Cuba Hosts 6th Workshop of Basic Biomedical Sciences

Havana, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) The 6th Workshop on Basic Biomedical Sciences started today in this capital with a great international participation and the aim to continue raising the level of Cuban health professionals, recognized worldwide.

Today’s agenda includes lectures on several issues such as genetics, nutrition, probiotics in medicine and preclinical and clinical data of the amniotic membrane, by renowned specialists from Spain, the United States and several Latin America nations.

This event welcomes doctors, stomatologists, nursing graduates and other specialists who are working or researching in the areas of the Basic Biomedical Sciences, the Cuban News Agency (ACN) stated.

Its objective is to raise the level of teachers and enrich the scientific production of medicine and biomedical science in the Caribbean country, the Head of Dissemination and Information at the University of Medical Sciences in Havana, Cosme More, said.

Courses, trainings and lectures related to the metabolic diseases, biomedical anthropology in vulnerable groups, experimental models in the basic science research, and neuro-protection in degenerative diseases are also included.

The event, which began on April 17th and will conclude tomorrow, is hosted at the ‘Victoria de Giron’ Institute of Basic and Preclinical Sciences, a leading center in Cuba to train highly qualified medical professionals, the organizing committee said.

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