Papers that shaped Pharmacoepidemiology

Pharmacoepidemiology, the application of epidemiological methods and data to evaluate the use and effects of therapeutics, finds itself at a crucial moment. For a long time, pharmacoepidemiology studies have served an important role in evaluating the safety of therapeutic agents as used in the population. Now, therapeutic risk management initiatives across the world have started…

2006

De Boer, A. XI Esteve Foundation Symposium. Nuevas oportunidades en el tratamiento de las enfermedades del sistema nervioso central. Actualidad en Farmacología y Terapéutica 2005; 3:133-135

This is a summary of the Esteve Foundation’s 11th symposium Drug transport(ers) and the diseased brain published in the spanish journal Actualidad en Farmacología y Terapéutica. Albert G. de Boer, from Division of Pharmacology of the Leiden-Amsterdam Center for Drug Research, chaired this symposium and is the author of this paper.

2005

Bosch F, Morales P. Necesidades formativas de los miembros de Comités Éticos de Investigación Clínica. ICB Digital 2005; 37:2-5

This article, published in the electronic journal ICB Digital, gathers the results of surveys performed with students attending initiation seminars on how Clinical Research Ethics Committees (CREC) operate, organized by the Esteve Foundation since 2001. These courses have been held throughout Spain on six occasions, and have led to different conclusions. One issue is identifying…

2005

Bosch F, Morales P, Lucena MI, Baños JE. El reto de los cursos de formación para miembros de comités éticos de investigación clínica. Rev And Pat Digest 2005; 28:14-20

his article, published by the journal Revista Andaluza de Patología Digestiva, summarizes the experience of the initiation seminars on how Clinical Research Ethics Committees (CREC) operate, organized by the Esteve Foundation since 2001. These courses have been held throughout Spain on six occasions, with a total of 146 attendants. The main problems suffered by CRECs…

2005

La investigación en un entorno asistencial. Algunas reflexiones y ejemplos

The problems and lacks encountered daily by professional researchers are many. Accordingly, convincing the new generations of physicians to combine healthcare activities with research duties seems to be no easy task. However, the Esteve Foundation organized a round table in July 2004 where physicians with years of combining basic research and clinical practice were to…

2005