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GHF Expert Meeting

Geneva Health Forum Expert Meeting

What are the current challenges and solutions
to access to insulin and diabetes care ?

Globally it is estimated that one person in three has no guaranteed access to essential medicines. In the poorest parts of Africa and Asia, this proportion increases to one-half. Considerable attention has been paid to the issue of access to medicines for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, however little attention has been paid to questions of access to essential medicines for non-communicable diseases and diabetes. It therefore appears important to develop action research programs to define new strategies to improve diabetes management in resource-con-strained settings, and it is felt that an expert meeting will be a good tool to build a roadmap for action.

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 9 h to 18 h 30
Campus Biotech, Geneva

Key note presentation – Open to public

13 h - 14 h

Opening remarks
Dr Soumya Swaminathan - Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO)

Precision diabetes
Pr Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis - Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, Faculty of Medicine; SIB; Health 2030 Genome Center; iGE3

  • Access to the meeting requires registration.
  • Access to the key note presentation is free.
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2020 International Symposium on Chemical Biology

Bringing together the leading scientists in chemical biology

The NCCR Chemical Biology is organising the 2020 International Symposium on Chemical Biology to be held from January 22 to 24, 2020 at the Campus Biotech in Geneva. This international meeting of high scientific calibre will bring together leading scientists to feature the latest advances within the broad field of Chemical Biology and foster an open and dynamic dialogue.

The symposium will cover topics around the engineering of proteins and small molecules, chemogenetic and optogenetic technologies for probing molecular and cellular interactions, technologies to probe active molecules in their native environment, etc. Three hundred participants from Switzerland and neighbouring countries are expected to attend.

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Swiss Genomics Forum 2019

As genome analysis becomes commonplace in research and clinics, Switzerland has much to offer in terms of scientific strength, quality of its healthcare system (including universal coverage) and detailed patient phenotyping.

The Swiss Genomics Forum 2019 (SGF2019) organized by the Health 2030 Genome Center will take place on September 27, 2019 at the Campus Biotech in Geneva. The SGF2019 will bring together researchers, clinicians, patient communities, and other stakeholder groups to meet and discuss the future of genomics around the following topics: genomics, diseases, personalized health, data and collaboration.

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OptoDBS 2019

State of the art of current therapies for deep brain stimulation

Pathological circuit function is at the origin of many symptoms of neurological disorders. The optogenetic toolbox applied to animal models of behavioral diseases has in the last years led to decisive progress with the hope that deep brain stimulation (DBS) may be used for rational treatments.

OptoDBS 2019 will discuss the state of the art of current therapies for DBS and ask how a better understanding of neural circuit dysfunction in pathology could inspire novel protocols. A particular emphasis will be on novel DBS indications such as obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD), depression or addiction. The meeting will take place from June 20 to 22, 2019, at the Campus Biotech in Geneva.

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2nd Symposium for Emerging Viral Diseases

Understanding emerging viral diseases and their public health impact

In this symposium, that will take place on April 10, 11 and 12, 2019 at the Campus Biotech in Geneva, the Geneva Centre for Emerging Viral Diseases (GCEVD) aims to cover the complete picture of the exciting topic of virus emergence, and the challenges that arise from it. The program is enriched with clinical cases, real-life scenarios, lessons from the field, but also specific basic research findings on emerging viruses of high interest, all delivered by international top experts in the field.

The symposium is of interest for a broad range of health specialists working in the field of emerging viruses, such as clinicians, researchers from the Life Science field and public health specialists, PhD and medical students, as well as policy makers and organizations.

  • Registration deadline: April 8, 2019
  • Organisation: Laurent Kaiser & Isabella Eckerle
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5th Annual Meeting of iGE3

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 • 9:30 AM - 6:45 PM
Campus Biotech - Auditorium
Geneva

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.

Program, registration:

Meeting 2016 website

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Event ID: meeting_2016
New registration deadline: Friday, November 4, 2016 – Evening

Organization:

Martine Collart and Thanos Halazonetis

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4th Annual Meeting of iGE3

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 • 10 AM - 6 PM
Campus Biotech - Auditorium
Geneva

Participation is free of charge, but registration is required.

Program, registration:

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Event ID: meeting_2015
New registration deadline: Friday, November 6, 2015 – Afternoon

Organization:

Robbie Loewith and Serge Nef