Champalimaud Foundation (English) Newsroom en Copyright 2013 2021-07-27T16:05:34.441977 António Champalimaud Vision Award 2019: Brazil CF News The world's largest Award in the field of vision, worth 1 million euros, recognises the unique work of three Brazilian institutions in the fight against blindness. CF News 2019-09-04T12:09:57+01:00 World Sight Day 2018 CF News Blindness and vision impairment still represent a huge global burden affecting over 253 million people around the world, 90% of them living in low and income countries. CF News 2018-10-11T18:10:39+01:00 2018 António Champalimaud Vision Award winners announced today CF News The 2018 Champalimaud Vision Award distinguishes first successful gene therapy to cure an inherited human disease. CF News 2018-09-04T18:35:47+01:00 (Un)Known: Cancer in Young Woman CF News On 21 September 2018, the Champalimaud Foundation will hold its first international meeting about gynaecological cancer: "(Un)Known – Cancer in Young Women". CF News 2018-08-09T16:45:09+01:00 Imaging Hallmarks of Cancer - 18-19 October 2018 CF News The European School of Radiology (ESOR) Symposium on Imaging Hallmarks of Cancer takes place at the Champalimaud Foundation on 18 - 19 October 2018. Professor Patrick Bossuyt is one of the keynote speakers, giving a presentation entitled “Changes in the evaluation of medical tests: from results to consequences.” CF News 2018-05-30T11:32:53+01:00 Angels and Demons in Rectal Cancer: Challenging the Dogmas - 22nd and 23rd February 2018 CF News Meet one of the speakers of the event, Dr. Inês Santiago, a diagnostic radiologist, talking about her role within the Champalimaud approach to rectal cancer. CF News 2018-01-11T16:24:18+00:00 Angels and Demons in Rectal Cancer: Challenging the Dogmas Events On 22nd-23rd February we will share with you the many dogmas that now need to be challenged by the modern Colorectal Cancer MDT and the many improvements that now seem possible for the patients of tomorrow. Events 2017-12-12T17:21:29+00:00 Three Champalimaud scientists awarded grants from the European Research Council CF News Three investigators from the Champalimaud Research (CR) Programme were awarded European Research Council (ERC) Consolidator Grants, each for the sum of two million euros. CF News 2017-11-29T11:51:43+00:00 Symposium on Imaging Hallmarks of Cancer, 26th – 27th October 2017 CF News Meet the Speakers: Prof. Nicholas Gourtsoyiannis CF News 2017-09-29T12:20:37+01:00 Symposium on Imaging Hallmarks of Cancer, 26th – 27th October 2017 CF News Meet the Speakers: Professor Gabriel Krestin CF News 2017-09-29T12:10:26+01:00 Symposium on Imaging Hallmarks of Cancer, 26th – 27th October 2017 CF News Meet the Speakers: Dr. Marc Ghysels CF News 2017-09-14T15:10:02+01:00 2017 Champalimaud Vision Award distinguishes extraordinary performance in supporting forgotten communities around the world CF News Today the winners of the 2017 António Champalimaud Vision Award are announced: the work of Sightsavers e CBM helps millions of people to live productively and independently. CF News 2017-09-05T18:03:41+01:00 Simone Veil (1927-2017) CF News It was with sadness that the Champalimaud Foundation learned of the passing of Simone Veil, esteemed member of the Champalimaud General Council. CF News 2017-06-30T16:19:23+01:00 Indian Prime Minister visits the Champalimaud Foundation CF News Within the scope of an official visit to Portugal, Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, visited the Champalimaud Foundation on Saturday, 24 June, together with António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal. CF News 2017-06-27T16:43:23+01:00 Rui Costa, Champalimaud Research Director, has been awarded the Ariëns Kappers Medal CF News On Tuesday, 27 June 2017, Portuguese neuroscientist Rui Costa, principal investigator and Director of Champalimaud Research, received the Ariëns Kappers Medal from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, at a ceremony held at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN). CF News 2017-06-27T12:00:00+01:00 The Champalimaud Foundation’s New “Comprehensive Metastasis Centre" CF News The Champalimaud Foundation’s newest programme was recently announced, operating within the framework of understanding, preventing and treating cancer metastases. CF News 2017-06-02T15:35:39+01:00 Oncologic Nursing in the Champalimaud Foundation CF News Last week, two initiatives from the Clinical Centre’s nursing team dominated proceedings at the Champalimaud Foundation: the 1st Oncologic Nursing Course and the 2nd Oncologic Nursing Conference. CF News 2017-05-29T16:30:23+01:00 Symposium on Minimally Invasive Approach to Rectal Cancer – Teaching and Learning CF News On 15th and 16th May, the Champalimaud Foundation opened its doors to discuss alternative ways to address and treat colorectal cancer. CF News 2017-05-18T17:10:30+01:00 ARVO/Champalimaud Lecture 2017 CF News The Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) is the largest gathering of eye and vision researchers in the world, attracting over 11,000 attendees from more than 75 countries, and it is taking place in Baltimore, USA, 7 – 11 May, 2017. CF News 2017-05-11T15:07:29+01:00 1st Oncologic Nursing Course at the Champalimaud Foundation CF News In this interview with the members of the Organising Committee of the 1st Oncologic Nursing Course at the Champalimaud Foundation, we got to know more about the team’s objectives, how they intend to achieve them, and the importance they attach to the continual training in nursing in the oncological field as a way to improve care provision. CF News 2017-04-21T13:34:19+01:00 Today was the closing day of the GI-oncology & Endoscopy Workshop (GOEW) CF News The "GOEW: Update on diagnostic and interventional endoscopy for GI-oncology" was brought to a close on Saturday afternoon by Prof. Jacques Devière, with the faculty members, guest