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Presentation on theme: "INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ON HEALTH SCIENCES 2nd International Consulting Board Meeting."— Presentation transcript:


2 Mision “ To generate scientific and technological knowledge applied to the resolution of priorities of the local, national and international public health, in the following areas : Human Virology, Neurosciences and Molecular Medicine, Nutrition, Metabolic and Genetic Diseases, Environmental Health, Pharmacology, Biotechnology and Innovation; contributing to the development of qualified multidisciplinary researchers, innovative and competitive whom enrich the University, and promote the progress of the State and the Country in the international context ”. INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ON HEALTH SCIENCES

3 Vision To become a Center of Excellence attached to the national and international highest standards of quality, for scientists and researchers development, for generation of knowledge, innovation and technological development in health. According to globalization process and international collaboration that reinforces the scientific and technological quality of the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, and positions the State of Nuevo Leon as an international level leader. INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ON HEALTH SCIENCES

4 FEATURES Created within the UANL 2012 Vision and Knowledge City Project. Multidisciplinary integrated organism of the University. Center of Excellence on modern technology. Tied to the highest international prestige Research Organisms. Promotor of scientific and technological knowledge. Promotion and development of new researchers.

5 Facilities Located on the Medical Campus. Six store building including basement. Total surface of 7,717 m 2 Expansion capacity Usable surface of 838 m 2 on each floor INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ON HEALTH SCIENCES

6 Training and Education Bioethics and Safety Management Animal House and Research Lab COMMON RESOURCES CTY OF THE KNOWLEDGE UANL RESEARCH CENTER UNITS *Human Virology *Molecular Medicine and Neuroscience *Metabolic and Genetic Diseases *Enviromental Health and Pharmacology *Biotechnology and Innovation PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, NATIONAL AND INTERNACIONAL FINANCIAL SOURCES INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL BOARDS UNIVERSITY SCHOOLS Statistics and Public Health Clinical Area INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ON HEALTH SCIENCES PRODUCTIVE SECTOR

7 Human Virology Unit (Biosafety Lab Level III) Research Areas: Retrovirus, Tuberculosis and AIDS, West Nile Virus. Hepatitis C, Human Papiloma Virus. Development of Vaccines (AIDS, Herpes 1 and 2, Oncogenic viruses). Neurovirology and others agents. Internacional Partnerships: Institute for Human Virology (U. Maryland, Dr. Robert Gallo), National Institute for Agronomic Research, France; Hebrew University of Israel, University of North Carolina, Harvard School of Public Health.

8 Unit for Neurosciences and Molecular Medicine Research Areas: Disease Mechanisms, New Therapies and Gene Substitution. Amniotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis, Gene and Immune Therapy Against Brain Tumors. Evaluation of New Therapies in Neuropsychology. International Partnerships: National Institutes of Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, McLean Hospital (Harvard Medical School), Pan-American Society of Neurovirology, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor).

9 Unit for Nutrition, Metabolic and Genetic Diseases Research Areas: Obesity’s Prevention, Role of Leptin in Child Obesity. Obesity and Metabolism, Obesity and Genetics, Cancer and Nutrition. Genetics of Diabetes, Cardiovascular Diseases. Comorbidity of Obesity. Psychosocial Factors and Lifestyle. International Partnerships: Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, National Institutes of Health, Texas Woman’s University. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Pan –American Health Organization.

10 Research Areas: Exposure to Pollutants, Child Exposure to Pesticides. Respiratory, Oncologic and Neuromotor Diseases due to Enviromental Pollutants. Antineoplastic Drugs. Environment and Health; Risk and Protective Factors, Chronicity and Self-Care. Drug Abuse, Excercise and Movility. International Partnerships: Harvard School of Public Health, National Institutes of Health, Texas A&M University, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor). Unit for Environmental Health and Pharmacology

11 Unit for Biotechnology and Innovation Research Areas: Development of vaccines; virologic tests, genetic testing, disease biomarkers. Production, upscaling and purification of recombinant proteins. Development of new generation of Probiotics for medical use. Industrial biotechnology, applied to Health sciences and Pharmaceutical sciences. Caracterization of Dental pulp components for stem cell culture. International Partnerships: Harvard School of Public Health, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad of Baylor at Dallas, MD Anderson Hospital, Houston, Texas.

12 INTEGRATED SCHOOLS OF THE UNIVERSITY School of Biological Sciences School of Chemistry Sciences School of Nursing School of Medicine School of Veterinary Medicine and Zootecnic School of Dentistry School of Psychology School of Nutrition and Public Health

13 INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL COMITEES Internal Comitee integrated by local researchers, experts on different areas of knowledge. External Comitee integrated by outstanding international researchers. International Consulting Board. Activities: technical consulting, selection of priorities, project design, identification of financing sources.

14 Education and Training Auditorium, intelligent classrooms, virtual education and technology, training laboratory, interconnection with Units. Entailment with the National Library of Medicine of NIH. Doctorate and Postdoctorate Programs tied to the University Schools. COMMON AREAS

15 Bioethics and Safety Fulfillment of legal, ethical and safety demands of international agreements for education, and laboratories of clinical research on human and animals. Level III Biosafety Lab (Unit of Human Virology). COMMON AREAS

16 Statistics on Clinical Research and Public Health Statistical handling of Data and Community Component. Service of support in the biostatistics area and epidemiology guaranteeing the scientific validity Service of community connection, provision and location of patients, follow-up of cases, evaluation of community interventions. COMMON AREAS

17 Clinical Research Area Infrastructure for clinical research. Support services for the patients Link to the INH Clinical Center. COMMON AREAS

18 Laboratory of Animal Experimentation (Animal House and Research Lab ) To provide animal species required for Units, according research lines, including primates and non primates. Surgical room and special laboratories for transgenic mice. Link with the School of Veterinary Medicine. COMMON AREAS

19 Management Human resources, finances, purchases and supplies, maintenance and general services, communication and image. Search of financing sources and mechanisms of self-sustainability.

20 WORK PLAN STAGES 05 6 EFMAMJJASONDEFMAMJJASO 1 Research group selection 2 Master Plan 3 Internal and External Boards 4 Colaboration Agreements 5 Building Construction 6 Center Equipment 7 Initial Operations 20052006

21 BUDGET Building construction 6.1 Equipment 20.5 TOTAL US 26.6 mill US


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