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May 11, 2016 - Innsbruck, Austria
Workshop Effective Translation Of Research Results To The Clinical Practice

Venue: MED-EL Worldwide Headquarters | Fürstenweg 77ª | 6020 Innsbruck |Austria | Tel: +43 5 77 88

Workshop Agenda

Wednesday, May 11

Part I

  • 09:00 – 10:15 MED-EL’s company tour. Ursula Bayer
  • 10:15 – 11:30 Electrode insertion experience in the  training laboratory. Michaela Heldrung
  • 11:30 – 11:45 Coffee break
  • 11:45 – 12:45 MED-EL’s portfolio overview. Prem Ranjan, Mario Walser

Part II

  • 12:45 – 13:05 Are hearing implants accessible  to everyone in Austria? Mario Walser
  • 13:05 – 13:50 Lunch at MED-EL’s headquarters
  • 13:50 – 14:10 Ideas; from concept to  optimal product, efficiently. Carolyn Garnham
  • 14:10 – 14:30 The testing of the nerve functionality and application in hearing treatment. Marek Polak
  • 14:30 – 14:50 From cholesterol to Dendrogenins: emerging therapeutic strategy for hearing loss. Philippe De Medina

Part III

  • 14:50 – 15:10 What therapeutic targets do we want to  address for a drug in combination with a cochlear implant. Kenneth Mugridge
  • 15:10 – 15:30 Building evidence – Clinical research in a  product’s life cycle. Marcus Tschentscher
  • 15:30 – 15:50 Bringing the product to the market. Fritz Ender
  • 15:50 – 16:20 Coffee break

Part IV

  • 16:20 – 16:35 The sphingosine 1-phosphate signalling pathway in inner ear biology. Novel therapeutic approaches for hearing loss? Chiara Donati
  • 16:35 – 16:50 Presbycusis – do we understand  this diagnosis? Josef Syka
  • 16:50 – 17:05 TARGEAR: an European opportunity  to develop a stronger translational research for age-related hearing loss. Isabel Varela-Nieto
  • 17:05 – 18:00 Joint discussion
  • 18:00 Refreshments and exchange

Participants

AFFICHEM Nicolas Caron, Philippe De Medina

BIOMED Josef Syka, Jiří Lindovský

CSIC Isabel Varela-Nieto, Blanca Cervantes

MED-EL Claude Jolly, Pavel Mistrik, Ursula Bayer, Michaela Heldrung, Prem Ranjan, Mario Walser, Carolyn Garnham, Marek Polak, Kenneth Mugridge, Marcus Tschentscher, Fritz Ender, Raimund Naschberger, Dijana Mitrovic

UNIFI Chiara Donati, Francesca Cencetti

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