Thursday, 2023/12/07, 12:00
Thursday 7 December 2023 12.00-18.00 Langhans Auditorium Inselspital, Bern
Seminars and showcases of the best contemporary patient-centered research
The new Department for Clinical Research (DCR) will hold the first "Day of Clinical Research" at the University of Bern and Inselspital. The "Day of Clinical Research" is intended to take place annually during the "Week of Clinical Research" and aims:
Highlights of the program include lectures by invited keynote speakers, the "Future of Swiss Clinical Research" panel, and sessions for junior researchers.
Learn about poster design, guidelines, and suggestions for impactful posters about clinical research. Please register here. Can't make it? Video available after webinar.
In addition, we are offering a Pecha Kucha webinar.
Learn about Pecha Kucha by Pecha Kucha!
Attendees will receive guidance on writing a Pecha Kucha script and designing slides during the 60-minute workshop. Can't make it? No problem; a link to the workshop is available for all registered participants within 48 hours.
Please register here.
Marwan Noel Sabbagh MD
Professor of Neurology, Alzheimer‘s and Memory Disorders Division, Barrow Neurological Institute, USA. Author of Lecanemab in Early Alzheimer’s Disease NEJM 388:1, 2023.
Topic: Making progress in Alzheimer’s through RCTs
Roxana Mehran MD
Professor of Medicine and Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY. Co-founder of the «Women as One» initiative.
Topic: Female Leadership in clinical trials
In addition the Commission for Equality together with the DCR is happy to invite you to an exciting breakfast with Prof. Roxana Mehran.
Please find more information here.
During the "Week of Clinical Research" you will have the chance to participate in a wide range of seminars. More information here.
Venue: Langhans Auditorium, Inselspital Bern
Panel discussion: Challenges and priorities for clinical trials in Switzerland
Venue: SITEM-Insel CATR Auditorium O2.214
Mon Dec 4
Tue Dec 5
Wed Dec 6
Beyond clinical trials: Systematic reviews in practice
how to search for studies to compile a systematic review for evidence synthesis. Including new tools to make research project management easier.
Open Science: Open Access and Open Research Data in Clinical Studies
Open Science has become central to the way research is communicated. This session will discuss strategies and developments concerning Open Access and Open Research Data.
Fri Dec 8
We invite all members of the institutes and clinics of the Faculty of Medicine, including students, and of the Inselspital to register for the "Bern Highlights" and "Junior Research" sessions and submit their applications.
The "Bern Highlights" session (14.45-15.45 on Thu 7 Dec) will showcase four oral presentations of highly impactful, innovative clinical research projects performed and/or led by University of Bern/ University Hospital researchers.
The "Best of Junior Research" session (15.45-16.15 on Thu 7 Dec) will highlight impactful and innovative research performed and/or led by junior clinical researchers (defined as pre-habilitation). Presentations will be Pecha Kucha style (20 slides, each for 20 seconds). Four presenters will be selected for the DCR Day of Clinical Research, with a further 12 oral presentations (6 for completed studies and 6 for studies in progress) to be presented at the Bern Junior Research Showcase, Mon 4 Dec, 16.00-18.30.
We are offering a Pecha Kucha webinar.
Please be prepared to answer the questions about the following topics about your project:
We invite all members, including students, of the institutes and clinics of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Bern, and of the Inselspital engaged in research to submit an abstract for poster presentations for the DCR Day of Clinical Research.
Best poster presentations by young researchers will be awarded with prize money and certificates. During the abstract submission, you can select the categories for which you want to be considered. Eligibility criteria and detailed information are available below.
Incomplete or non-compliant applications or those received after the deadline will not be considered.
Posters on Display:
starting at 12.00 during lunch and registration
Thursday, 7 December 2023
Poster walk: 14.15 – 14.45
Poster preparation and setup:
The authors are responsible for printing, mounting, and removing the posters.
You will receive a number before posters can be displayed. The poster boards will be numbered. You will find your poster number on the list of abstracts which will be posted on the DCR homepage in November 2023 and will also be displayed in the Foyer of the Langhans Auditorium. Please check the poster list carefully to make sure you hang the poster on the correct poster board.
Poster format: A0 (H 118.9 cm x W 84.1 cm), portrait format only
Mounting: From 8:00 - 11.30 am on Thursday, 7 Dec 2023
Material for pinning the poster to the boards will be available in the poster area.
Putting up the poster will be done by each author.
Where: Langhans Auditorium, Inselspital
Removal: Latest by 19.30 on 7 Dec 2023
Remaining posters will be disposed.
At the DCR Day of Clinical Research, awards are given for the best poster presentations by young researchers. Posters are evaluated by the DCR Day of Clinical Research Committee
We are offering a special webinar:
Prize Committee and evaluation process
The winners of all prizes will be only announced and awarded on the Day of Clinical Research Day on Thursday, 7 Dec, 2023.