Activities 2016


The Think Tank Meeting 2016 was held at the Hotel Splendid in Baveno Italy from October 20th to the 22nd, 2016. To this meeting, headed by Prof. C. Bassetti, have joined about 20 international scientific experts in the field of obstructive and central sleep apnea and obesity hypoventilation syndrome, debating on the current and future directions of research in the field. This was organized in cooperation with the Alpine Sleep Summer School, and was supported by the pharmaceutical companies Sleep and Health Switzerland, Respironics GmbH Germany, ResMed Italy, and by the Fondazione Neuroscienze Ticino.

In the picture: the participants to the Think Tank meeting 2016.

Symposium ‘Alzheimer Disease and Dementia’– at USI Lugano (Auditorium) from 17:00
With the cooperation of Associazione Alzheimer Svizzera Ticino, EliLilly and the Dipartimento dell’educazione, della cultura e dello sport


On April 28th, 2016, the 7th Lecture of the Year supported by Fondazione Sir John Eccles, was held at the Parco Maraini, concomitantly with the Ceremony for the Awards for the best publications in the field of neurosciences, supported by Fondazione Neuroscienze Ticino (FNT).

The 7th Lecture of the Year of the Neurocenter of Southern Switzerland was held by Prof. Irene Tracey from Oxford (UK) and was entitled “Imaging pain and the placebo effect”. The Awards have been handed over to Dr. B. Goeggel-Simonetti and to Dr. C. Cereda for their excellent works on the clinical neurosciences.

award1From the left:
Dr. C. Cereda and Prof. Dr. A. Kälin
award2From the left:
Dr. B. Goeggel-Simonetti and Prof. Dr. A. Kälin
award3From the left:
Prof. A. Kälin, Dr. P. Maino, Prof. I. Tracey and Prof. C. Bassetti