February 29, 2020 @ CEDOC-NMS I FCM

The Chronic Diseases Research Centre (CEDOC), from NOVA Medical School (CEDOC-NMS I FCM) in partnership with the LYSOCIL project have organized an Open Day to provide the opportunity to the public to meet scientist in person! On 29th February, 2020 CEDOC-NMS I FCM opened its doors to the community with free activities for all ages from 10 am to 5 pm. This edition was centered on “Rare Diseases” and the program also included activities related to Chronic Diseases, Genetics and Nutrition with science stands, activities for kids and visits to laboratories. A special session on RDs was organized with the presence of researchers and patient associations. This session ended with a speed dating with researchers talking with the representatives of the patient associations.

An exhibition of scientific images of CEDOC-NMS I FCM and LYSOCIL research was also inaugurated in this event. The images feature the work of students, post-docs, senior researchers and principal investigators working in CEDOC-NMS I FCM RDs research and in other areas such as Cardio-Metabolic Disorders, Neurological and Vision Disorders, Oncobiology and Epidemiology, Health Services Research and Public Health. With 400 visitors and 100 volunteers, this event was a success!

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