speakers, international experts and the assembled attendees pronouncing the event a great success. CF News 2017-04-01T13:00:00+01:00 Inside CCU - Glasswash and Media Preparation Platform Features In an institution that brings together research and clinical practice, we spoke with Maria Vito, director of one of the platforms that is truly transversal to these two components. Features 2017-03-30T16:49:41+01:00 The Champalimaud Research reaches the community Features We spoke to Catarina Ramos, head of the Science Communication Office at Champalimaud Research to explain why it is important for a research institution to reach out to the wider public. Features 2017-03-23T15:43:32+00:00 Chanel Coelho – Circulating Patient Manager Features Today we talked with Chanel Coelho, a Patient Manager at the Champalimaud Clinical Centre, who welcomed us with the same friendly smile that she offers on a daily basis to the patients who visit the Champalimaud Foundation. Features 2017-03-08T15:01:04+00:00 Registration are now open for the 2017 Champalimaud Research Symposium CF News The 2017 Champalimaud Research Symposium, with the theme “Physiology: from development to disease” will be held in Lisbon, Portugal from the 9th to the 11th of October 2017. CF News 2017-03-03T19:12:50+00:00 Advanced Radiotherapy Techniques Clinical School at the forefront of radiation oncology training CF News The Advanced Radiotherapy Techniques Clinical School at the Champalimaud Centre brings innovative training techniques in a constantly developing field to an international audience. CF News 2017-02-24T12:50:58+00:00 Ana Canudo and Diana Dantas - Nuclear Medicine Technicians at the Champalimaud Centre CF News Ana Canudo and Diana Dantas are Nuclear Medicine Technicians here at the Champalimaud Centre. In this interview, they tell us about their work in one of the most cutting-edge areas of oncologic diagnosis and treatment. CF News 2017-02-13T15:41:38+00:00 The Champalimaud Foundation at ARVO-Asia 2017 CF News It was with great pleasure that the Champalimaud Foundation accepted the invitation to participate in this year's ARVO-Asia Conference, ending today, 8th February. CF News 2017-02-08T15:37:55+00:00 Inside CCU - Surgical Centre Features We walked around the fantastic new facility here at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, which was officially opened recently by President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, and asked some of the people working there to tell us their favourite aspect of their new surroundings. Features 2017-02-07T15:37:20+00:00 10th Annual Champalimaud Research Symposium, Hyderabad CF News 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of a partnership that the Champalimaud Foundation is extremely proud of: the one between our institution and LV Prasad Eye Institution. And what better way to commemorate this special day than to share yet another opportunity to exchange knowledge, experiences and to celebrate all that has been achieved in the last decade. CF News 2017-02-01T15:34:26+00:00 Bárbara Dias and João Marques - Radiotherapists at the Champalimaud Clinical Centre Features Bárbara Dias and João Marques are Radiation Therapists at the Champalimaud Clinical Centre and they have kindly agreed to tell us about their work and the developments of the last five years in one of the key areas of the Champalimaud Centre. Features 2017-01-18T15:14:19+00:00 First GI-Oncology & Endoscopy Workshop Events Registrations are now open for the first Gastro-oncology Endoscopy Workshop (GOEW), which will be held at the Champalimaud Foundation on the 31 March & 01 April. Events 2017-01-05T15:17:20+00:00 A year in review - Part 3 of 3 CF News Carlos Ribeiro and Inês Santiago close the series "A year in review" and tell us a little about what 2016 brought them (... and took) and what they expect from 2017. CF News 2016-12-29T11:10:01+00:00 A year in review - Part 2 of 3 CF News Today is Pedro Garcia da Silva (Manager of Teaching Lab) and Javier Morales (Radiation oncologist) turn to tell us about what 2016 has brought them and what are their expectations for the next year, in the second part of the series "A year in review". CF News 2016-12-26T17:15:37+00:00 A year in review - Part 1 of 3 CF News As 2016 comes to an end, we asked various members of the Champalimaud Team to tell us about their year, and their hopes for next year. CF News 2016-12-23T16:28:22+00:00 Ana Catarina Certal, from the Champalimaud Foundation, was elected member of the Zebrafish Husbandry Association Executive Board CF News For the first time in the history of this association, created 10 years ago in the United States of America and with members in more than 15 countries, a non-American president was nominated and elected. CF News 2016-12-23T16:09:07+00:00 State of the art iQon CT Scanner from Philips arrives to CF CF News The Champalimaud Centre continues to innovate on the front line of healthcare, welcoming this state of the art Philips iQon CT scanner today. Faster. Safer. More precise. CF News 2016-12-19T18:50:52+00:00 Inside CCU - Auditorium CF News Meet Tânia Pascoal, Event Manager at the Champalimaud Foundation CF News 2016-12-14T21:41:04+00:00 Neurons that control judgement of time discovered in the mouse brain In the media Time flows, time flies, time stands still. All these expressions show just how highly variable, depending on multiple factors, our perception of the passage of time can be. How is this subjective experience embodied in the human brain? Scientists in Portugal have begun to unravel this fundamental question. In the media 2016-12-08T18:43:03+00:00 The Champalimaud Foundation received the King and Queen of Spain CF News On the 30th of november, as part of the state visit to Portugal, King Philip VI and Queen Letizia were at the Champalimaud Centre, where they were welcomed by the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the