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30. European Students‘ Conference, Berlin, (25 – 18 September 2019)

The organising team is delighted to announce this year’s European Students‘ Conference (ESC) that will take place in Berlin, from 25 to 28 September. The 30th ESC edition will run under the topic Future Ageing – Today’s Research, Tomorrow’s Medicine. Each year, the conference welcomes about 400 students from over 40 countries, which makes the ESC one of the largest student-run biomedical conferences worldwide.

With renowned speakers from all around the globe, practical skills workshops and a poster contest (both the latter independent of the leading topic), you will be able to learn and expand your practical and scientific knowledge. For the jubilee edition of the ESC, the extensive social programme, where you can get to know your international peers, will be for free!

Speakers you can look forward to:

Prof. Akiko Maeda – RIKEN (Japan): Transplantation of Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-(hIPSC)-Derived Allografts in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Prof. Michael Heneka – DZNE Bonn (Germany): Neuroinflammation in Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Gael Chételat – INSERM Caen (France) / Silver Santé Study: Learning and Meditation Intervention for Elderlies’ Well-Being 

Dr. Nicola Wilck – Charité Berlin (Germany): The Microbiome’s Role in Cardiovascular Disease

Saif Ali – CEO of MedMee: developers of AI technologies to abolish medical and medication errors

Aaron Ruß – ViRST: VR-technologies for chronic pain management for elderly

Registration for presenting participants (taking part in the poster contest) is opened until 15 July, for regular participants until the end of August.

Other program highlights:

> Scientific programme: Panel Discussion on the topic “Can we grow older without growing sicker?”, ESC Pop-Quiz, Workshops (e.g. Triage, Suture, Charité Radiooncology, Charité ER, Risk Literacy, Young Innovators in Medicine, Charité Nuclear Medicine, Mechanical Thrombectomy in Stroke Patients, Perfusion Technologies, and many more)

> Social Programme: ESC Get-Together, Berlin Activities, Science Slam, ESC Party

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