The most innovative technology projects in the healthcare sector were presented this November 26th at the third edition of the Accelerator Meeting Point (AMP). The digital meeting allowed different IDIBELL entrepreneurs and invited entities from the HealthTech/Biotech sector to espouse their projects to investors and pharmaceutical companies to obtain financing.
Next Saturday, November 28th, researchers of Bellvitge will present their most recent investigations to the general public. The new website Sinergia will broadcast a wide program of virtual talks. Sinergia has been specifically released to celebrate the first virtual edition of the Festival for the Research and Innovation in Health of L’Hospitalet.
A total of 44 researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) and Bellvitge University Hospital (HUB) sign an article in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases, where they demonstrate the beneficial effect of the use of corticosteroids added to tocilizumab treatment to improve the prognosis of critical patients of Covid-19.
The Intensive Medicine Service of the Bellvitge University Hospital (HUB) participates, through the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL), in the European ENVISION project, which will develop an intelligent decision support system to improve the monitoring and treatment of patients with Covid-19 in ICUs.
Dr. Fernando Fernández-Aranda is currently the editor-in-chief of the European Eating Disorders Review, a journal that has published a special issue in October focusing on the impact of the pandemic and lockdown on patients with eating disorders and obesity. We spoke with Dr. Fernández-Aranda about this special and the reflections they have extracted.