President of the Foundation, Leonor Beleza, and Vice-President, João Silveira Botelho. CF News 2016-12-05T16:38:26+00:00 Gabriela Ribeiro - PhD Student at the Champalimaud Centre for the unknown Features Gabriela is here today to tell us about her work involving the neuroscience of obesity. Features 2016-12-02T15:43:45+00:00 The unknown, 100 years from now. The highlights! CF News A year ago, we were planning our biggest ever event: a journey into The Unknown - 100 Years from Now. All of the presentations are available on our YouTube page, and you can see the highlights here. CF News 2016-11-18T12:20:28+00:00 Targeted Cancer Therapy: a look into the future Events Two world renowned visiting professors from The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center will visit our Foundation - Save the Date: November 17th Events 2016-11-11T13:21:16+00:00 Trial Version Features Teste Features 2016-10-26T18:55:26+01:00 Urogenital function in robotic vs laparoscopic rectal cancer surgery: a comparative study CF News New paper from the Champalimaud Foundation's Amjad Parvaiz shows benefits of robotic rectal cancer surgery over laparoscopic surgery. CF News 2016-10-25T20:46:28+01:00 Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco visits the Champalimaud Foundation CF News President of the "Lalla Salma Foundation", Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco was received at the Champalimaud Foundation, this Sunday, October 22. CF News 2016-10-23T15:57:13+01:00 European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety visits the Champalimaud Foundation CF News On Friday, 14 October, the Champalimaud Foundation had the pleasure of receiving the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Vytenis Andriukaitis. CF News 2016-10-14T13:42:33+01:00 Eduardo Moreno - Principal Investigator at Champalimaud Foundation Features Eduardo Moreno is our latest Principal Investigator in Champalimaud Research. In this interview, he explains his work and introduces us to the world of selfish cells, Flower molecules and cellular gossip! Welcome, Eduardo. Features 2016-10-07T17:44:42+01:00 António Guterres elected United Nations Secretary-General Features It is with great pleasure that the Champalimaud Foundation welcomes the news of the appointment of António Guterres as Secretary-General of the United Nations. Features 2016-10-06T14:54:26+01:00 A day in the life of... Benedita Moura Features Spend "A Day in the Life of... Benedita Moura", coordinator of our brand new International Patient Office. Benedita has not been with us very long, but she was more than happy to talk us through her typical, busy day. Features 2016-09-25T17:38:49+01:00 The 5th Champalimaud Neuroscience Symposium CF News From today at 6pm until 24th September, the Champalimaud Foundation is hosting the Champalimaud Neuroscience Symposium. This is a unique opportunity to see the cutting-edge work performed by some of the most respected neuroscientists. CF News 2016-09-21T16:34:38+01:00 Announcing the four winners of the 10th edition of the António Champalimaud Vision Award 2016. CF News 2016 Champalimaud Vision Award recognises extraordinary findings in the relationship between the brain and the eyes, research that opens up the potential development of new therapies to combat vision disorders. CF News 2016-09-06T18:31:21+01:00 Inside CCU - Paula Preciosa Features This week we spoke to a very important member of our team: she makes sure that the gardens surrounding the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown look beautiful on a daily basis... Features 2016-08-26T16:07:42+01:00 Inside CCU - Pathology Lab Features Ana Santos kindly gave us a guided tour of this interesting and important platform. Features 2016-08-10T12:05:04+01:00 Rachelle Bissett-Amess, Coordinator of EARCS Features Rachelle is the Coordinator of EARCS (European Academy of Robotic Colorectal Surgery), a professional training body for qualified robotic colorectal surgeons, founded in 2014. Features 2016-08-05T18:40:58+01:00 Inside CCU - Sérgio Casimiro and Soraia Rodrigues Features Inside CCU: Welcome to the Glasswash and Media Preparation room, where we found Sérgio Casimiro and Soraia Rodrigues working hard as ever. Features 2016-08-04T17:16:10+01:00 Professor António Parreira 2016 Features Professor Antonio Parreira has been Clinical Director of the Champalimaud Clinical Centre since almost the very beginning. We asked him about his view on the developments that have been made over the last 5 years. Features 2016-07-29T17:17:22+01:00 Workshop: The Liver Beyond Surgery in Colorectal Metastatic Disease Events Registrations are now open for the workshop on the treatment of liver metastasis from colon and rectal tumours, focusing on minimally invasive procedures - 18th November 2016. Events 2016-07-28T15:48:18+01:00 Inside CCU - Ana Vital Melo Features Ana Vital Melo is the Director of one of our most cherished educational project, the Champimóvel. We asked her to tell us about one of her favorite places in the Champalimaud Foundation, and without hesitation Ana identified the Darwin's Café. Features 2016-07-19T20:11:11+01:00 Prof. Celso Matos - Chairman of the Imaging Department Features Prof. Celso Matos is a renowned Radiologist and Clinical researcher in the field of MRI. Fortunately, he found time to talk to us about his work, background and ideas for the future. Features 2016-07-15T19:54:57+01:00 Nuno Rodrigues at ESTRO 2016 Features At the recent ESTRO meeting Turin, one of our Radiotherapy Technicians, Nuno Rodrigues, presented the winning poster. We spoke to him about the achievement. Features 2016-07-13T20:14:13+01:00 ESGAR Learning Centre at Champalimaud Foundation CF News Forging links: Learning Centre established through Champalimaud Foundation and ESGAR partnership. CF News 2016-06-28T17:04:58+01:00 Inside CCU - Lúcia Lima and Mariana Neves Features On a beautiful sunny