07.03.2017

The Congress of the Spanish Pharmacological Society comes to Barcelona

The 37 th Congress of the Spanish Pharmacological Society (SEF) is to be held from 18 to 21 June in Barcelona, organized jointly with the British Pharmacological Society (BPS). New targets for oncological diseases, innovative therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative processes, and educational innovation in pharmacological training are some of the subjects to be covered. The deadline for advanced registration is Friday 10 March.

 

Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Farmacología

Josep Eladi Baños, Professor at the Department of Experimental and Health Sciences at UPF, is leading the organizing committee of the conference along with Francisco Ciruela, head of the Neuropharmacology and Pain Research Group at the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), and Elisabet Vila, from the Institute of Neurosciences of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB).

"This congress is especially interesting this year because of the participation of the British Pharmacological Society, one of the largest in Europe, which will enhance contacts between top scientists in the field of pharmacology", says Josep Eladi Baños.

Josep Eladi Baños UPF

The new edition of the SEF congress -a space focusing its interest on the youngest talents- aims to give greater importance to the new researchers and offer them the possibility of contacting different prestigious international experts. The scientific programme includes plenary sessions, symposia, oral presentations and posters on different fields of pharmacology with most international outreach.

The plenary sessions will enjoy the participation of the experts Rafael Maldonado, head of the  NeuroPhar Laboratory at UPF; Manel Esteller, professor at the UB and ICREA researcher at the IDIBELL; Paul Insel (University of California, United States), Antonio Ferrer-Montiel (Miguel Hernández University), Mabel Loza (University of Santiago de Compostela), and Angneta Nordberg (Karolinska Institute, Sweden). The symposium programme will also involve Olga Valverde, head of the  Neurobiology of Behaviour Research Group at UPF; Sílvia Sánchez and Salvador Cañigueral from UB; Leonardo Pardo and Magí Farré (UAB), and Josep Maria Piultas (IDIBELL), among others.