Films are the perfect vehicle to interpret our surroundings, and the world of medicines is no exception. The Societat Catalana de Farmacologia (Catalan Society of Pharmacology) presents the conference Cine y medicamentos (Cinema and Medicines), ?in which three leading pharmacologists will analyse the discipline from the perspective of three recent films in the history of cinema.

The conference will take place on 25 February 2015 at 6 pm in room 9 of the Academy (Major de Can Caralleu, 1-7. Barcelona). The programme will be as follows:

The presence of medicines in commercial cinema
Josep-Eladi Baños
Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Conflicts of medicines in times of aids: Dallas Buyer's Club
Magí Farré
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The pharmaceutical industry in the cinema: The constant gardener
Fèlix Bosch
Universitat Pompeu Fabra / Fundación Dr. Antonio Esteve

Clinical research with medicines and ethical conflicts: Extreme measures
Josep-Eladi Baños