Festival della Scienza Medica is staged by Fondazione Carisbo and Genus Bononiae in collaboration with the University of Bologna

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FESTIVAL DELLA SCIENZA MEDICA

Four days of meetings, conferences and events
The fifth edition of the Medical Science Festival, was held in Bologna from 9th to 12th May 2019, and focused on The Intelligence of Health.
It has been an appointment that staged internationally renowned scientists including Nobel Prize winners and the greatest experts in various research and innovation themes with the ambitious objective of making medical-scientific research accessible to the wider public.
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2019 THEME - THE INTELLIGENCE OF HEALTH

“Health depends on intelligence and intelligence on health. Studies from the developing field of cognitive epidemiology show that a high level of intelligence at the age of 11 reduces the risk of vascular illness, obesity, various chronic illnesses and certain forms of mental illness”.

AN EVENT PACKED PROGRAMME

There have been many appointments on the programme for the fifth edition which have been especially packed with meetings, contents, new features and eminent speakers. The Medical Science Festival is an important and eagerly awaited occasion to learn more about and popularise science with nationally and internationally famous guests.

A GROWING SUCCESS

The fifth edition in 2019 has been a great public success with 55,000 people attending, at the festival’s over 80 events with more than 130 speakers taking part. Its 19 halls were packed with people, including the majestic Salone del Podestà at Palazzo Re Enzo.

NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS

The fifth edition of the Medical Science Festival hosted John Gurdon, 2012 Nobel Prize winner for Medicine, Aaron Ciechanover, Nobel Prize winner for Chemistry, 2004.
Tomas Lindahl Nobel, Prize winner for Chemistry in 2015, will hold the closing conference of the Medical Science Festival.

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Nobel prize-winners, international renowned scientists and leading experts in serveral research and innovation field toghether with with the ambitious aim of bringing closer and make accessible the medical-scientific culture and its challenges to the public.

Photogallery

Image archive of the current edition

Videogallery

SPONSORS&PARTNERS 2019

The "Festival della Scienza Medica" will take place under the auspices of local institutions and a large number of privat firms
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