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…


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…


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…


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…


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.


Investigación básica y medicina clínica

On June 29, 1987, in Barcelona, the Esteve Foundation organized the round table Basic research and clinical medicine. Eleven submissions were presented, dealing with topics such as research on cerebral circulation, cardiac automatism, pneumology or experimental bone surgery. Sergio Erill, Director of the Foundation, and José Vicente Castell, from the Research Center of Hospital La…


Bases del tratamiento de las intoxicaciones agudas

Principles in the treatment of acute intoxications, organized by the Esteve Foundation, was held on May 14, 1987 in Barcelona. Several investigators presented different solutions for the treatment of intoxications, such as repeat administration of activated charcoal or hyperbaric oxygen therapy, in addition to other related aspects such as the role of the psychiatrist in…