day, we bumped into Lúcia Lima and Mariana Neves, two of our administrative assistants, enjoying the view from our public walkway "The Way to the Unknown". We asked them why they had chosen to spend their lunch break in this particular place. Features 2016-06-22T16:40:10+01:00 Challenges in Laparoscopy and Robotics 2016 CF News Starting on June 9, and lasting for three days, the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown hosted the 2016 Challenges in Laparoscopy and Robotics meeting in Lisbon. CF News 2016-06-21T18:39:16+01:00 Champalimaud Foundation's General Council and the new surgical wing CF News Champalimaud Foundation's General Council and the visit to the new surgical wing of the Foundation CF News 2016-06-04T18:21:32+01:00 First Champalimaud Cancer Nurse Conference CF News The recognition of the vital role that nurses play in modern cancer treatment. CF News 2016-06-03T19:36:21+01:00 The Doctor's Doctor CF News Working behind the scenes, but hugely important to modern oncology – what exactly does a pathologist do?! We spoke to our Head of Anatomic Pathology Prof. António Lopez-Beltran about his career and the role of a pathologist in cancer diagnosis and treatment. CF News 2016-05-31T17:10:28+01:00 Thank you Professor Maria de Sousa CF News The "Landscapes on Lymphocyte Itineraries" symposium was held at the Champalimaud Foundation yesterday, 26 May 2016. It was an event which celebrated science, curiosity, initiative and knowledge, but, above all, it paid tribute to Professor Maria de Sousa for her invaluable contribution to the current panorama of scientific research in Portugal. CF News 2016-05-27T14:36:08+01:00 The Hospital of the Future CF News On Tuesday 24th May, Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent was a guest at the Champalimaud Foundation. He came to visit the facilities here and to speak at the latest of our “Cancer Talks” events: “The Hospital of the Future.” CF News 2016-05-25T18:31:40+01:00 Get to know Alexandra Belchior, Coordinator of the Nursing Team at the CCC Features Alexandra Belchior, Coordinator of the Nursing Team at the CCC, tells us the reasons and motivations that led her to become a nurse and all the personalised care that is provided to each of our patients. She even introduces the 1st Champalimaud Cancer Nurse Conference! Features 2016-05-17T18:48:05+01:00 ARVO/Champalimaud Lecture 2016 CF News World’s largest vision meeting celebrates the achievements of the 2015 António Champalimaud Vision Award laureates CF News 2016-05-06T18:01:31+01:00 The Liver beyond Surgery in Colorectal Metastasis Events Save the date for 'The Liverbeyond Surgery in Colorectal Metastasis' on November 18th at the CCU. Programme and registrations info to follow shortly. Events 2016-05-05T18:18:49+01:00 Interventional radiology: an interview with Dr. Luís Rosa Features We interviewed Dr. Luís Rosa, regarding his vast experience on inverventional oncology, so that we can understand what are the benefits of these procedures in specific situations. Features 2016-04-29T18:34:09+01:00 Inside CCU Features Time for a break at the kiosk: let's meet Yuri Teixeira Features 2016-04-28T17:57:48+01:00 A Day in the Life of… Manuela Seixas Features What exactly happens in the Clinical Trials Unit?! Find out with Manuela Seixas, Director of the Unit, in our latest “A Day in the Life of…” Features 2016-04-22T19:14:32+01:00 The future arrives for Gynaecology Features Dr Henrique Nabais is head of the Gynaecology Unit at Champalimaud Clinical Centre. In this interview he talks about his background and the exciting future in his field, including how new robotic techniques are changing treatments. Features 2016-04-22T18:56:55+01:00 Steps Course in Colorectal Cancer Surgery Events Champalimaud Foundation will host the interactive course “Steps Course in Colorectal Cancer Surgery” with 1:1 ratio of faculty/students and 8 (eight) vacancies. Events 2016-04-18T18:30:58+01:00 Inside CCU Features When is a garden more than a garden? Features 2016-04-12T11:18:32+01:00 The Hospital of the Future - with Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent Events We are delighted to announce that on May 24th at 7pm the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown will host a seminar on ‘The Hospital of The Future’, held by Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent. Events 2016-04-08T19:26:03+01:00 Kicking the habit CF News New study challenges scientific dogma on how the brain generates actions CF News 2016-04-05T18:13:11+01:00 This is a day in the life of... a Patient Manager Features On Thursday, we spent the day with Carla Martins, one of the Patient Managers in the Urology Unit of the Champalimaud Clinical Centre (CCC). Features 2016-03-27T17:00:00+01:00 This is A Day in the Life of … a PhD student Features On Thursday, we spent the day with Verónica Corrales, a Colombian PhD student in Champalimaud Research. We photographed her daily routine and asked her to talk us through the pictures. Features 2016-03-18T18:42:05+00:00 Rebuilding from Conflict - the Power of Education in Emergencies CF News One more Ar event, with Sultan Barakat, Jo Beall and Jorge Sampaio. CF News 2016-03-15T18:22:37+00:00 What on earth is laparoscopy? Features With an exciting, international conference on laparoscopy and robotics being held at the Champalimaud Foundation in June 2016, we asked a few questions to Dr Jorge Fonseca, head of the Prostate Unit at Champalimaud Clinical Centre and one of the organisers of the event. Features 2016-03-09T16:13:45+00:00 Symposium on Lymphocyte Behaviour Events "Landscapes of Lymphocyte Itineraries", May 26th, Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown. Registration now open Events 2016-03-04T18:04:58+00:00 Rebuilding from Conflict – The Power of Education in Emergencies CF News On the 11st March, Ar | Respire Connosco and the Champalimaud Foundation, in support of