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  • Become a doctor and give each patient the best treatment!

    In this game we invite you to give your patients in a hospital the right treatment so that they can be released. You'll find out more about the diseases they're suffering from (AIDS, type 1 diabetes and breast cancer) and how the different treatments work. 

     

  • Drug development and ethics

    Several experts discuss the rational use of medicines. 10% of the world's population has access to medicines, but 90% of people cannot afford them due to high prices. We need to implement new measures to distribute these drugs around the world, for example through the use of generic medicines. What is your opinion? 

  • Develop a drug!

    Once we've managed to find the drug target, why don't we try developing a drug? First we need to purify the target and research its three-dimensional structure in order to identify a drug that will interact with it. You'll need to use different techniques in order to find a drug and check that it works. 

  • Produce a drug target!

    Do you want to produce a drug target against some of the symptoms of schizophrenia? We know that the enzyme known as POP is more active in people living with schizophrenia than it should be. You'll be able to manipulate bacteria in this laboratory in order to achieve the quantity of the enzyme you need.

  • New drugs to fight tuberculosis

    Do you want to find out more about a project aimed at discovering drugs which can be used to treat resistant tuberculosis? Different countries are working together to find molecules with the right pharmacological properties for eliminating the bacterium. 

  • New drugs against new threats

    How can we protect ourselves against new viruses? Different researchers explain some research projects which aim to identify targets and design new drugs to act as models in the fight against new viruses. Discover more about the different branches of biology involved.

  • Understanding schizophrenia

    In this video, a couple of psychiatrists and a researcher explain a project which aims to discover the genetic and environmental causes of this disorder which affects around 1% of young people. We still don't know what mechanisms cause it or how it can be cured, but we're working on it. 

  • How does air pollution affect our brain?

    In this video, researchers explain a project aimed at discovering how air pollution can affect our brains, particularly in terms of intelligence and behaviour. The aim is to discover whether there is a correlation between the number of ultrafine particles and ADHD.

  • Synapse

    Would you like to find out more about neurons and their functions? What is a synapse and what role to neurotransmitters play? Did you know that our mental health depends on them? In this game, you'll be able to make a person jump up by making a target neuron transmit signals. 

  • HIV: ethical issues

    What are the difficulties associated with treatments for AIDS? What shortfalls do prevention campaigns suffer from? Why are there so many people who are infected but don't know they are? Do you think sex education is sufficient? In this video, a patient, a researcher and a doctor give us their opinions. What about you? What do you think?