2015 Day

 8th Annual Clinical Research Day and Award

Friday, 8 May 2015, 1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

New Pediatric Lecture Hall45 rue de la Roseraie, 2nd floorHUG - Site Cluse-Roseraie

Free 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: Thomas Perneger, Staff Physician and Head of the CRC Methodological Support Unit

1:45 p.m. S. GenevayEffects of unstable shoes on chronic low back pain in health professionals: A randomized controlled trial.Publication

1:57 p.m. D. Aybek: Interobserver agreement and validity of bedside ‘positive signs’ for functional weakness, sensory and gait disorders in conversion disorder: a pilot study.Publication

2:09 p.m. D. Beran: A Hierarchy of Needs for Type 1 Diabetes.Publication

2:21 p.m. M. Boulvain: DAME: Induce or Wait in Cases of Macrosomia.Publication

2:33 p.m. C. Czarnetzki: Erythromycin for Gastric Emptying in Patients undergoing General Anesthesia for Emergency Surgery.Publication

2:45 p.m. Lecture: John Donoghue, Professor of Neuroscience and Engineering at Brown University (Rhode Island, USA), Director of the Wyss Center at Campus Biotech in Geneva, will give a lecture on the following topic: “Nature and mission of the Wyss Center at the Campus Biotech.”

3:30 p.m. Poster viewing and public vote on best poster Coffee and sweets available 

4:00 p.m. Oral presentations - Part II 

Moderator: Prof. Michel Boulvain, Jury President and Staff Physician, Head of the Obstetrics Clinical Research Unit.

4:00 p.m. S. De Seigneux: Acute and long term mineral metabolism adaptation in living kidney donors: a prospective study.Publication

4:12 p.m. S. Haller:Arterial Spin Labeling May Contribute to the Prediction of Cognitive Deterioration in Healthy Elderly Individuals.Publication

4:24 p.m. P. Iranmanesh:Initial Cholecystectomy vs Sequential Common Duct Endoscopic Assessment and Subsequent Cholecystectomy for Suspected Gallstone Migration. A Randomized Clinical Trial.Publication

4:36 p.m. P. Saudan:Efficacy and safety of citrate-based anticoagulation compared to heparin in patients with Acute Kidney Injury requiring continuous renal replacement therapy: a randomized controlled trial.Publication

4:48 p.m. E. Von Dach: Randomized non-inferiority trial to compare trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole plus rifampicin versus linezolid for the treatment of MRSA infection.Publication

5:00 p.m. Presentation of 2015 Research and Best Poster Award 

Closing of the Day by Prof. Arnaud Perrier, Chief Medical Officer, HUG

5:15 p.m. Cocktails

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