KNZ Research Day

Es freut uns, Sie zum Research Day des klinischen Neurozentrums 2022 einzuladen.
Besonderer Programmpunkt dieses Jahr ist Verleihung des Forschungspreises der Franco-Regli-Stiftung für herausragende Leistungen auf dem Gebiet der neurodegenerativen Erkrankungen.


Frauenklinikstrasse 26
8091 Zürich




13.25 – 19.00 Uhr


SGNC 4, SGR 3, SNG 4


13:25 – 13:30 Opening: Susanne Wegener (Prof. Dr. med., NOS)
13:30 – 15:00 Session 1: Moderator: Martina Sebök (Dr. med, PhD, NCH)
13:30 – 13:40 The combination of tumor-targeting cytokines and chemotherapy displays promising anti-tumor activity against glioblastoma
Thomas Look (PhD student, NOS)
13:40 – 13:50 Gas challenge during BOLD imaging for brain tumors: from cerebrovascular reactivity to perfusion studies
Vittorio Stumpo (PhD student, NCH)
13:50 – 14:00 Multiplexed single-cell imaging to characterize melanoma brain metastases under therapeutic pressure
Stefanos Voglis (Dr. med., NCH)
14:00 – 14:10 Digital pupillometry for the evaluation of anisocoria in clinical practice
Leah Disse (Dr. med., NOS)
Headache and Pain
14:10 – 14:20 The Strange Case of Sugar and Pain
Miranda Stattmann (Dr. med., NOS)
Neurodegeneration, Epilepsy, MS
14:20 – 14:30 A non-invasive biomechanical model of mild TBI in larval zebrafish
Carolina Beppi (Dr. sci. nat., NOS)
14:30 – 14:40 Progressive brain atrophy following status epilepticus
Cyril Simmen (PhD student, NOS)
14:40 – 14:50 HLA Associations of Intrathecal IgG Production against Measles, Rubella and Varicella Zoster Virus (MRZ Reaction) in Multiple Sclerosis
Stephan Neidhart (physician, NOS)
14:50 – 15:00 Swiss ALS Registry
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:10 Session 2 Moderator: Leah Disse (Dr. med., NOS)
Interventional, Therapeutic, Technology
15:30 – 15:40 Imaging pathophysiology of Dural arteriovenous malformations
Isabelle Barnaure (Dr. med., NRA)
15:40 – 15:50 A new ETH AI start-up: a multi-centre study on AI and MS reading
Nic Hainc (Dr. med., NRA)
15:50 – 16:00 Deep Learning for MR-Data Harmonization: removing scanner bias in Neuro-Imaging
Bertrand Pouymayou (Postdoc, NRA)
16:00 – 16:10 Interim-Results: Shielded flow diverter for aneurysm treatment
Jawid Madjidyar (Dr. med., NRA)
16:10 – 16:20 Machine vision in neurosurgery
Victor Staartjes (Dr. phil., NCH)
16:20 – 16:30 Hemodynamic Alterations in Patients with AVM associated Epilepsy
Martina Sebök (Dr. med. PhDt, NCH)
16:30 – 16:40 Cardiac complications following cerebrovascular disease
Marco Heinrich Rohner (MSc. student, NOS)
16:40 – 16:50 Cell-cell interactome at the neurovascular unit
Sheng-Fu Huang (Postdoc, NCH)
16:50 – 17:00 Characterization of immune cell composition and phenotypes after aSAH
Nina Schwendinger (Dr. med., PhD candidate, NCH)
17:00 – 17:10 Rewarding or not? Music in stroke rehabilitation
Yésica Martinez (PhD candidate, NOS/CERENEO)
Franco-Regli-Prize Award Ceremony, Moderator: Luca Regli (Prof. Dr. med., NCH)
17:10 – 17:15 Presentation of the Franco-Regli-Foundation Mrs Maria-Cristina Donati (president)
17:15 – 17:45 Short presentations of the research publications of the 3 distinguished nominees:
Fosco Bernasconi, Eva Blondiaux, for the work:
F Bernasconi, E Blondiaux, J Potheegadoo, G Stripeikyte, J Pagonabarraga, H Bejr-Kasem, M Bassolino, M Akselrod, S Martinez-Horta, F Sampedro, M Hara, J Horvath, M Franza, S Konik, M Bereau, J-A Ghika, P.R Burkhard, D Van De Ville, N Faivre, G Rognini, P Krack, J Kulisevsky, O Blanke. Robot-induced hallucinations in Parkinson’s disease depend on altered sensorimotor processing in fronto-temporal network. Science Translational Medicine 28;13(591)
Annika Keller
, for the work:
Y. Zarb, S. Sridhar, S. Nassiri, S. G. Utz, J. Schaffenrath, U. Maheshwari, E. J. Rushing, K.P. R Nilsson, M. Delorenzi, M. Colonna, M. Greter, A. Keller. Microglia control small vessel calcification via TREM2. Sci Adv. Feb 26;7(9)
Peter N. Nirmalraj, Thomas Schneider and Ansgar Felbecker
, for the work:
Peter N. Nirmalraj, Thomas Schneider and Ansgar Felbecker. Spatial organisation of protein aggregates on RBCs as physical biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease pathology. Science Advances, 7, eabj2137, 2021
17:45 – 17:50 Renaud Du Pasquier (Prof. Dr. med., CHUV): Laudatio of the price winner
17:50 – 18:00 Awarding of the Franco-Regli-Prize & presentation Dasha Elena Nelidova, for the work:
Dasha Nelidova, Rei K. Morikawa, Cameron S. Cowan, Zoltan Raics, David Goldblum, Hendrik P. N. Scholl, Tamas Szikra, Arnold Szabo, Daniel Hillier, Botond Roska. Restoring light sensitivity using tunable near-infrared sensors. Published 5 June 2020, Science 368, 1108 (2020)
18:00 Closure of the Research Day
18:00 – 19:00 Aperitif riche for all participants in the Foyer Nord-2


Universitätsspital Zürich
Klinisches Neurozentrum
Marie Delnon
Frauenklinikstrasse 10
8091 Zürich

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