- Date: May 16, 2018
The above is the title of an article published in the Social Observatory of “la Caixa”, which shows imbalances between the social impact of certain diseases and the intensity of the research dedicated to them.
In Spain for example, illnesses such as strokes and depression are investigated less than they should be, given how frequently they occur in the population. Cardiovascular and infectious diseases cause considerable strain on healthcare systems around the world, but are the subject of less than 10% of scientific publications. The authors of the article also make a number of suggestions to try to adjust research efforts to the population's actual healthcare needs.
May 24, 2018
The initiative aims to encourage collaboration between Spanish scientists and MIT, and is open to researchers from non-profit universities and research centres.
May 10, 2018
28 May marks one of this year’s deadlines for applications for projects that want to take advantage of the EIT Health Living Labs and Test Beds network.
May 08, 2018
The eighth edition of the introductory course in bioentrepreneurship, "Claus per Bioemprendre", will be held throughout the month of May.