Friday, June 21, 2019

Researchers from IGE - UNR and CONICET visited LIF

They are staff members of the Institute of Experimental Genetics. Metronomic chemotherapy and repositioning of drugs are the main investigations in progress.
     LIF’s Board of Directors and Trustee welcomed researchers and maintenance a meeting where they could exchange information about the different activities of both institutions.
     “IGE works in basic research to produce pre clinical knowledge. The objective is reduce the time between the development of a new therapy and the use in patients. It is an interactive work between researchers and physicians,” expressed MD Graciela Scharovsky, IGE’s Director.
     For more than 15 years, IGE has been working in Chemotherapy and repositioning of drugs.
     Metronomic chemotherapy is defined as repeated administration of anti-neoplastic drugs at comparatively low doses frequently and without long drug-free period.
     After meeting, the visitors explored the different LIF’s facilities.

IGE: Institute of Experimental Genetics.
UNR: Universidad Nacional de Rosario - National University of Rosario.
CONICET: Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas - National Committee of Scientific and Technical Research.

Friday, June 14, 2019

Santa Fe Province Government Presented the Fluid Milk “Acunar”

LIF collaborated in different stages along by the development of this project.
Acunar is a fluid milk-based food registered by Santa Fe province which will be distributed free in healthcare centres and schools around the province.

The project was developed by Addvance, Santa Fe’s Health Ministry and LIF who contributed with legal and administrative advice.

“LIF such a State Society has an important experience to manage this kind of valuable projects. Our institution will be always available to help”, expressed LIF’s Board of Directors.

In the future, LIF might develop and produce the multivitamin formula used to supplement the fluid milk.

Monday, March 25, 2019

PAHO’s Representative Visited LIF

They exchanged institutional information and analysed the possibility that, in the future, LIF would be able to provide medicines through the PAHO Revolving Fund. 

LIF’s Board of Directors received Dr. Javier Uribe Echeverri, International Advisor, Health Services and Systems of Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

During the meeting, they exchanged institutional information and analysed the possibility that, in the future, LIF would be able to provide medicines through the PAHO Revolving Fund.

“Through the fund, Member States pool their national resources to procure high-quality life-saving vaccines and related products at the lowest price," expressed Dr. Uribe.


Thursday, March 21, 2019

Agreement Between LIF and FByCSB - UNL

Through this agreement students will do professional practices at LIF.
This agreement expects that FByCSB will be able to do professional practices at LIF under supervision of both institutions.

The deal includes students who want to get the degree as postgraduates.

The main objective is to promote the training and the continuing education of human resources.

Adriana Ortolani (Dean of FByCSB*), Guillermo Ramos (Academic Secretary - FByCSB); Diego Bruno (LIF Director); Silvina Mugni (Quality Control Manager - LIF) and Sebastián Macies (Person in Charge of Academic Relations - LIF) were present in the meeting.

* FByCSB - UNL: Facultad de Bioquímica y Ciencias Biológicas de la UNL.