the Global Platform for Syrian Students, will convene a group of international experts to explore the impact of the Syrian crisis on students, and higher education’s fundamental role in rebuilding society. CF News 2016-02-26T10:39:00+00:00 A 'robotic' surgeon arrives at the Champalimaud Foundation CF News 'One patient, one solution' CF News 2016-02-24T15:48:11+00:00 Breast Centre Certification at CCC CF News Senior figures from the CCC's Breast Unit have spent the last two days working in Lisbon towards accreditation from the Breast Centres Certification initiative. CF News 2016-02-24T11:08:01+00:00 Challenges in Laparoscopy and Robotics 2016 Events On June 9/10/11 2016 the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown will host the 2016 Challenges in Laparoscopy and Robotics meeting in Lisbon. Events 2016-02-18T11:51:34+00:00 Imaging Hallmarks of Cancer Symposium Events Champalimaud Foundation in partnership with the European School of Radiology (ESOR) Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown , Lisbon, October 28/29 2016 Events 2016-02-12T11:00:54+00:00 1st Champalimaud Cancer Nurse Conference Events Events 2016-02-08T23:18:14+00:00 9th Annual Champalimaud Symposium in India CF News Vision experts from Europe and Asia meet in Hyderabad to discuss research and celebrate another year of innovation at C-TRACER CF News 2016-02-01T17:16:23+00:00 Rui Costa receives ERC support for 'Brain Control' CF News The CF's Rui Costa has been awarded a European Research Council grant for his 'Brain Control' proof of concept project CF News 2016-01-30T18:11:38+00:00 1st ESGAR workshop at the CCU CF News The CF has launched its partnership with ESGAR to offer advanced radiology training at the CCU CF News 2016-01-26T11:33:40+00:00 International thinkers, humanists and Nobel Laureates discuss the world 100 years from now CF News On December 4th and 5th, a celebrated group of international thinkers, scientists, humanists and innovators met at the Champalimaud Foundation to speculate on life in the next century. CF News 2015-12-07T17:04:43+00:00 President of the Republic of Bulgaria visits the Champalimaud Foundation CF News Within the Bulgarian Head of State's official visit to Portugal, Rosen Plevneliev visited the Champalimaud Foundation, on November 3, a meeting that marked the end of the Bulgarian delegation presence in Portugal. CF News 2015-11-04T14:39:27+00:00 Registration now open for "The unknown, 100 years from now" CF News On December 4th and 5th 2015, Nobel Laureates and internationally acclaimed figures from a variety of areas will join together to think through the world our children and grandchildren will inhabit 100 years from now. Limited places are available to join them on this voyage of discovery at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown. CF News 2015-10-29T17:45:37+00:00 1.8 million euros awarded to Champalimaud Foundation researcher to develop pioneering imaging techniques CF News Noam Shemesh, principal investigator of the Champalimaud Foundation, was awarded with a Starting Grant, by the European Research Council, to establish cutting edge magnetic resonance imaging methodologies that will provide novel insights onto neural function during health and disease. CF News 2015-10-29T17:29:43+00:00 Nominations and applications are now open for the António Champalimaud Vision Award 2016 CF News The deadline for submissions to the 2016 António Champalimaud Vision Award ends December 31st 2015. The Award will be presented to active research groups involved in basic or clinical research which has led to a major breakthrough in the understanding and/or the preservation of vision. CF News 2015-10-19T16:40:18+01:00 Champalimaud Cancer Talks: "Progress Toward Conquering Breast Cancer" - November 4th at 7 pm - Register now Events Professor Larry Norton, renowned breast oncologist leader in the development of drug treatments for breast cancer, will open the new session of The Champalimaud Cancer Talks with a public lecture, at 7 pm on November 4th, at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown. Events 2015-10-09T16:38:55+01:00 Kilimanjaro Project wins 2015 Champalimaud Vision Award CF News The world’s largest award in the area of vision, worth 1 million Euros, was given by the Champalimaud Foundation to the Kilimanjaro Project developed by three organisations active in sub-Saharan Africa: The Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology, Seva Foundation and Seva Canada. CF News 2015-09-07T18:39:34+01:00 Champalimaud Foundation will host the 13th "Challenges in Laparoscopy & Robotics" 2016 congress CF News The Champalimaud Foundation will host the 13th edition of the "Challenges in Laparoscopy & Robotics 2016" congress, taking place on the 9th, 10th and 11th of June, 2016. Registrations are now open. CF News 2015-08-10T10:56:07+01:00 Champalimaud Foundation Researcher awarded the ERC Advanced Grant CF News The European Research Council (ERC) awards Champalimaud Research Director Zachary Mainen an Advanced Grant for the sum of 2.5 Million Euros, to study the role of Serotonin in perception and belief. CF News 2015-05-19T15:53:24+01:00 ARVO/Champalimaud Award Lecture CF News Today, May 5th 2015, saw the annual ARVO/Champaimaud Lecture in Denver, as a part of the annual ARVO meeting. The event marked another opportunity to recognise the work developed by the seven scientists whose work was honoured with the 2014 António Champalimaud Vision Award. CF News 2015-05-05T10:29:39+01:00 2016 António Champalimaud Vision Award CF News The Nomination period for the 2016 Vision Award is now open. CF News 2015-04-30T18:12:38+01:00 Champalimaud Foundation implements Cutting-Edge Imaging Technology CF News State-of-the-art Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanners will establish Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown (CCU) as one of the most advanced preclinical