The scientific program can be dowloaded here.

09:00 – 09:30 Registration & welcome coffee
09:30 – 09:45 Welcome to the MedLem
Dr Olivier Gaide
09:45 – 10:15 Keynote 1:
Molecular classification of tumors: A step towards personalized medicine?…Omic’s technique in pathology …”
Prof. Laura Rubbia-Brandt
(Department of Pathology and Immunology, HUG/UniGe)
10:15 – 11:15 Elevator Pitches Session

  1. GWAS genes whose expression is implicated by Mendelian randomization are highly connected in tissue-specific regulatory circuits
    E. Porcu
  2. CD141/CD123/DC-SIGN Monocyte-derived DC can be identified in BAL fluid from patients with different inflammatory conditions
    C. Obregon
  3. Impact of CYP2D6 Functional Allelic Variations on Drug-Drug Interactions involving CYP2D6
    F. Storelli
  4. Blood steroidomics as a tool to highlight novel biomarkers for the athlete biological passport steroide module
    F. Ponzetto
  5. “Bayesian Genome-Wide Association Study to discover novel lifespan-associated loci”
    N. Mounier
11:15 – 11:45 Keynote 2:
Can we anticipate the risk of developping diabetes?
Prof. Gérard Waeber (Department of Medicine, CHUV)
11:45 – 13:30 Poster Session & Lunch
13:30 – 15:15 Oral Session

  1. Proteogenomic interrogation of human tears using ProQuantum™ High Sensitivity Immunoassay could revolutionize precision medicine in the clinic
    S. Gadher (Thermo Fisher Scientific)
  2. Autologous blood transfusion in sports : emerging biomarkers
    N. Leuenberger
  3. A metabolomics approach to unravel altered systemic and brain energy metabolism in Alzheimer’s disease
    V. van der Velpen
  4. The differential plasma proteome of obese and overweight individuals undergoing nutritional weight loss and maintenance
    O. Cominetti
15:15 – 15:45 Keynote 3:
The ageing-brain cognitive diseases and their « bio »-markers
Prof. Jean-François Démonet (Department of Clinical Neuroscience, CHUV)
15:45 – 16:00 Poster & Pitch Presentation Award Ceremony
16:00 – 16:30 Concluding message & goodbye drink