Nothing is permanent except change

Heraclitus

Circular Health

This book takes a considered look back at how the concept of health initially developed and subsequently evolved in the face of contemporary discoveries. By considering the personal experiences of many leading scientists of their respective days, the reader understands how lateral and cross-disciplinary thinking were the keys elements that drove the enormous knowledge gains required to arrive at our current overall societal health view.

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News

Ilaria Capua’s book “Il viaggio segreto dei virus” will be published in Germany at the end of May

We are happy to announce that children’s book “The Secret Voyage of Viruses” will be published in german by Carl Auer Verlag on 25 May!

We are honoured to be featured by Simons Kehrwoche and thankful to Carl Auer Verlag for remembering when research in Virology was paralyzed…

May 12, 2021 Read more

Looking back at 15 years of sharing viral genomes to forge ahead

Fifteenyears after the revolutionary decision to make the gene sequence of the avian virus public domain, Ilaria Capua, pioneer of open access science, look beyond Covid-19 on the pages of Stat News

Anniversaries represent an opportunity for revisiting the past to make a leap forward. I’m using a…

May 4, 2021 Read more

The unsung virtue of thermostability

How about developing thermostable vaccines once and for all? Until we abandon the cold chain, equitable vaccination will not be possible. We need to invest in hermostable vaccines now.

Read The unsung virtue of thermostability, Ilaria Capua and Carlo Giaquinto’s letter published on March 23, 2021  on Lancet’s website. 

 

 

March 24, 2021 Read more

Science by the Slice

Science by the Slice is a podcast from the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education (PIE Center) that explores the science behind issues affecting our daily lives, encompassing public health, agriculture, and natural resources.

Experts discuss the science of complex challenges in our society, then, through analysis and storytelling,…

February 11, 2021 Read more

Here, the huge rainbow within the COVID-19 storm


Last November the medical journal The Lancet published Ilaria Capua and Mario Rasetti’s contribution “Here, the huge rainbow within the Covid-19 storm”.

The real-life experience of the 2020 pandemic has shown us how totally unprepared we were to face such an event,…

February 11, 2021 Read more

Events

Ilaria Capua will hold a lecture at the Swiss Institute of International Studies in Zurich

On 18 May at 6.30 pm Ilaria Capua will be guest of the Swiss Institute of International Studies for a lecture entitled The Circular Nature of the Covid-19 pandemic. Prof. Dr. Felix Gutzwiller, Foundation Board Chairman of the Sanitas Foundation and Dr. Martin Meyer, President of the Board…

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May 18th
Zurich

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