On November 2nd, the 1st Swiss Vascular Research Symposium took place, jointly held with the 18th annual meeting of The Union of Vascular Societies of Switzerland UVSS. Two exciting key note presentations given by Professorin Brenda Kwak and Professor Markus Affolter were followed by a poster presentation and two sessions with short communications. A poster jury selected three poster prizes which were given to
The SSMVR board together with the winners of the poster prizes From left to right: Professor Cornelia Halin Winter, Dr. Ruth Lyck, Dr. Adrien Mossu, Professor Beat Imhof, MSc. Martina Vranova, Dr. Florent Allagnat, Professor Tajana Petrova, Professor Britta Engelhardt. We are very thankful for the perfect organization by Cornelia!
On November 2, 2017, the SSMVR general assembly dismissed Professor Beat Imhof from his board membership. We are deeply grateful for his valuable support and contribution and wish him all the best for the new chapter in his life! Beat Imhof will be a honorary member of the SSMVR in the future. In turn, new board members have been elected: We welcome Professor Markus Affolter, Professor Brenda Kwak and Dr. Amelie Sabine! Amelie takes over the new position of a junior representative in the SSMVR board.