OPEN DAY CEDOC-LYSOCIL 2020
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 science in person! On 29 February, 2020 CEDOC-NMS I FCM open its doors to the community with free activities for all ages from 10am to 5pm. This edition was centred 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 were organized with the presence of researchers and patients 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 principle investigators working in CEDOC-NMS I FCM RDs research area and in other areas of 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!