From Bench to Bedside

February 2, 2018

Basel (Switzerland)


09:00     Welcome and opening: Nicole Schaeren-Wiemers (Dep. of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel)

Session 1:            “The auditory system in health and disease”

Chaired by:         Tania Rinaldi Barkat (Department of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel)

09:55 - 10:00       Introduction to the session

10:00 - 10:25       Daniel Bodmer (Dep. of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel) "Hearing loss: From the lab to the clinic"

10:25 - 10:50       Jan Gründemann (Dep. of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel ) "Tuning fear: Auditory response dynamics in emotional behaviours"

10:50 - 11:15       Ralf Schneggenburger (EPFL, Lausanne) "GABAB regulation of inhibitory plasticity: A new mechanism for remodeling cortical sound representation"

11:15 - 11:45       Coffee Break

Session 2:           “Stroke – acute and chronic disease mechanisms and diagnostic aspects”

Chaired by:         Leo Bonati (Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel)

11:45 - 11:50       Introduction to the session

11:50 - 12:15       Raphael Guzman (Dep. of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel) “Stroke and neuroinflammation”

12:15 - 12:40       Philippe Lyrer, Nils Peters, Marie-Françoise Ritz (Dep. of Biomedicine, University Hospital Basel) "Gene expression in human cerebral small vessel disease"

12:40 - 13:05       Mathieu Sarracanie (Dep. of Biomedical Engineering, Allschwil, University of Basel) “Adaptable MRI Technology: Implications for stroke imaging”

13:05 - 14:20 Lunch

13:30 - 14:00 Lunchmeeting: General Assembly Neuroscience Network Basel (for NNB members)

Session 3:            “Neuroscience of social interaction and decision making”

Chaired by:         Andreas Papassotiropoulos (Transfaculty Research Platform Molecular and Cognitive Neurosciences, University of Basel)

14:20 - 14:25       Introduction to the session 

14:25 - 14:50       Phil Tobler (Dep. of Economics, University of Zürich) “Value-based social decisions in the human brain”

14:50 - 15:15       Nora Raschle (University Psychiatric Clinics, Basel) “Neural correlates of emotion regulation in youths with and without conduct disorder “

15:15 - 15:40       Sebastian Gluth (Faculty of Psychology, University of Basel) “Neural and cognitive mechanisms of a memory bias in decision making”

15:40 - 16:10 Coffee Break

Keynote lecture 2

Chaired by:         Rainer Friedrich (Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel)    

16:10 - 16:55       Alexander Schier (Biozentrum, University of Basel) “Single cell analysis of brain development”

16:55 - 17:00       Closing remarks: Nicole Schaeren-Wiemers (Department of Biomedicine)

17:00 - 17:30 Credit points for ‘Tierversuchsleiter’   

(to be confirmed, please check the NNB website)


Pharmazentrum , Hörsaal 1

Klingelbergstrasse 50/70,

4056 Basel


Please register on the NNB website.

Deadline for Registration: 21.01.2018