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Laboratorio de Cocreación en Salud

Health Co-Creation Laboratory

Sebastián Torres Montoya Less than 1% of health care institutions (PHIs) in Colombia, specifically hospitals and clinics, report some type of information on innovation processes and...
Speratum Innovando contra el cáncer de páncreas

Speratum: Combining Biotechnology and Nanotechnology to Innovate Against Pancreatic Cancer

Christian Marin-Müller Pancreatic cancer is one of the worst diseases that plague humanity - more than 94% of patients diagnosed will lose their fight in...
Canasta de Productos y Servicios de la Reserva de la Biósfera Sierra Gorda

Basket of Products and Services of the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve

Martha Isabel Ruiz Corzo The project operates with the central axis of reconciling the economic development of local communities in the Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve, in...

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Dr. Luis Miramontes

The Mexican Luis Ernesto Miramontes Cardenas (1925-2004) was the discoverer of the in 1951 of the main ingredient of the first oral contraceptive, when he was only 25 years old. Since he was a little boy, Miramontes showed a remarkable ability for experimentation. When he was in his third year of Chemistry studies at UNAM, as if Miramontes were something like a football star, he was recruited by doctor Sandoval Landazuri, one of his lab teachers, to work with him at the Institute of Chemistry. At that time, experiments were being made to supply the demand of patients suffering from hormone deficiencies. Some of these hormones were then made with ingredients coming from weird...