Welcome to the Swiss Society of Neonatology

After more than 24 years of regular meetings of the Swiss Neonatology Group, the Swiss Society of Neonatology was founded in 1995. The society's goals are to foster neonatology in Switzerland, improve the quality of neonatal care and represent the interests of newborn infants in the public.


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Fred Bamatter Award 2017
for clinical and basic research in Perinatology

The Fred Bamatter Award 2017 is aimed to honor clinical and basic research in the field of perinatology, including research regarding the embryo, the fetus, the neonate as well as the postnatal and follow-up period.

Professor Fred Bamatter (1899–1988) was an outstanding clinician, teacher and researcher. During his lectures, he always tried to link clinical practice to scientific knowledge. Thus, priority will be given to researchers who attempt to make the same link.

Application deadline

Candidates, Swiss citizens or researchers living and working in Switzerland, are invited submit their application including a motivation-letter, a CV and the list of publications to the President of the « Prix Fred Bamatter Foundation », latest until August 31, 2017.

The Winner of the Fred Bamatter Award will be honored with prize (CHF 20'000.-) and invited to give a short lecture as an overview of his/her research at the Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Neonatology in Berne on January 16, 2018.

Prof. M. Roth-Kleiner (matthias.roth@chuv.ch)
President of the «Prix Fred Bamatter Foundation»


 

Annual Meetings of the Swiss Society of Neonatology


Looking back at the 2017 meeting in Zurich

This year's Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Neonatology addressed Challenges in Perinatal and Neonatal Infectious Diseases. Obviously, the main topic was of broad interest and the meeting was well attended and very successful. 
Abstract Booklet 


For the first time in the history of our meetings, all the presentations have been filmed by the Swiss company Klewel and as a result, you can easily play back online all the presentations from any device, with the slides in high quality always visible, navigate through the slides and search by keywords appearing both in the slides and in the speech. Simply click on the link below!
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2017 Awards of the Swiss Society of Neonatology

Best short presentation - Severin Kasser et al. (Basel)
Cortical response to sensory stimuli in newborns after birth - the NociCop trial

Best poster presentation - Ralf Eberhard et al. (Zurich)
The enlightened chest in an extremely preterm girl

Milupa Fellowship Award - Christoph Rüegger (Melbourne)
Nasal high-frequency oscillation to treat apnea of prematurity: a crossover, randomized clinical study

Case of the Year Award 2016 - Thomas M. Berger et al. (Luzern)
Unusual course of hyaline membrane disease - pulmonary interstitial glycogenosis

Case of the Year Awards


2018 meeting in Berne - save the date!

The next Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Neonatology will take place in Berne on January 16, 2018.

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