imaging institutions worldwide. CF News 2015-03-26T11:02:11+00:00 Queen Sofia visit to the Champalimaud Foundation CF News Queen Sofia Foundation and the Champalimaud Foundation launch research programmes in neurodegenerative diseases. CF News 2015-02-24T09:53:54+00:00 Brainflight: controlling planes through neural activity CF News The day did not help, but nonetheless, with winds of up to 50km/h, the AR4 Light Ray took flight in the Lezirias Aerodrome and for a few moments, Nuno Loureiro, Champalimaud Foundation PhD student, commanded the plane with just his brain. CF News 2015-02-23T10:48:40+00:00 European Academy for Robotic Colorectal Surgery based at the Champalimaud Foundation CF News EARCS launched at the Champalimaud Foundation Symposium on "Pelvic Happiness for Pelvic Cancer Patients - Function Preservation by Treatment Precision". CF News 2015-02-13T12:06:23+00:00 The neural basis of “being in the mood” CF News Champalimaud Foundation Researchers discover neurons that combine social information with hormonal state in female mice CF News 2015-02-12T17:33:03+00:00 Good things come to those who wait? CF News A study, conducted by Champalimaud Foundation researchers, finds that more serotonin, more patience. CF News 2015-01-15T17:26:54+00:00 Valentine's Day Symposium on "Pelvic Happiness for Pelvic Cancer Pateints - Function Preservation by Treatment Precision" Events February 13th and 14th, 2015 | Venue: Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, in Lisbon Events 2015-01-07T18:28:39+00:00 Champalimaud Foundation Investigator Carlos Ribeiro elected as member of the first group of FENS-Kavli Scholars CF News The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) and The Kavli Foundation have announced the first FENS-Kavli Scholars – 20 young European neuroscience researchers chosen for the excellence of their research, as well as promise to be among the field’s newest generation of extraordinary pioneers. CF News 2015-01-07T11:17:21+00:00 Open Call for the International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme CF News The application period for the next edition of the International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme (INDP), based in Lisbon, Portugal, is open from December 19th, 2014 to February 15th, 2015. CF News 2014-12-19T12:59:48+00:00 The Roots of Curiosity: symbiosis of art and science CF News Join us, on the 30th and 31st January, at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, to discuss the interrelations between Science and Art, through the voice of the "players" of both fields. CF News 2014-12-12T16:35:46+00:00 1.5 million euros awarded to Champalimaud Foundation researcher to study how neural circuits coordinate locomotion CF News Megan Carey, principal investigator at the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, receives a Starting Grant of about 1.5 million euros, from the European Research Council (ERC), to study the neural circuits that coordinate locomotion in mice, over the next 5 years. CF News 2014-12-03T18:20:40+00:00 Deliberation Day - 25th of October CF News Join us on Saturday 25th of October, at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, and help us find the answer to the question: given the current knowledge and technology at our disposal, how can we best govern our society? CF News 2014-10-17T16:35:08+01:00 Symposium "Rectal Cancer - When TO operate - Operative Treatment Strategies...From Minimal to Maximal" Events On the 7th and 8th of November, the Champalimaud Foundation will host the 2nd Rectal Cancer International meeting. Free registration online. Events 2014-10-16T21:12:16+01:00 The Champalimaud Foundation has entered into a partnership with the Government of Rajasthan, India, to establish a state-of-the–art cancer institute with world-class facilities CF News India reproduces the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown model. CF News 2014-10-13T10:20:27+01:00 1 million Euro António Champalimaud Vision Award recognises revolutionary treatment of devastating blinding diseases CF News The 2014 António Champalimaud Vision awardees were honoured today, September 10th, at a ceremony held at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon, Portugal. CF News 2014-09-10T18:59:04+01:00 New Invasive Techniques and Ambulatory Surgery Unit opens at the Champalimaud Centre CF News Late May saw the inauguration of the new wing of the Champalimaud Clinical Centre, dedicated to ambulatory surgery and designed to meet the increasing demand for this form of treatment. CF News 2014-06-18T11:47:09+01:00 Symposium on Evolution and Cancer CF News Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, 24th June 2014 - Room 21.15, 2nd floor CF News 2014-06-17T11:28:39+01:00 Radiosurgery advances in cancer treatments In the media Prof. Carlo Greco, the Champalimaud Foundation Director of Clinical Research, Director of Radiotherapy, and a world-leader in SD-IGRT, explains in an Euronews interview, the benefits of radiosurgery in the treatment of cancer. In the media 2014-06-06T09:59:24+01:00 Rui Costa elected as Member of EMBO CF News The Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme's Rui Costa has become a Member of EMBO - the European Molecular Biology Organisation. CF News 2014-05-07T12:11:11+01:00 Japanese Prime Minister visits Champalimaud Foundation CF News On Friday, May 2nd, the Champalimaud Foundation welcomed the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe. CF News 2014-05-02T19:30:57+01:00 Neuroscientists, from the Champalimaud Foundation and Harvard University, describe the first maps of neural activity of the entire brain of behaving zebrafish CF News This new study, published in the scientific journal Neuron opens up new possibilities for studying neural circuits in the brain. CF News 2014-03-19T15:26:04+00:00 World leaders in rectal cancer meet at the Champalimaud Foundation CF News Some of