Spanish Health and Research Exemplars Honored with ABC Salud Awards

The ABC Salud awards will present its thirteenth edition this Thursday, November 23, at the Casa de ABC. This year’s recipients include a microbiologist, Francis J. Mojica, who has been a crucial figure in the development of genetic editing that is revolutionizing medicine. Additionally, there are advances in mental health, fetal surgery, and data management and clinical history of patients.

The jury for the ABC Salud awards has been exceptional, chaired by the former Minister of Health, Ana Pastor. Jurors include the director of the National Transplant Organization (ONT), the director of the Carlos III Health Institute, the president of the General Council of Official Medical Associations, and many others involved in the healthcare sector.

The 2023 winners include several notable projects such as Mojica’s work as a microbiologist, Janssen’s new fast-acting antidepressant, a clinical history project in private healthcare, a pediatric transplantation project, a mental health awareness campaign, a hospital in Seville that helps babies with malformations, an oncological hyper-early diagnosis and prevention unit and a foundation dedicated to improving health conditions for vulnerable populations.

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