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Special report
UdeA Presidential Search UdeA Presidential Search
The University of Antioqua is pleased to announce candidates for UdeA President for the term 2015-2018. Elections will be held on Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
Mauricio Alviar chosen as next University of Antioquia president Mauricio Alviar chosen as next University of Antioquia president
School of Economics graduate Mauricio Alviar, was chosen to be the University of Antioquia’s next president.
Academics
School of Medicine Graduate Programs School of Medicine Graduate Programs
The University of Antioquia School of Medicine is pleased to announce that registration is now open for a broad range of graduate programs including master’s degrees, specialties and subspecialties.
Translation certification program Translation certification program
The School of Language at the University of Antioquia is proud to offer once again its Translation Certification Exam, which will be held on Saturday April 18, 2015. The registration deadline is Friday, April 10.
UdeA School of Pharmacy renamed Pharmaceutical and Food Sciences UdeA School of Pharmacy renamed Pharmaceutical and Food Sciences
Effective December 4, 2014, the School of Pharmacy at the University of Antioquia has been renamed the School of Pharmaceutical and Food Sciences.
Refresher course in ophthalmology and otolaryngology Refresher course in ophthalmology and otolaryngology
The University of Antioquia School of Medicine offers a one-day refresher course in ophthalmology and otolaryngology for healthcare providers. The course will be held March 13, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Science
UdeA Alzheimer’s research highlighted as scientific breakthroughUdeA Alzheimer’s research highlighted as scientific breakthrough
CCTV America highlighted the work of Colombian neurologist Francisco Lopera and researchers at the University of Antioquia in the fight against Alzheimer's.
UdeA opens new center for drug research and developmentUdeA opens new center for drug research and development
The University of Antioquia School of Pharmacy has unveiled its new Center for Drug Research and Development, a new laboratory specially designed for preparing sterile and non-sterile patient-customized medications.
UdeA-led study will test Alzheimer’s prevention drugUdeA-led study will test Alzheimer’s prevention drug
Researchers from Grupo de Neurociencias de Antioquia (GNA) at the University of Antioquia will lead a clinical trial to test the effectiveness of a drug to treat preclinical stages of Alzheimer’s.
Study: Aspirin shows promise in preventing miscarriages Study: Aspirin shows promise in preventing miscarriages
Researchers at the University of Antioquia are currently conducting a study to determine whether aspirin can help prevent pregnancy complications such as miscarriages.
Society
Colombia-Germany research exchange agreement Colombia-Germany research exchange agreement
A scientific collaboration agreement between Colombia and Germany entered into force on February 16, 2015, with the signature of representatives of the Max Planck Society, University of Antioquia and Universidad Nacional de Colombia (UNAL).
UA dental school professors to join oral cancer awareness program UA dental school professors to join oral cancer awareness program
A team of faculty members from the UA School of Dentistry has been invited to participate in an international initiative to help prevent oral cancer in Latin America.
Life & Culture
UA students develop GPS device for the blind UA students develop GPS device for the blind
Two undergraduate students from the School of Engineering at the University of Antioquia have developed an electronic aid to help the blind and visually impaired better navigate through town.
UA students to represent Colombia in international energy competition UA students to represent Colombia in international energy competition
A team of UA engineering students will compete in international innovation contest to be held in Switzerland. Participants will be challenged to build a transport boat that is both fast and energy-efficient.
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