Scientific program

From Science to Treatment
Thursday January 12th, 2023
13:15 - 13:30 Introduction

U. Ultes-Nitsche
B. Egger
S. Jakob

13:30 - 14:30 Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Zürich
Chairman: Bostjan Humar, Anurag Gupta, ZH
  Characterization of ischemic injury in uterus transplantation K. Sun
  Ex situ liver perfusion R. Sousa da Silva
  The road from extended resection to liver failure D. Birrer
  Division of tasks in the regenerating liver E. Breuer
14:30 - 15:30 Department of Intensive Care Medicine, University of Bern
Chairman: Stephan Jakob, BE
  What is needed for a successful translational process? A clinician’s perspective Y.-A.Que
  Bacteriophages for prophylaxis and treatment of experimental ventilator associated pneumonia due to methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus J. Prazak
  Endolysins for the treatment of streptococcal infection in an infant rat model of meningitis L. Valente
  Hemarina M101- a cell free oxygen carrier from Arenicola marina in a rodent cardiac arrest model M. Hänggi
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break  
16:00 - 17:00 Vascular Surgery CHUV and Cardio-Vascular Surgery HUG
Chairmen: Sebastien Deglise, CHUV / Christoph Huber, HUG
  Evaluation of a novel compliance-matching aortic graft in pigs G. Rovas
  Endovascular aneurysm repair EVAR: are endoleaks type I and III avoidable ? An in-vitro study N. Murith
  Ex Vivo Analysis of Graft Viability Using 31P Magnetic Resonance Imaging Spectroscopy T. Agius
  To balloon or not to balloon ! Effects of intra-aortic balloon-pump on coronary blood flow in extra corporeal membrane oxygenation dependent low cardiac output syndrome V. Sibut-Pinote
P. Reymond
17:00 - 18:00    
Orthopedics HFR
Chairman: Moritz Tannast, UNIFR-HFR
  The sheep model for simulation of Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) : idea and proof of concept C.A. Zurmühle
  The vascularity of the ovine femoral head : Comparison with human beings and implication for surgery and future research S.D. Steppacher
  A translational approach of similarities in MR imaging between sheep and human beings F. Schmaranzer
  A prospective controlled study on surgical correction of FAI in the sheep model M. Tannast


Friday January 13th, 2023
08:30 - 09:30 Visceral Surgery Inselspital, Bern
Chairwoman: Deborah Stroka, BE, chairman: Guido Beldi, BE
  Primordial cavity macrophages and mesothelial EGFR-signaling in post-surgical adhesions J. Zindel
  Challenging liver regeneration dogmas with single cell RNA-seq D. Sanchez-Taltavull
  Outer membrane vesicles as carriers for bacterial ATP lead to local and systemic neutropenia in peritoneal sepsis D. Spari
  Radiation induced liver disease mouse model reveals the role of mitochondria in the disease progression N. Melin
09:30 - 10:30 Surgical Research Unit Fribourg
Chairwoman: Carmen Gonelle-Gispert, UNIFR-HFR, chairman : Leo Bühler, UNIFR-HFR
  Investigation of liver regeneration in mice deficient for TGFbeta1 in platelets C. Gonelle-Gispert
  IL6 pathway blockade for the treatment of pancreatic cancer S. Peisl
  The use of 3D printing to better predict the vascular invasion for locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma L. Bühler
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break  
11:00 - 12:00 Swiss 3R Competence Center
Chairman : Leo Bühler, UNIFR-HFR
  Training of rodent surgeons - current practice and available guidelines P. Seebeck
S. Zeiter
  Experimental Surgery Outlook – the 3RCC’s perspective

P. Seebeck 
S. Zeiter

12:00 - 13:15 Lunch break and poster session  
13:15 - 14:15 Department of Surgery HUG
Chairman: Christian Toso, HUG
  Establishment and characterization of patient-derived lung cancer spheroids V. Serre Beinier
  Metabolic signature of human skeletal muscle stem cells A. Bouche
  Impact of liver oxygenation on hepatic carcinogenesis A. Peloso
  Vertical transmission of liver cancer B. Moeckli
14:15 - 14:45 Klaiber Lecture
Chairman: Bernhard Egger, UNIFR-HFR
  Das öffentliche Gut der Gesundheit - eine kleine Apologie in eidpraktischer Hinsicht J-P. Wils, Radboud University
14:45 - 15:15 Coffee break  
15:15 - 16:15 Thoracic Surgery, Inselspital, Bern
Chairman: Patrick Dorn, BE
  Development of a precision medicine approaches for thoracic tumors R-W. Peng
L. Zhao
  Involvement of lactate metabolism in lung cancer initiation and chemotherapy resistance T. M. Marti
H. Deng
  Development of functional lung microvasculature based on organs-on-chip technologies O. T. Guenat
16:15 - 16:30 Closing remarks and fare well drink B. Egger
S. Jakob