The VIII Scientific and Closing Conference of IBEROS (Networked Bioengineering Institute for Healthy Aging) was held in San Simón Island, Pontevedra, last October 7, within the framework of the importance of research and the clinic. During the day, presentations were made by different research groups from Galicia and Portugal, where part of the results of the studies that have been carried out during the validity of IBEROS were shown. The event also had professionals from different areas of health (Rheumatology, Neurology, Implantology and maxillofacial surgery), as well as companies from the sector; among the specialists present are doctors José Ramón Caeiro, Head of Service of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology of the University Hospital Complex of Santiago; Dr. Pedro Martínez Seijas, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon of the University Hospital Complex of Santiago and Dr. José María Pego, Specialist in Rheumatology, Mexoeiro Hospital of Vigo, Galicia Sur Health Research Institute; to offer researchers and assistants, a clinical vision of the advances and needs of the population.
ZIACOM, was one of the companies that took part in the panel of guests and Dr. Mariana Hernandez, Product Manager of the company, made a presentation of some challenges that are presented today in the area of implantology. María Lamas, commercial representative of ZIACOM, also participated actively in the conference.
The day was animated by a small historical tour of San Simón Island, where participants enjoyed the beauty of the landscapes of the island.
We thank Pío González and Julia Serra, members of the organizing and scientific committee, for the opportunity to participate in such an enriching scientific day.