HIGHLIGHTS

 

As of 1st January 2016

 

(13.02.2017)

 

 

1. PRIZES AND AWARDS
  Carole BOURQUIN
  ° Nathalie Steinhoff, M.Sc.:
Young Scientist Travel award, CIMT Cancer Immunotherapy Meeting, Mainz 2016
  ° Lorenzo Spagnuolo, M.Sc.:
Young Scientist Travel award, CIMT Cancer Immunotherapy Meeting, Mainz 2016
  ° Inès Mottas, M.Sc.:
Selected oral presentation for the Spring Meeting of the Swiss Society of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Bern 2016
  ° Larsen Vornhoff:
Accepted in Karolinska master program, Sweden
  Zhihong YANG
  ° Yi YU, PhD student:
Young Investigator Fellowship of 2016 of Eur Athero Society (EAS) (EAS 2016 Fellowship)
 
2. FUNDING GRANTED
  2.1. European funding agencies
  2.2. Swiss National Science Foundation
    Patrice NORDMANN
    ° Creation of an «INSERM Unit» (Paris, France) in our group at the University of Fribourg.
28 Foreign INSERM (Institut National de la Santé Et de la Recherche Médicale) and 320 INSERM Unit in France representing all medical fields (cardiology, immunology, dermatology...)
This will be the only foreign «INSERM Unit» in Switzerland
  2.3. CTI (Commission for Technology and Innovation)
    Beat SCHWALLER
    ° KTI-Gesuch 18778.1 PFLS-LS; 1.8.2016 – 30.9.2017 (14 months)        
  2.4. Other sources
    Beat SCHWALLER
    ° Novartis 01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017        
 
3. NOMINATIONS
 
4. RECRUITED CAREER FELLOWS
 
5. MEETINGS & WORKSHOPS HOSTED OR ORGANIZED BY DEPMED MEMBERS
 
6. PUBLIC OUTREACH ACTIVITIES
  Jean-Pierre BRESCIANI
  ° Article in «La Liberte», July 5, 2016
  ° Article in «La Liberte», August 12, 2016
  Patrice NORDMANN
  ° «Antibiotic resistance» > video
  Curzio RÜEGG
  ° Television (36.9°C): Reportage on cancer for the 10th anniversary of 36.9°C
http://www.rts.ch/emissions/36-9/7389197-nouvelles-therapies-contre-le-cancer.html
  Beat SCHWALLER
  ° Spectrum: An editorially independent News site from SFARI (Simmons Foundation Autism Research Initiative). News report by Jessica Wright (17.6.2016) on the article by Filice et al (2016); see Schwaller publication list
https://spectrumnews.org/news/reports-of-neuron-loss-in-autism-may-be-exaggerated/
 
7. TEACHING - MEDICAL EDUCATION - GPS
 
8. OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS
  Marco CAPOGROSSO
  ° London Science Museum
http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk
  ° A 4 months exposition in the «Antenna» hall that reports temporary exposition of modern achievements in Science
http://antenna.sciencemuseum.org.uk/topiczone/articles/could-this-device-help-paralysed-people-walk-again
  Patrice NORDMANN
  Licencing of those two patents to an industrial partner (Elitech group) that will industrialize those products
  ° Patrice Nordmann, Laurent Poirel, Aurélie Jayol, UniFR
EP15305409.3: «Test for determining suscepibility to resistance to polymyxins in Enterobacteriaceae», 20th March 2015
Licence agreement: 9th April 2016
  ° Patrice Nordmann, Laurent Poirel, Aurélie Jayol, UniFR
EP15160765.2: «Selective Culture Medium for Polymyxins-resistant Gram-negative bacteria», 25th March 2015
Licence agreement: 9th April 2016
 

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