at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearic Islands. In this 1991-1992 course, the lecture was given on October 28 by Prof. Claude Bonne, under the title Research in ocular pharmacology.