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.