Researchers from Fundación Ciencia & Vida meet with authorities from Universidad San Sebastián
Within the framework of the alliance between Fundación Ciencia & Vida (FCV) and Universidad San Sebastián (USS), on August 21, the first meeting was held between Researchers from FCV and authorities from USS. The meeting, which was attended by the Rector Carlos Williamson and the Vice-Rector for Research and PhD programs, Carlos Vio, allowed researchers and authorities to discuss academic matters and plan future joint activities.
“Atacamex: Explorando lo Desconocido” wins prestigious international festival
In the Unofex International Film Fest, on August 10, “Atacamex: Explorando lo desconocido” was awarded with the highest distinction as best Documentary. This festival recognizes the excellence of the seventh art around the world, where more than 600 films, from more than 25 countries, participated.&Nbsp;
Grand Premiere of “Bichitos Invisibles” on Screens of “TV Educa a Chile”
On August 16, “Bichitos Invisibles” premiered on screens of “TV Educa Chile”, a children’s series that gives voice to boys and girls from Arica to Punta Arenas, to expose their feelings, questions, experiences, opinions, and thoughts about COVID-19.
Researchers from Fundación Ciencia & Vida highlighted in press because of study describing a key cell in the fight against cancer
Dr. Alvaro Lladser, Head of the Immuno-oncology Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, along with researcher Dr. Sofía Hidalgo, participated in a press release to address their study that managed to describe the function of type 3 dendritic cells of the immune system, whose role would be decisive in stopping the development of cancerous tumors.
Researchers from Fundación Ciencia & Vida publish an article in Oxford Academic
Researchers from the Bioinformatics and Genome Biology Lab of FCV, headed by Dr. David Holmes, published an article titled “AciDB 1.0: A database of acidophilic organisms, their genomic information and associated metadata”.
Director of International Relations of Fundación Ciencia & Vida in press media
Sebastián Bernales, Director of International Relations of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, participated in national press releases talking about advances in research leading to the inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 virus entering into human cells.
Innovative product, supported by Fundación Ciencia & Vida, is highlighted in press media
Dentoxol mouthwash, developed by the national company Ingalfarma and supported by Fundación Ciencia & Vida, allows treating mouth ulcers by regenerating mouth cells. The product has been tested in cancer patients and has received its license, by the Public Health Institute of Chile (ISP), for sell in pharmacies.