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News 2015

New GCP courses recognized by swissethics

18.12.2015 - Both GCP courses provided by CTU Bern, Basic and Advanced, were completely revised according to the new requirements stipulated by swissethics. Both courses have received formal recognition by swissethics. Read more

CTU Lecture am 8.12.2015:
«Wer weiss denn sowas?»
CTU Quiz zur klinischen Forschung

Testen Sie ihr Wissen im Themenbereich der klinischen Forschung im CTU Weihnachtsquiz am Inselspital. Um live beim Quiz in REDCapTM mitspielen zu können, benötigen Sie ein internetfähiges Mobiltelefon oder Ihren Laptop. Das Mitspielen ist selbstverständlich freiwillig und nicht Voraussetzung für die Teilnahme an der Lecture.

Weitere Informationen zur Veranstaltung finden Sie hier.

CTU Lecture am 10.11.2015:
«Update zur Biobank des Inselspitals»

Am kommenden Dienstag, 10. November 2015 findet die zweite CTU Lecture am Inselspital statt.

Sie sind herzlich eingeladen am Vortrag «Update zur Biobank des Inselspitals» von Herrn PD Dr. med. Alexander Leichtle, Oberarzt am Universitätsinstitut für Klinische Chemie UKC, teilzunehmen.

Weitere Informationen zur Veranstaltung finden Sie hier.

New services on Inselspital campus:
CTU Lectures & CTU Sprechstunde/Consulting

As of October 2015 CTU Bern offers new regular services for all clinical researchers and study personnel on the Inselspital campus: the CTU Sprechstunde and the CTU Lectures. Read more

CTU Newsletter September 2015

Die neuen Kodirektoren der CTU Bern - Kuratorium -
Aktuelles aus den Arbeitsbereichen - CTU Lectures -
Kursangebot - Die nächsten Kurstermine

Ebola vaccine tested successfully for the first time

A vaccine against the Ebola virus, tested in West Africa for the first time in a field trial, has proved to be effective according to the first interim analysis published today in The Lancet. CTU Bern together with the ISPM was heavily involved in designing and conducting the World Health Organization (WHO) «Ebola ça Suffit» vaccine trial. Read more

6th Symposium of the Swiss Clinical Trail Organisation SCTO: Clinical Nursing – Medical Research

The 6th Symposium of the Swiss Clinical Trail Organisation SCTO will take place at Kantonsspital St. Gallen on Wednesday, June 17 2015. This year's symposium will address the topic “Clinical Nursing – Medical Research: Interfaces in clinical research – a convergence of two disciplines”. Read more

GCP Refresher Course at the Inselspital on Tuedsay, 9th of June

CTU Bern offers a free half day course at the Inselspital for GCP certificate holders, who wish to refresh and update their good clinical practice knowledge. Read more

Ebola Vaccine Trials in Guinea

The number of Ebola Virus Disease cases continues to fluctuate in Guinea. At the same time phase 1 studies of vaccine candidates have produced promising immunogenicity and safety results. These vaccines now need to be evaluated further for safety, efficacy and effectiveness. Read more

News 2014

Peter Jüni is the new professor of primary health care in Bern

ISPM Director, Prof. Dr. Peter Jüni, will be leaving to become the new chair of primary health care and director of the Bernese Institute of Primary Health Care (Berner Institut für Hausarztmedizin, BIHAM) on 1st December, 2014. Prof. Dr. Matthias Egger will resume the post of ISPM Director. We wish them both well. Read more

Study Talk – zum Thema GCP Inspektionen

Einladung an alle klinisch Forschenden des Inselspitals

Dienstag, 28. Oktober 2014, 13-17 Uhr,
Pathologisches Institut, Hörsaal 7 Auditorium Langhans.

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One Year of the Human Research Act: Opportunities and Challenges for the future

Save the date! FOPH symposium, 27 January 2015, 13:15–17:00, Hotel Bern, Bern

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Modern technologies for revascularisation superior to medical therapy in patients with stable coronary artery disease

Two related articles published today simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine and the Lancet. Read more

Neue HFG Hotline

Das neue Humanforschungsgesetz (HFG) hat die gesetzlich festgelegten Anforderungen an klinische Forschungsprojekte deutlich erhöht. Klinisch Forschende werden neu von der CTU mit einem erweiterten Angebot bei klinischen Forschungsprojekten unterstützt. Mehr lesen

Study Talk - Wissensaustausch

Study Talk - Wissensaustausch von Study Nurses, Studienkoordinatorinnen und -koordinatoren des Inselspitals Bern. Mehr lesen

Advanced GCP & clinical research course

Due to the high volume of interest and the number of requests, we have extended the registration period for the advanced GCP & clinical research course. Participants are limited to a maximum of 50! Read more