May 6, 2021


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;

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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. 

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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.
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Nota Radio DUNA – 04 agosto
Las Últimas Noticias – 10 agosto

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”.

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Fundación Ciencia & Vida highlighted in national press

The role of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, in the context of COVID-19 pandemic, is highlighted in press releases.

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Executive Director of Fundación Ciencia & Vida in press media

Dr. Mario Rosemblatt, Executive Director of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, participated in press releases to analyze the role of Science and Public policies in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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. 

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Head of the Computational Biology Lab analyses the COVID-19 emergency

The head of the Computational Biology Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, Tomás Pérez-Acle, participates in interviews with press media to analyze the projection of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Nota Radio USACH – 14 agosto
Nota Web Radio Sonar -14 agosto
Nota Diario El Pinguino – 15 agosto
Nota Chilevisión – 14 agosto
Nota Canal Stgo. TV – 14 agosto
Nota Radio Futuro – 24 agosto
– Nota Radio Sonar – 27 agosto

Business Director of Fundación Ciencia & Vida analyses scientific news on various audiovisual platforms

The Business Director of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, Cristián Hernández, analyses the most recent news regarding the biotech industry, and other topics, in the context of the pandemic. 

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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.

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Researcher from Fundación Ciencia & Vida talks in press media about Coronavirus infections

Nicolás Muena, researcher from the Molecular Virology Lab of Fundación Ciencia & Vida, participates in interviews with press media to analyze various topics regarding coronavirus infections.

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