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Radio Havana Cuba  The Cuban Academy of Sciences expands its advisory role

Radio Havana Cuba The Cuban Academy of Sciences expands its advisory role

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HAVANA, May 11th (RHC) A group of 420 scientific figures that make up the Cuban Academy of Sciences, announced in Havana the Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Lilliam Alvarez Diaz, Secretary of the Foundation, successor to the institution created in 1861 after nearly 40 years of frustrated attempts By the Spanish crown.

Internal electoral processes are held every six years, and the academic body is currently composed of those elected for the period 2018-2024, Alvarez Diaz indicated that the number of honorary members is 183, of those of merit, 100; Honorable 44-year-old and 31-year-old correspondents to exercise their advisory role.

In the case of Young Associates, they number 62, among other ingredients appearing in the inactive category, according to the payroll, after the recent corporation election, when they selected 22 new honorary members.

The ACC has announced the default selection of its 102nd National Awards for Scientific Research Results in 2020 and the only thing missing is the handover ceremony that will be responsible for its subsidiaries when epidemiological conditions permit due to the re-outbreak. Covid epidemic 19.

Winners will receive their accreditation certificates and the corresponding ACC Medal for the departments of Biomedical, Natural, Microbiological, Social, Humanitarian, Agriculture, Fisheries and Technical Sciences.

Repositioning of the humanized monoclonal antibody Itolizumab in the treatment of COVID-19 is high on the list of those who will receive the awards, as does the Pedro Curie Institute of Tropical Medicine and its scientific and technical contribution to combating infectious and dangerous diseases. Illness.

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Exactly in 1861, the Royal Academy of Medical, Physical and Natural Sciences appeared in Havana, and is considered the first of its kind in Latin America and which still precedes the National Academy of Sciences in the United States, according to historians. (Fountain: ACN).