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Behind the science: Palliative Care


Behind the science: Insights into the world of pediatric palliative care when accompanying children with a serious illness

May 23, 2024 | 18:00 - 20:00 

Dr. Kathrin Hauri and nurse Jacqueline Tanner share their experiences from the challenging and multifaceted everyday life of Pediatric Palliative Care. Learn more about the lives of affected children and their families, accompanied both at the UKBB and in their own homes, as well as in institutions and school residences. It's about moments filled with joy and laughter, but also the challenges of saying goodbye.

Please note that this event will be held in German.

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The view from the top floors of Building 210, with the glass 'cloud' building to the left and greenery below

Novartis Campus Lecture – RNA Revolution: A Conversation with Nobel Prize winner Katalin Karikó

June 7, 2024 | 18:00-20:30

Speaker: Dr. Katalin Karikó, professor at the University of Szeged in Hungary, and adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania

The record-breaking speed at which the coronavirus pandemic was overcome would not have been possible without the decades-long work of Dr. Katalin Karikó. Together with her colleague Drew Weissman, she shed light on the inner workings of mRNA – insights that proved pivotal in developing coronavirus vaccines. Her substantial contributions to science have earned her numerous prestigious awards, including the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Today, she serves as a professor at her alma mater, the University of Szeged in Hungary, and as an adjunct professor at the University of Pennsylvania.

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