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We Are Stardust by Prof. Dr. Kathrin Altwegg

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Prof. Dr. Kathrin Altwegg

We Are Stardust by Prof. Dr. Kathrin Altwegg

sitem Center is delighted to welcome Kathrin Altwegg, professor emerita in space research and plaetology at the University of Bern. Her research interests are focused on cometary science using mass spectometry. In her lecture, she provides a new universal perspective to the processes on Earth and how relative it all ist. An astronomical contribution with a twinkle in the eye for the assessment of terresterial situation.

Fracture Care in Trauma Surgery by Dr. Markus Windolf

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Fracture Care in Trauma Surgery by Dr. Markus Windolf

sitem Center, University of Bern, has invited Dr Markus Windolf to sitem-insel, where he talks about the translational process at AO Foundation in Davos and how innovation is at the heart of the organization in his presentation: Innovation for improving fracture care in trauma surgery: Translational Medicine at the AO Foundation Davos.

Interview with Mike Wallenstein from Novartis

Hiring Young Talent in the MedTech Industry

With over 25 years of experience working in the medical device industry, Mike has become a trusted expert in EU MDR implementation, QA & Compliance, Research and Development, and Manufacturing of Combination Products. He is an advocate of hiring young talent in the workplace and foresees big opportunities in the field.

In this interview, Mike explains the importance of attracting young talent into the MedTech industry and how his career started.

AI Symposium 2021

Symposium: Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Medical Devices

Thursday, 2nd September 2021, from 10 am until 6 pm

We are happy to announce the 2021 Symposium with focus on Artificial Intelligence in Diagnostic Medical Devices.

Joining Prof. Dr. Jürgen Burger and Prof. Dr. Roland Wiest from University of Bern and Inselspital are: Prof. Michaela van der Schaar from University of Cambridge, Prof. Charles E Kahn, University of Pennsylvania and Robert (Ted) Baldwin from Imageens, among others. 

Register today - limited on-site places, the Symposium will be streamed!

Symposium AI 2020

sitem-insel / University of Bern in cooperation with the Inselspital

Symposium Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Medical Imaging 2020

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 08:30 - 17:00

Public opening event for the CAS Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging 2020

In an increasingly technological world, understanding the principles and extensive potential of Artificial Intelligence is key to explore its possibilities in the daily practice of Medical Imaging. For the second year, sitem-insel School offers its successful CAS course in Artificial Image in Medical Imaging by the University of Bern. As before, the program is initiated by a public symposium.

This year’s program focuses on the diverse aspects of Clinical Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging and sitem-insel School once again managed to invite accomplished, international scientific experts in their relevant fields who will present some of the latest developments in the field.

We look forward to you joining the Symposium 2020!


PD Dr. med. Franca Wagner, "Optimierte Bildgebung bei Hörstörungen: prä-, intra- und postoperativ"

Friday, August 14, 2020, 17:00 - 18:20, Felix Frey Auditorium, E0.211

TMBE MAS Thesis Defense

PD Dr. Andrea Chicca, "First-in-class endocannabinoid modulators to treat CNS disorders: from basic research to spin-off company"

Tuesday, April 24, 2020, 10:00 - 11:30, Video Conference

Invited Guest Lecture

Photo Dr. Scott J. Hollister

Prof. Dr. Scott J. Hollister, "3D Printed Resorbable Patient Matched Implants for Head and Neck Reconstruction"

Tuesday, March 17, 2020, 12:30 - 13:30, lecture hall E0.211

Invited Guest Lecture

Photo Dr. Hauri-Hohl

Dr. med. Dr. phil. nat. Mathias Hauri-Hohl, "Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Non-Malignant Diseases - Challenges on the Way towards Personalized Treatment"

Thursday, February 06, 2020, 12:30 - 13:30, lecture hall E0.211

Invited Guest Lecture

Prof. Dr. Moira A. Gunn, "The Media Strategy of the Bioenterprise", University of San Francisco

Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 17:00 - 17:45

Invited Guest Lecture

Prof. Dr. Sarosh Irani, MD, “The autoantibody-mediated diseases of the CNS: clinical and immunological observations”

Thursday, November 28, 2019, 13.15 - 14.15

phageSuisse Symposium

phageSuisse Symposium

phageSuisse is committed to informing and training health professionals about bacteriophage treatment. November 28, 2019, 13.00 – 19.00

Inaugural Lecture and Minisymposium

Inaugural Lecture PD Dr. rer. nat. Christian Rummel and Minisymposium "Quantitative Datenauswertung und künstliche Intelligenz in der Epilepsie-Diagnostik"

Wednesday, October 30, 2019, 17.00 – 19.00

Dining Docs

«Dining Docs» aims at the promotion of the young researchers of the University of Bern. With this initiative, we bring together intermediate staff (Mittelbau) from different disciplines in an informal atmosphere outside the university or work context.

Energy Harvesting

«Energy Harvesting» - An Alternative Energy Source for Cardiac Pacemakers

The Cardiac Technology and Implantable Devices group gives an insight into the research and development activities in the field of batteryless pacemakers.