2014 Day

 7th Annual Clinical Research Day and Award

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 1:30 - 6:00 p.m.New Pediatric Lecture Hall45 rue de la Roseraie, 2nd floorHUG - Site Cluse-RoseraieFree admission


1:30 p.m. Introduction 

Prof. Jérôme Pugin, Deputy Dean of Research at the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine, President of the Clinical Research Centre.

1:45 p.m. Oral presentations - Part I (9 minutes of presentation followed by 3 minutes of discussion) 

Moderator: Prof. Jules Desmeules, Head of the CRC Clinical Investigation Unit

1:45 p.m. A. Agostinho: Epidemiology of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae (ESBLE).

1:57 p.m. D. Baratti-Mayer: Risk factors for noma disease: a 6-year, prospective, matched case-control study in Niger.Publication

2:09 p.m. R. Anderson de la Llana: Detection of Kingella kingae osteoarticular infections in children by oropharyngeal swab PCR.

2:21 p.m. C. Czarnetzki: Efficacy of Sugammadex for the Reversal of Moderate and Deep Rocuronium-induced Neuromuscular Block in Patients pretreated with Intravenous Magnesium.Publication

2:33 p.m. A. Finckh: Chronic NSAID use and long-term decline of renal function in a prospective rheumatoid arthritis cohort study.

2:45 p.m. Lecture: Dr. A. Letourneau, Genetic Medicine and Development Department of the Faculty of Medicine, will give a lecture on the following topic: “Trisomy 21: Small Chromosome, Big Effects.”

3:05 p.m. Poster viewing and public vote on best poster Coffee and sweets available 

3:35 p.m. Oral presentations - Part II 

Moderator: Dr. Nicolas Mach, Oncology Division, Head of the Clinical Research Unit of the Dr. Henri Dubois-Ferrière Dinu Lipatti Foundation.

3:35 p.m. S. Haller: Acute caffeine administration impact on working memory-related brain activation and functional connectivity in the elderly: a BOLD and perfusion MRI study.3:47 p.m. D. Haller-Hester:

Training family doctors to use brief intervention to address excessive substance use in young people: a cluster randomised controlled trial (PRISM-ADO).

3:59 p.m. P. Iranmanesh:Accurate computed tomography-based portal pressure assessment in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.

4:11 p.m. A. Salzmann:Increased CPA6 promoter methylation in focal epilepsy and in febrile seizures.

4:23 p.m. S. Graf: Diarrhoea in the intensive care unit (ICU): respective contribution of feeding and antibiotics.

4:35 p.m. Lecture: Prof. K.-H. Krause, Department of Pathology and Immunology of the Faculty of Medicine, will give a lecture on the following topic: “30 Years of Research in Geneva: Lost in Translation?”

5:00 p.m. Presentation of 2014 Research and Best Poster Award 

Closing of the Day by Prof. Michel Boulvain, Jury Member and Future Jury President

5:15 p.m. Cocktails

To find out more: corinne.chaudet@hcuge.ch, Tel. 022 372 91 34