On April 21st some students from different high schools in Barcelona visited us in order to attend the research dissemination workshop regarding the discovery of drugs and some advances from our project PID2020-118127RB-I00 (from Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Agencia Estatal de Investigación and FEDER) entitled “Synthesis of compounds with innovative mechanisms of action against neurodegenerative diseases and neuropathic pain”. This first edition was entitled “Drug discovery – Advancing towards the efficient treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and neuropathic pain 2022”.
It was organised in three different seminars:
- Seminar 1: Drugs and drug discovery – Dr. Diego Muñoz-Torrero.
- Seminar 2: Neurodegenerative diseases and neuropathic pain: socio-sanitary impact and limitations of current treatments – Dra. Eugènia Pujol.
- Seminar 3: New paradigms in the design of drugs against neurodegenerative diseases and neuropathic pain – Noemí Martínez.
The activity finished with a guided visit to our laboratory, organised by Anna Sampietro.