the world's foremost experts on rectal cancer met at the Foundation on February 14th and 15th for the latest in the CF's series of cancer symposia: "Rectal Cancer - When NOT To Operate." CF News 2014-02-24T17:02:18+00:00 7th Annual Champalimaud Research Symposium in India CF News Champalimaud Foundation celebrates seventh anniversary of C-TRACER India with the annual Champalimaud Research Symposium in Hyderabad. CF News 2014-02-03T10:36:59+00:00 Rectal Cancer - When not to operate Events In a widely skeptical world it seems right that the “Complete Response” concept and the idea that further benefit can come from deferral of the operation should be examined by experts from around the world and take their proper place in cancer management. Events 2014-01-21T17:08:20+00:00 Champalimaud Centre for Amazonian Ocular Oncology inaugurated in Manaus CF News The Champalimaud Foundation, the São Paulo Institute of Study and Research, the Federal University of São Paulo Medical School and the Piedade Cohen Foundation have joined together for an innovative project in the Amazon basin. CF News 2014-01-14T13:02:11+00:00 CF Investigator, Rui Costa, receives ERC Grant to study the process of brain chunking CF News Rui Costa, a Principal Investigator in the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, has received a Consolidation Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) worth 2 million euros over the next 5 years, to study the neural bases of the chunking process. CF News 2014-01-14T09:49:23+00:00 Open Call for the International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme CF News The application period for the next edition of the International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme (INDP), based in Lisbon, Portugal, is open from December 19th 2013 to February 1st 2014. The 8 selected students will start classes in January 2015. CF News 2013-12-19T22:14:27+00:00 AR: Playing with emotions - music and the brain CF News We are excited to welcome early music group Ensemble Bonne Corde, musician Stephen Bull and neuroscientist Marta Moita, to the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown for a special Ar event combining science with musical performance – “Playing with Emotions: Music and the Brain”. Saturday, 30th of November at 18:30. CF News 2013-11-25T16:37:43+00:00 Genomics will be in focus in the next Champalimaud Cancer Talk, on November 6th at 7pm. Registration now open. Events Laura Van`t Veer, a world leader in applied genomics, will give the second Champalimaud Cancer Talks lecture on November 6th at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown. Events 2013-10-29T15:25:37+00:00 Fatima Cardoso. Director of the Champalimaud Breast Unit, receives BCRF grant-award. CF News The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) finances a project led by Fatima Cardoso, Secretary-General of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and Director of the Champalimaud Breast Unit. CF News 2013-10-25T18:34:56+01:00 AR: "Math Sense: Easier than you think" Events The latest AR event, "Math Sense: Easier than you think", will take place on October 17th, 9 p.m., at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown. Events 2013-10-11T17:41:04+01:00 Champalimaud Cancer Talks. Registration closed. CF News Nobel Laureate, Professor Harald zur Hausen, will open the new session of Champalimaud Cancer Talks with a public lecture at 12h00 on October 12th at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown. CF News 2013-10-04T11:26:09+01:00 2013 Champalimaud Neuroscience Symposium CF News Nobel Laureate, Richard Axel, gives keynote lecture at Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon. CF News 2013-10-01T18:05:51+01:00 CF welcomes His Highness Aga Khan to Lisbon CF News Following the 2013 António Champalimaud Vision Award ceremony, on September 7th the Champalimaud Foundation hosted the “Seminar of the 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture”. CF News 2013-09-11T17:40:29+01:00 2013 António Champalimaud Vision Award for Nepali institutions In the media Press coverage from the 2013 Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award ceremony. In the media 2013-09-05T16:14:38+01:00 2013 António Champalimaud Vision Award recognises blindness prevention in Nepal CF News Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology, Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, the Eastern Regional Eye Care Programme and the Lumbini Eye Institute have been honoured today, September 4th, at a ceremony in Lisbon. CF News 2013-09-04T18:31:24+01:00 Phillips delegation visits Champalimaud Foundation CF News CF Board of Directors meets with Phillips delegation to discuss possible scientific collaboration. CF News 2013-07-19T18:31:17+01:00 3rd Champalimaud Neuroscience Symposium CF News The 2013 Champalimaud Neuroscience Symposium will be held in Lisbon from September 25th to 28th. The deadline for abstract submission is July 31st. CF News 2013-07-18T14:19:48+01:00 Sparks of Insight CF News What if we could actually see what individual neurons do in real time inside a living brain? CF News 2013-07-18T12:29:41+01:00 Vote for science! CF News Voting is now underway in the “Invest in our future - invest in science” video contest, an initiative launched by Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme investigators. CF News 2013-07-18T11:14:56+01:00 New member of CF's colorectal cancer team unveiled at General Council meeting in Lisbon CF News Prof. Bill Heald joins CF's colorectal cancer faculty in Lisbon. CF News 2013-07-15T18:32:01+01:00 Champalimaud Foundation hosts 10th National Ethology Congress Events On October 24th and 25th, the Champalimaud Foundation will welcome participants in the 10th National Ethology Congress. Events 2013-07-11T12:42:31+01:00 Workshop on Human Brain Project: A roadmap for Portugal Events In a joint initiative