Departamento de Fisiología Facultad de Medicina Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Organized by:
Departamento de Fisiología Facultad de Medicina Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Participating Organizations:

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Sociedad mexicana de Ciencias Fisiológicas, Capitulo Mexicano Ciudad de México Society for Neurosciences, DANA foundation

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Conference/Forum
  • Symposium

Target Audiences:

  • General Public
  • University students

Approximate Number of People Reached:


Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

The brain week of the UNAM faculty of medicine, aims to disseminate research in neurosciences. This year it was held again in a virtual way. Three conferences and a round table of COVID19 and brain were organized, it was held on May 7 and 8 and was held with an audience of 3,700 people throughout the event. Seven speakers from higher education institutions and hospitals participated.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Website
  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Social media now is most efficient media.


Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • Brain Awareness Week Logos

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

So many people chose our event. We consider that our event has allowed many people to know the way in which neuroscience works, taking an interest in this area and better understanding what is known about the brain.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

It would be great for DANA to approach the events in some form, a video, a letter, a message. in such a way that the presence of the foundation could be felt.

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Was the information provided on Facebook useful?

Events could be organized on the Facebook page.

Event Photos

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Halley the one-eyed psychological support project with dog in COVID 19 hospitals

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Cajal´s conference

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why neurons die, conference

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clousure ceremony

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Round table COVID19 and brain

Contact Information

BAW Website:

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Contact Name:

Ph D Francisco Estrada Rojo

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

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