2nd Annual Meeting 2014

On January 30th 2014, DO-HEALTH Partners and Collaborators met at the  University of Zurich (Congress Forum Waid City Hospital – Zurich)

Click here for the news report by the IOF (International osteoporosis Foundation)  Click here to review the program of the meeting with all partners and key note speakers

Group picture of partners and collaborators at the DO-HEALTH Annual Meeting 2014

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From left to right: Prof. Rosaly Correa-de-Araujo (Network Speaker, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services), Dr. Eduard Sidelnikov (Epidemiologist, Coordinating Team, University of Zurich – UZH), Prof. John Orav (Dept. of Biostatistics, Harvard Medical School, Head Biostatistician DO-HEALTH), Ihuoma Obaze (Project Manager, Clinical Monitoring Partner Pharmalys), Prof. Michael Blauth (PI, Recruitment Centre IMU), Prof. Walter Dick (Advisor, Fracture Healing, Joint replacement, University of Basel), Dr. Oliver Bock (Study MD, Charité Berlin), Prof. Hannes B. Stähelin (Advisor, Cognition, Function University of Basel), Ana Pinto (Project Manager Recruitment Centre, University of Coimbra – COI), Prof. Robert Theiler (Exercise Expert, Coordinating Team, UZH), Prof. Thomas Rosemann (DO-HEALTH guidelines for general practitioners, UZH), Prof. José Da Silva (PI, Recruitment Centre, COI), Prof. Bernhard Watzl (Partner, Immunology, Max Rubner Institute ), Prof. John Kanis (Partner, President  IOF), Prof. Reto W. Kressig (PI, Recruitment Centre, University of Basel),  PD Dr. Georg Bosshard (Collaborator, Polypharmacy, UZH), Prof. Paul Walter (Advisor, Nutrition, University of Basel), Prof. Daniel Wyler (Vice President, University of Zurich, UZH), Otto Meyer ( MD Collaborator Functionality, UZH), Hendrikje Börst (Project Manager, Recruitment Centre CHARITÉ), Dr. Daniel Grob (Co-Director, Centre on Aging and Mobility, UZH – Waid City Hospital), Mariette Fasser (Project Manager, Recruitment Centre IMU), Dr. Elisabeth Stöcklin (Partner, DSM nutritional products), Prof. Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari (PI and Coordinator DO-HEALTH UZH), Benno Gut (Partner, Gut Pictures), Dr. Anke Jaudszus (Laboratory Manager Immunology, Max Rubner Institute), Dr. Gabriele Ambrecht (DEXA Quality Control, Charité), Dr. Gudrun Theile (Collaborator Health Services Research, UZH), Dr. Stephanie Bridenbaugh (Investigator, Basel University), Dr. Michaela Höhne (Partner Nestlé), Melanie Fischbacher (Master student, Centre on Aging and Mobility, UZH), Dr. Ursina Meyer (Post doctoratal student, Centre on Aging and Mobility, UZH), Dr. Andreas Egli (Coordinating Study MD DO-HEALTH, Coordinating Team, UZH), Gabriela Bobba (Roche Diagnostics Switzerland), Marieme Ba (Partner, Clinical Monitoring Partner Pharmalys), Monika Reuschling (Partner, Roche Diagnostics Switzerland), Anita Meier (Administrative Assistant, Coordinating Team, UZH), Stephen Ferrari (Partner, Ferrari Data Solutions), Suzana Zefi (Project Management Assistant, Coordinating Team, UZH), Dr. Dimitrios Iliakis (Collaborator Nutritional Assessment, UZH), Dr. Åsa Müller (DO-HEALTH Manager, Coordinating Team, UZH). Unfortunately, some partners/collaborators could not attend the group photo due to a late arrival: Dr. Sandrine Rival (Partner, NOVAMEN), Prof. Peter Burckhardt (Advisor, Calcium metabolism, University of Lausanne), Sophie Guyonnet (Associate DO-HEALTH Site Director, Toulouse University), Prof. Nicolas Müller (Collaborator, Infections, UZH), and Prof. René Rizzoli (PI, Recruitment Centre, University of Geneva). The DO-HEALTH researchers were welcomed by the Vice President of the University of Zurich, Prof. Daniel Wyler.

Prof. Wyler motivated the DO-HEALTH teams to proceed with their important research  and congratulated all partners and recruitment teams on reaching the 50% recruitment target for DO-HEALTH.

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Prof. Daniel Wyler (Vice President, University of Zurich)

Some impressions of the DO-HEALTH Annual Meeting 2014 — Partners and Collaborators discussed DO-HEALTH progress and challenges during the coffee breaks —  and enjoyed many excellent presentations:

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Dr. Daniel Grob (Waid City Hospital – Collaborator DO-HEALTH)                                                                     and Prof. Reto W. Kressig (PI recruitment site, University of Basel)

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Melanie Fischbacher (Master Student, Centre on Aging and Mobility, University of Zurich), Professor John E. Orav (Harvard Medical School – DO-HEALTH Head Biostatistician), Prof. Heike A. Bischoff-Ferrari (PI and Coordinator DO-HEALTH, University of Zurich), Prof. Walter Dick (Advisor, Fractures, Joint Replacement, University of Basel)

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Dr. Gabi Ambrecht (DEXA quality centre DO-HEALTH, Charité Berlin), Prof. Dieter Felsenberg (PI Berlin recruitment centre, Charité), Prof. Robert Theiler (Exercise Expert DO-HEALTH, Coordination Centre, University of Zurich)

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Dr. Elisabeth Stöcklin (Partner, DSM nutritional products), Dr. Åsa Müller (Do-Health Manager, Coordinating Team, UZH), Mariette Fasser (Project Manager, Recruitment Centre IMU)

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Prof. John Kanis, Partner DO-HEALTH and President IOF (front), Prof. Rosaly Correa-de-Araujo (Network Speaker, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

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From front to back (left to right): Prof. Reto W. Kressig (Partner, PI, recruitment Centre University of Basel), Prof. José da Sliva (Partner, PI recruitment centre Coimbra University), Dr. Stephanie Bridenbaugh (Investigator, Basel University), Dr. Michaela Höhne (Partner Nestlé), Gabriela Bobba (Roche Diagnostics Switzerland), Prof. Walter Dick (Advisor, Fracture Healing, Joint replacement, University of Basel), Dr. Oliver Bock (Study MD, Charité Berlin), Hendrikje Börst (Project Manager, Recruitment Centre CHARITÉ), Prof. Robert Theiler (Exercise Expert, Coordinating Team, UZH), Monika Reuschling (Partner, Roche Diagnostics Switzerland), Dr. Andreas Egli (Coordinating Study MD DO-HEALTH, Coordinating Team, UZH)