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1st Swiss Translational Medicine Conference | 27 Oct. | Bern

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The 1st Swiss Translational Medicine Conference will take place 27 October 2022 in Bern. 


Improving the translatability of preclinical science into therapeutic advances requires different stakeholders to get together in one place, with one goal: operational excellence in translational research.
Learn from the experts at this conference and help shape translational medicine in the future!
An integrative program, equipped with distinguished speakers, gives you the opportunity to dive into translational medicine in a unique community atmosphere.
This day provides you with insights and an influential network for you to create your own impact. Because translational and entrepreneurial medicine helps society!



09:00-09:10 – Official Welcome
Claudio Bassetti, Medical Faculty, University of Bern
09:10-10:00 – Keynote Speech
Mary Tolikas, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston
10:00-10:30 – Coffee Break
10:30-12:00 – Swiss Experts’ Talk
Moderation: Simon A. Rothen
Jörg Goldhahn, Department of Health Sciences and Technology, ETH Zürich
Ioannis Xenarios, Ludwig Cancer Research, Lausanne
Francesca Faraci, MeDiTech, SUPSI
Grégoire Courtine, G-Lab EPFL & Joceyline Bloch, Neurosurgery CHUV
Moderation: Janine Antonov, NeuroTec & ArtOrg, Translational Imaging Centre & Partner Center for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine & Center for Biomedical Imaging,
University of Lausanne
Diabetes Center Berne
16:00-16:45 – Podium Discussion “The View From Abroad”
Moderation: Rudolf Blankart
Ulf Nehrbass, Luxemburg Institute of Health (LU)
Martin Walter, Center for Intervention and Research on Adaptive and
Maladaptive Brain Circuits Underlying Mental Health (DE)
Luc Zimmer, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 (FR)
Nicole Schaad, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (CH)
16:45-17:15 – Keynote Speech
Andreas Häner, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Basel


From 17:15 – Closure of Conference and Reception
Moderation: Nadine C. Martin
Preliminary Program

About the Swiss Institute for Translational and Entrepreneurial Medicine

The mission of the organisation is to establish, operate and develop a National center of Excellence for Translational Medicine that professionalizes translation research for the benefit of patients, society and science:
Bringing Innovation to the patient by connecting people