1st Swiss Translational Medicine Conference

1st Swiss Translational Medicine Conference




sitem-insel, Bern

Early Bird

Available until end of May 22

1st Swiss Translational Medicine Conference

Why join the 1st Swiss Translational Medicine Conference?
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!


All participants can look forward to exchange and network during the coffee breaks, lunch break and Apéro and also during their visit of our exhibitors.

Due to limited space, there are two ticket options to choose from:

Felix Frey Auditorium
In the Felix Frey Auditorium, speakers are giving their presentations live on-site.

CATR Auditorium
In the CATR Auditorium, there will be an on-site live stream of the speaker’s presentation directly broadcasted from the Felix Frey Auditorium.

Buy your ticket until May 31st and save up to CHF 100 with our early bird tickets!

Preliminary Program

General Moderation: Nadine C. Martin

Official Welcome
Claudio Bassetti, Medical Faculty, University of Bern

Keynote Speech
Mary Tolikas, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston

Coffee Break

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, EPFL & Joceyline Bloch, 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

Coffee Break

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)

Keynote Speech
Andreas Häner, F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Basel

From 17:15
Closure of Conference and Reception