Stephan Eliez looks back on the seventeenth ESCAP congress

The seventeenth International Congress of the European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP) — with “transition” as its central theme — was held in Geneva in July 2017 with nearly 1,400 psychiatrists in attendance. The congress received substantial backing from SYNAPSY, which sponsored eleven symposia. Stephan Eliez, president of ESCAP and a key figure of SYNAPSY, looks back on the event.

NCCR-SYNAPSY (NS): What does “transition” refer to in child psychiatry?

Stephan Eliez (SE): It can be broken down into several levels. Lire la Suite →

Clinician-Scientist: Five Questions for Luis Alameda

Alameda

Luis Alameda studied medicine in Spain, Switzerland and Sweden, undertaking his FMH in psychiatry and psychotherapy—awarded by the Swiss Medical Association—from 2009 to 2016 at Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV). It was at CHUV that Luis Alameda was awarded the SYNAPSY clinician-scientist scholarship (2012–2013), securing a half-time research position in the laboratory of Professor Kim Do. Here Luis Alameda investigated the links between child abuse and psychosis while pursuing his career as a clinic leader at the CHUV liaison psychiatry service. He succeeded in completing his doctorate in medicine (MD) and was awarded the biology and medicine prize of the University of Lausanne in 2015.   Lire la Suite →

Auteurs en inflation

Le nombre de signataires d’un article scientifique est en augmentation, pouvant ainsi atteindre plusieurs centaines de noms. In Vivo dévoile ce qui se cache derrière ces longues listes d’auteurs.

Qui est le père fondateur de la génétique? Gregor Mendel est largement reconnu comme tel, grâce à ses travaux sur l’hérédité, dont les résultats furent publié dans un ouvrage à son nom en 1866. Et qui est celui du séquençage du génome humain? La réponse est moins évidente: en 2001, une publication sur le sujet paraissait dans la revue Nature, signée par un consortium de 300 chercheurs… Lire la Suite →

Les neurosciences lausannoises sur la toile

Les onze laboratoires de recherche du Département des Neurosciences Fondamentales de l’Université de Lausanne s’offrent des sites internets flambants neufs. Un travail issu de la collaboration entre Les Mots de la Science (conception/edition des contenus) et Alaska (webdesign).

Partez à la découverte du cerveau à travers les pationnantes thématiques de recherche mises en images et en mots: Lire la Suite →