PRÉMIOS PFIZER 2013 - Effective drug against severe general infection
Three research projects were awarded prizes for the optimization of biological therapies in chronic inflammatory and disabling diseases.
Effective drug against severe general infection
Luís Ferreira Moita and Nuno Figueiredo, of the Institute of Molecular Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, found that the pharmacological class of Anthracyclines used in cancer treatment is effective in the treatment of severe sepsis in mice. The ten thousand euros prize will be used in clinical trials in patients at Santa Maria Hospital.