Learn about our ACCDiS research
During this year, ACCDiS will conduct an information campaign highlighting the Center’s discoveries, advances and areas of study, with the aim of bringing the community closer to science and being a reliable spokesperson for the main results in chronic disease research. From the principal investigators to the Center’s postdoctoral students and thesis students, they will […]
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Dr. Mario Chiong, participated in the Scientific Conference 2023 of the Institute of Public Health.
Different topics related to science and health will be developed during the XVI version of the Scientific Conferences. With more than 200 attendees, last Tuesday, May 16, the Institute of Public Health of Chile (ISP) concluded the first day of the Scientific Conferences that will be held until Thursday, May 18. The inauguration was in […]
With gold nanoparticles: scientists create technology to test Alzheimer’s drugs
Researchers from the Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Chile developed a system based on gold nanoparticles that facilitate the permeation of drugs through the blood-brain barrier of the brain. Researchers from the Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences of the University of Chile and the Advanced Center for Chronic Diseases […]
Dr. Sergio Lavandero, National Science Award: “Heart failure is a kind of new cancer”.
The fourth version of the symposium “From the Fundamental Sciences to the Clinical Arena in Medicine” was held with the participation of the outstanding academic, scientist and winner of the National Prize for Natural Sciences 2022, Sergio Lavandero. The meeting organized by the Department of Internal Medicine of the School of Medicine of the Universidad […]
Dr. Vicente Torres to speak at the Spanish Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The nomination was made on the basis of the advances made by the research group of the academic of the Faculty of Dentistry U. of Chile in the areas of Cellular and Molecular Biology. Invited to give the Plenary Conference Niemeyer 2023 meeting of the Spanish Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SEBBM), Dr. Vicente […]
Catterina Ferreccio’s column: End of Covid-19 emergency: Lessons from vaccination
By May 5, 2023, when WHO declared the end of the Covid-19 emergency, 70% of the world’s population (30% in low-income countries) had received at least one dose of vaccine, with seven million deaths reported globally. Decades of public investment in research and training of advanced human resources generated the knowledge needed for Covid-19 vaccines. […]