Dear colleagues,

You are invited to participate in a 2 day Symposium on “Stress in Health and Disease” – that will take place at the EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland on March 14-15 2018.

The Symposium will explore recent advances in stress research from a broad perspective, including contributions from the fields of neuroscience, metabolism, psychology, sociology and genetics. It aims at fostering a dialogue between these different approaches to advance innovative ideas in this area. Poster presentation by attendees is highly welcome!

Confirmed Speakers

  • Johan Auwerx EPFL, Lausanne
  • Mirjam Christ-Crain University Hospital and University of Basel
  • Dominique De Quervain University of Basel
  • Marc Donath University Hospital Basel
  • Ulrike Ehlert University of Zurich
  • Markus Gerber University of Basel
  • Johannes Gräff EPFL, Lausanne
  • Todd Hare University of Zurich
  • Andreas Lüthi Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel
  • Manuel Mameli University of Lausanne
  • Isabelle Mansuy University of Zurich and ETHZ
  • Urs Meyer University of Zurich
  • Andreas Papassotiropoulos University of Basel
  • David Sander University of Geneva
  • Carmen Sandi EPFL, Lausanne
  • Marianne Schmid Mast University of Lausanne
  • Erich Seifritz University of Zurich
  • Michael Shanahan University of Zurich
  • Roland von Känel University Hospital Zurich
  • Klaus Zuberbuehler University of Neuchatel

Junior Speakers

  • Johannes Bohacek ETHZ, Zurich
  • Nadine Messerli University of Fribourg
  • Camille Piguet University of Geneva
  • Ulrike Rimmele University of Geneva
  • Silvia Stringhini CHUV, Lausanne

For more information and program, please visit the website

Registration: (mandatory) is requested by February 15, 2018. The registration fee (including access to lecture room, coffee breaks, 2 lunches, happy hour) is 100 CHF for all participants.