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CVM Mini-Symposia

| 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011

The CVM Mini-Symposia are divided into a morning session with 4 speakers and an afternoon session where each speaker discusses research articles with PhD students in the form of a workshop. The morning session is generally open to all researchers of the UNIL, CHUV, EPFL etc.

Students attending the morning session of the mini-symposium can validate 0.25 ECTS. Students attending the morning and afternoon sessions can validate 1 ECTS.


“Homeostatic and hedonic control of food intake”

Organizer: Prof. Luc Tappy

October 16, 2014, 8-12h15, CHUV, Auditoire Yersin



  • Prof. Serge Ahmed (University of Bordeaux, France)
  • Prof. Loic Briand (University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France)
  • Dr. Loredana Asarian (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

"Bone metabolism and diseases"

Organizer: Prof. Laurent Schild

March 12, 2014, 8-12h15, CHUV, Auditoire Yersin


“Novel concepts in the metabolic syndrome: Connecting inflammation and metabolism”
Monday May 6th 2013

Organisers: Dr. Liliane Michalik and Prof. Kristina Schoonjans



"Lipotoxicity from the multi-organ perspective"
October 17th, 2012

Organiser: Dr. Francesca Amati

“Participation of Intercellular Communication in the Control of the Cardiovascular System”
June 22nd, 2012

Organiser: Prof. J.-A. Haefliger



“Quantification in Cardiovascular Imaging”
September 16th, 2011

Organisers: Prof S.D. Qanadli and Dr D. Locca

“Brain nutrient and hormone sensing in feeding and glycemic control”
October 14th, 2011

Organisers: Prof. B. Thorens and Prof. F. Pralong

“Translational aspects of genetic arrhythmias ”
December 2nd, 2011

Organisers: Dr. Florence Fellmann, Dr. Nicole Sekarski , Dr Z.A. Bhuiyan, Dr Jürg Schläpfer and Dr Katarzyna Michaud


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