Simposio Internacional sobre Periodismo Biomédico

Twenty years ago, an international symposium was held at the Colegio de Periodistas de Barcelona for some of the most prominent representatives of the world of scientific news. These were times when the internet had not yet made an appearance and concerns in the group were different, but not so different from today. On September… 2011

Molecular biology & pharmacology of tissue repair

The 12th Esteve Foundation Symposium was held from 4-7 October 2006 in S’Agaro (Catalonia, Spain) on the topic Molecular Biology and Pharmacology of Tissue Repair with 21 speakers from 7 countries all over the world. It was chaired by Sabine Werner, from the Institute of Cell Biology of Zurich (Switzerland) and this was the program of the… 2006

Drug transport(ers) and the diseased brain

The 11th Esteve Foundation Symposium was held from 6-9 October 2004 in S’Agaro (Catalonia, Spain) on the topic Drug Transport(ers) and the Diseased Brain with 20 speakers from 11 countries all over the world. Lectures and discussions centered on strategies to overcome brain barriers to deliver (biopharmaceutical) drugs to the brain to treat CNS-disorders like… 2004

Inverse agonism

The Xth international symposium organized by the Esteve Foundation was held in S'Agaró (Girona, Spain; October 2-5, 2002). It was chaired by Adriaan IJzerman (Leiden/Amsterdam Center for Drug Research) and a total of 23 speakers completed the three days meeting. During the symposium important proof-of-concept was provided arround all the aspects of inverse agonism: in… 2002

Optimal dose identification

The Ninth International Symposium of the Esteve Foundation was held in Lloret de Mar (Girona, Spain; 4-7 October 2000). All lectures discussed the Optimal Dose Identification. It was chaired by Alasdair Breckenridge from the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics, University of Liverpool, and there were a total number of 29 participants. The proceedings of the… 2000

Variability in human drug response

The eighth international symposium organized by the Esteve Foundation, Variability in human drug response, was held on October 7-10, 1998 in Sitges. Aspects related to the variability in drug response were discussed. As shown in this symposium, the fact that each patient is different when given one same treatment entails both an obstacle and a… 1998

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

The pharmacology of sexual function and dysfunction

Professionals in the field of sexual pharmacology research gathered at the international symposium organized by the Esteve Foundation on October 9-12, 1994 in Majorca with the purpose of seeking answers to related issues. How can pharmacology contribute to clinically improve a number of existing sexual problems? What are the repercussions on the sexual function secondary… 1994

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… 1992

The clinical pharmacology of biotechnology products

The diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases found different opportunities for the development of new agents in the new techniques of molecular biology. The goal of this international symposium, organized by the Esteve Foundation on October 7-10, 1990 in Majorca, was to ascertain how the potential of modern biomedical science could be extrapolated into reality… 1990