2016 Day

 9th Annual Clinical Research Day and Award

Friday, 13 May 2016, 1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Opéra RoomOpéra BuildingHUG - Site Cluse-Roseraie

Free admission


1:00 p.m. Awarding of diplomas for 2014-2015 and previous year graduates of the “Patient-Oriented Clinical Research” CAS/DAS Prof. Thomas Perneger, Dr. Angèle Gayet-Ageron, Methodological Support Unit of the Clinical Research Centre

1:30 p.m. Opening of the 9th Annual Clinical Research Day 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. Thomas Perneger, Physician, Head of Division and Head of the CRC Methodological Support Unit

1:45 p.m. J. Abdulcadir: Sexual anatomy and function in women with and without genital mutilation: a cross-sectional study (publication)

1:57 p.m. T. Agoritsas: Decision aids that really promote shared decision making: the pace quickens (publication)

2:09 p.m. F. Gumy-Pause: Ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM) silencing promotes neuroblastoma progression through a MYCN independent mechanism (publication)

2:21 p.m. A. Huttner: The effect of dose on the safety and immunogenicity of the VSV Ebola candidate vaccine: a randomised double-blind, placebo-controlled phase 1/2 trial (publication1 - publication2)

2:33 p.m. O. Karam: Indications and Effects of Plasma Transfusions in Critically Ill Children (publication)

2:45 p.m. Lecture: “Challenges in developing anti-malaria drugs”Dr. Tim Wells, Chief Scientific Officer, Medicines for Malaria Venture

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

4:00 p.m. Oral presentations - Part IIModerator: Prof. Jules Desmeules, Physician, Head of Division and Head of the CRC Clinical Investigation Unit

4:00 p.m. N. Niclauss: Impact of graft implantation order on graft survival in simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation (publication)

4:12 p.m. V. Othenin-Girard: Maternal positioning to correct occiput posterior fetal position during the first stage of labour: a randomised controlled trial (publication)

4:24 p.m. B. Ponte: Copeptin is associated with kidney length, renal function, and prevalence of simple cysts in a population-based study (publication)

4:36 p.m. L. Spahr: Hepatic Cell Proliferation Plays a Key Role in the Prognosis of Alcoholic Hepatitis (publication)

4:48 p.m. J. Vidal Fortuny: Parathyroid gland angiography with indocyanine green fluorescence to predict parathyroid function after thyroid surgery (publication)

5:00 p.m. Presentation of 2016 Research and Best Poster Award and Closing of the DayProf. Arnaud Perrier, Chief Medical Officer

5:15 p.m. Cocktails

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