CVM Mini-Symposia

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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.



"Kidney Physiology and Pathophysiology: Challenges & New Concepts"

When: 20 September 2024 from 9:00 – 13:00
Where: CHUV Lausanne, main building BH08, Auditorium YERSIN

Organizer: Edith Hummler Beermann, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Lausanne (DSB-UNIL)


Speakers & Talk titles:

  • The renal control of potassium homeostasis
    Johannes Loffing, Institute of Anatomy, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • Serine proteases and their implication in preeclampsia
    Sara di Carlo, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Lausanne (DSB-UNIL), Switzerland
  • Nephrocardiology: role of the Mineralocorticoid Receptor and therapeutic opportunities
    Frédéric Jaisser, Cordeliers Research Center, Physiopathology & Metabolism Department INSERM U1138, Paris, France
  • Understanding the biological processes of kidney repair
    Anna Rinaldi, Laboratories for Translational Research EOC, Bellinzona, Switzerland 

The meeting is free of charge, but for organization purposes please register HERE prior to September 1, 2024. The UNIL-FBM doctoral school attributes max. 1 ECTS to doctoral candidates for participation (0.25 ECTS morning session, 0.75 ECTS afternoon paper discussion workshop with speakers).
The event will be submitted to the Direction of veterinary affairs and their inspection (DAVI), section Lausanne, as a half day of continuing education.


"Extracellular Matrix Deficiencies and Cardiovascular Pathologies"

When: 25 April 2024 from 9:00 – 13:00
Where: Grand Auditoire, DNF Building, Rue Bugnon 9, Lausanne
Organizer: Nathalie Rosenblatt-Velin, Clinical Physiopathology, Angiology Service, CHUV Lausanne and University of Lausanne (UNIL)



"Communication between peripheral tissues and the brain: key to keep a normal bodyweight and glycemia"


Organizer: Virginie Mansuy-Aubert, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Lausanne (DSB-UNIL)


When: 09 December 2022 from 9:00 – 13:00


"Imaging techniques in cardiovascular and metabolism research: Hot topics and challenges"


Organizer: Jessica Bastiaansen, Department of Radiology & Translational Imaging Center, University and University Hospital of Berne, Switzerland


When: 20 May 2022 from 9:00 – 13:00



"Renal metabolism in health and disease"

Organizer:  Dmitri Firsov (Department of Biomedical Sciences,  UNIL)

When: November 26, 2021 from 9:30 – 13:00



"Adipose tissue metabolism and cardiovascular diseases"

Organizer: Francisco Verdeguer, Department of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease, University of Zurich

When: October 19, 2020 from 9:00 – 12:30



"Model organisms for the study of aging and disease"

Organizer: Alejandro Ocampo, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Lausanne
When: 26 April 2019 from 8:30 – 12:30
Where: CHUV Lausanne, main building BH08, Auditorium Tissot



"Stem cell regulation and metabolism"

Organizer: Marlen Knobloch, Department of Physiology, University of Lausanne

When: 21 November 2018 from 8:30 – 12:30

Where: CHUV Lausanne, main building BH08, Auditorium Mayor


“Bioinformatics for Personalised Health”

Organizer: Rory Johnson, Laboratory for Genomics of Long noncoding RNA and Disease, University and University Hospital of Bern

When: 14 May 2018 from 8:30 – 12:30
Where: CHUV Lausanne, main building BH08, Auditorium Yersin



"Genetics of Cardiac Diseases"

Organizer: Dr. M. Z. A. Bhuiyan, Directeur du laboratoire de diagnostic moléculaire, Service de Médicine Génétique, CHUV

October 6, 2017, 8h30-12h30

"Adipose Tissue and Metabolism"

Organizer: Prof. Lluis Fajas Coll, Center for Integrative Genomics (CIG), UNIL

When: June 8, 2017, 8h30-12h30



"Long non-coding RNAs at the heart of development and disease"

Organizers: Ana-Claudia Marques and Samir Ounzain

September 16, 2016, 8-12h00



"Microbes and metabolites: implications for cardiovascular and metabolic health and disease"

Organizer: Prof. Benjamin Marsland

December 3, 2015, 9-13h15

“Cellular and molecular basis of vascular diseases”

Organizer: Prof. Jacques-Antoine Haefliger

July 3, 2015, 8-12h15


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