of the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme and the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), the Champalimaud Foundation welcomed around 160 members of the national scientific community to a workshop on "New Brain Technologies: a roadmap for Portugal." This meeting was held in the context of the Human Brain Project, one of the European Commission's Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagships Events 2013-06-28T09:46:14+01:00 Research is needed In the media The magazine, Tabu, takes a look at the Champalimaud Foundation's activities in the fields of cancer and neuroscience. Prof. António Parreira, Director of the Champalimaud Clinical Centre, and Principal Investigator from the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme, Rui Costa, discuss their work. (Portuguese language) In the media 2013-06-14T10:59:19+01:00 CF Newsletter, May 2013 CF newsletter News and reports from May 2013. CF newsletter 2013-05-24T11:45:41+01:00 State of the art radiotherapy at the Champalimaud Clinical Centre CF News The very first EDGE radiosurgery system from Varian Medicial Systems due to arrive at the CCC in 2013. CF News 2013-05-22T16:53:09+01:00 Champalimaud Doctoral Programme wins competitive FCT call CF News The Champalimaud Foundation's, International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme (INDP), is one of the selected winners of the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) call for PhD programmes. CF News 2013-05-16T15:06:54+01:00 What unites school students, the CNP, crickets, cockroaches and the brain? CF News Students from the first Sciencecalifragilistic programme to show their work at a symposium in the Champalimaud Foundation. CF News 2013-05-07T11:11:32+01:00 Comprehensive cancer care in the CCC CF News Home Care Unit Unit and Early Diagnosis Units add to comprehensive cancer care already offered at Champalimaud Clinical Centre. CF News 2013-04-25T12:20:54+01:00 INDP: 2013 call for applications CF News Applications from independent thinkers with curiosity, creativity and drive are sought to join the International Neuroscience Doctoral Programme (INDP). The INDP aims to provide students of diverse backgrounds with a foundation to perform innovative and interdisciplinary work in basic or applied neuroscience at an international level. CF News 2013-04-18T11:22:57+01:00 Should I Trust My Intuition? CF News A study led by the CNP’s Zachary Mainen sheds new light on the process of intuitive decision making. CF News 2013-03-28T11:12:45+00:00 CF neuroscientist receives Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) grant CF News The Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme’s, Leopoldo Petreanu awarded HFSP Young Investigator grant. CF News 2013-03-26T20:06:17+00:00 Nuno Figueiredo - a scientist concerned with patients In the media Visão (Portuguese language) magazine reports from the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown on the work of surgeon and investigator, Nuno Figueiredo. In the media 2013-03-12T21:34:52+00:00 Futuring superhumans Events The CF’s Ar team returns to bring you another scientific evening, this time in partnership with Ciência Viva at Lisbon’s Pavilhão do Conhecimento. Events 2013-03-11T22:44:08+00:00 Call for Fellowship Positions CF News The Champalimaud Foundation invites applications for three fellowship positions at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown in Lisbon. CF News 2013-03-10T09:23:02+00:00 CF President is keynote speaker at NEI CF News Champalimaud Foundation President, Leonor Beleza, was in Maryland, USA, on February 24th to speak at the plenary session of the National Eye Institute’s Audacious Goals Meeting. CF News 2013-02-28T17:06:12+00:00 Sciencecalifragilistic! Education and science in the Champalimaud Foundation CF News First experimental session launched in the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown. CF News 2013-02-20T16:49:46+00:00 World Cancer Day CF News A group of international experts has called on governments to take urgent action to halt a catastrophic increase in death and suffering from cancer across the globe, and to deliver on commitments they made at the World Health Assembly in May 2012 to cut premature deaths from non-communicable diseases, including cancer, by 25% by 2025. CF News 2013-02-04T11:30:23+00:00 6th Annual Champalimaud Day Symposium in India CF News The Champalimaud Foundation’s C-TRACER – Champalimaud Translational Centre for Eye Research – network celebrated its fifth anniversary on January 30th with the 2013 Champalimaud Day Symposium in Hyderabad, India. CF News 2013-02-01T11:04:36+00:00 CNP investigators involved in European Commision FET Flagship Project CF News CNP’s Zachary Mainen and Rui Costa to participate in Human Brain Project CF News 2013-01-28T11:17:54+00:00 January 2013 Newsletter CF newsletter News and reports from January 2013. CF newsletter 2013-01-15T17:49:13+00:00 Fundação Champalimaud fazer ciência para prevenir e tratar doenças In the media Mais Médis (Portuguese language) In the media 2012-12-01T16:01:10+00:00 New comprehensive solution for non-invasive surgical procedures unveiled In the media Champalimaud Foundation clinicians involved in assessment of new EDGE™ Radiosurgery Suite In the media 2012-10-29T14:41:08+00:00 Radioterapia de dose única tratou 150 doentes In the media Diário de Notícias (Portuguese language) reports on the success of the single dose radiotherapy treatment offered at the Champalimaud Clinical Centre. In the media 2012-08-21T00:11:35+01:00 Investigação: Os melhores da ciência em Portugal In the media Expresso (Portuguese language) reports on the awards received by the Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme’s, Rui Costa, Megan Carey, and 3 other Portuguse scientists, from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. In the media 2012-02-07T03:20:50+00:00