News

The activities of the IBSA Foundation are numerous and continue the commitments which often rely on the collaboration of schools and institutions in order to disseminate the culture of science.
Here we have our latest news.

Scientific Forum: Female Healthy Aging

The scientific Forum organized by IBSA Foundation took place at the University Hospital of Zurich, on September 7th, 2017. The aim was to address issues related to sexuality, risk of osteoporosis and cardiovascular diseases as well as other specific disorders affecting the lifestyle of menopausal women.    

31 August 2017

Scientific Forum: Basic mechanisms of cancer immunotherapy

The Forum on oncologic immunotherapy, which has been treating various types of cancer (melanoma, lungs), which were difficult to treat until recently, took place on June 16th, in the USI Auditorium – It is one of the events organized by IBSA Foundation, within the context of the “International Congress on Malignant Lymphoma”.

16 June 2017

“La Scienza a regola d’Arte”: Tony Cragg – Piergiorgio Odifreddi in conversation

Taking as a basis this quote by famous contemporary artist Tony Cragg: “I see art as supplement and expansion of science”, the MASI and IBSA Foundations have launched a series of conversations among representatives of the artistic and scientific field, entitled: “La Scienza a regola d’Arte”.

10 May 2017

As part of the meeting #bastabufale, the prize-giving of the contest “Bufale in rete: come riconoscerle!”

The concrete proposals emerging from the schools, enterprises and social media to counteract the fake news, have been the central theme of the meeting wanted by the President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Laura Boldrini, which was held on Tuesday, May 2, at 10.30 am in the Queen’s Hall of Montecitorio.

4 May 2017

“I Ragazzi di Pasteur”: the school project explaining science through a comic strip

A book series to explain science to kids in a simple and funny way. This is the initiative “I Ragazzi di Pasteur”, born from the collaboration between IBSA Foundation and the Pasteur Institute in Italy, which has been presented on 23 April, in Milano Fiera on the occasion of the event “Tempo di Libri”.

23 April 2017

E- Health: Between hoaxes and the truth: the Two Sides of Online Health

The Internet’s enormous ability to readily provide information can become dangerous if users are not capable of evaluating the reliability of what they find. The more delicate the subject matter, the truer this is.

26 January 2017

Misinformation on internet: learning to recognise it!

Pasteur for boys and girls, a project featuring a series of books to be distributed in Italian schools and a competition titled Misinformation on the internet: learning to recognise it!, was presented in Rome

20 December 2016

New technologies to treat neurodisorders: neuroprosthetics

At the forum titled “New technologies to treat neurodisorders: neuroprosthetics” international leading experts discussed the significant progress made in the field of neuroengineering

15 December 2016

Assisted Reproduction: a long and costly journey

Couples seeking assisted reproduction (ART) treatment are increasingly of a more advanced age, more educated and in stable employment. Couples seeking ART are increasingly of a more advanced age with mean paternal age being 39.8 in 2016 vs. 37.7 in 2008 and mean maternal age 36.7 years in 2016 vs. 35.3 years in 2008, have a higher education level and more stable employment.

8 December 2016

The thyroid…in the periphery!

At the Forum titled “The thyroid…in the periphery!” world leading endocrinology experts discussed significant progress made by research on the thyroid gland

4 December 2016