BIAL Award in Biomedicine 2023

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14th Symposium
“Behind and Beyond the Brain”

April 3 to 6, 2024
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Maria de Sousa Award 2024

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Prémio BIAL de Medicina Clínica 2024

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Researchers analysed studies on self-reported experiences related to the sensation of death during ayahuasca ceremonies.

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Could we have psi abilities if our brains didn't inhibit them?

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Luís Portela honoured with Prémio Universidade de Lisboa

Luís Portela was awarded in recognition of the "social impact, innovative personality, unique entrepreneurship and visionary leadership".

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BIAL Award in Biomedicine 2023 distinguishes pioneering research in brain cancer

A team led by researchers from the University of Heidelberg in Germany, won the BIAL Award in Biomedicine with a work focused on cancer neuroscience.

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President of the Republic honours the BIAL Foundation on its 30th anniversary

On 20th February, the President of the Republic conferred the insignia of Honorary Member of the Order of Merit upon the BIAL Foundation.

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