Champalimaud Research Symposium 2019
IN HEALTH AND DISEASE
The topic will be highlighted from different angles and include discussion on the homeostatic mechanisms that underlie inflammation, injury, ageing and oncogenic transformation in different tissues of our body. Invited speakers will therefore cover aspects from immunology, cell signaling, genetics and tissue regeneration in different model organisms.
Lucy Erin O’Brien
Tor Erik Rusten
Christa Rhiner, Eduardo Moreno and Henrique Veiga-Fernandes
Ana Casaca, Patrícia Correia and Pedro Alves
DESIGN & COMMUNICATION
Catarina Ramos, Diogo Matias and Marta Correia
Meet the SpeakersThey are focused on the homeostatic mechanisms that underlie inflammation, injury, ageing and oncogenic transformation in different tissues.
Inaugurated on October 5th 2010, the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown is now a part of the important riverside area of Belém, near the magnificent Tower of Belém. This area, where the river Tejo meets the Atlantic Ocean, is of great historical significance as the great Portuguese pioneers sailed from this location to discover the “unknown” in the XV and XVI centuries.
The presence of the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown leverages this historical heritage by creating an inspirational link between the discoveries of yesteryear and the epic adventure of scientific research. Here, everything converges in the creation of a unique atmosphere for the development of the most advanced multidisciplinary and translational research in the field of biomedicine. The building’s contemporary architecture, along with its functionality, offers outstanding conditions to investigators, academics and health professionals, from Portugal and beyond, to carry out work oriented towards excellence and practical results.
The Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown covers an area of 60,000m2 facing the river Tejo and comprises three large areas. The main building houses the Champalimaud Clinical Centre’s diagnostic and treatment facilities, an indoor garden, research laboratories and administrative services, all interlinked to promote discussion and collaboration between scientists, clinicians and other professionals. A tropical pergola-covered garden is at the heart of this structure.
The Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown is a state-of-the-art facility for science, medicine, technology and public use.
By partnering with the 2019 Champalimaud Research Symposium, your organisation will be associated with one of the key scientific international events held in Portugal and engage with the national and international scientific community dedicated to disease oriented research, with a special focus on modern physiology in development, ageing, immunity and cancer.