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Institut für Sozial- und Präventivmedizin (ISPM)


Welcome to ISPM

The Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) at the University of Bern provides under-graduate and post-graduate education and carries out research in a range of disciplines relevant to public health. Research groups facilitate an interdisciplinary approach to research in the fields of social and behavioural health, clinical epidemiology and biostatistics, and international and environmental health.

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01.09.2014 15:41 Modern technologies for revascularisation superior to medical therapy in patients with stable coronary artery disease

Two related articles published today simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine and the Lancet[more]

Category: News

01.09.2014 12:47 Science features Ebola mathematical modelling predictions

“If the epidemic in Liberia were to continue in this way until the 1st of December, the cumulative number of cases would exceed 100,000,” says ISPM’s Christian Althaus.[more]

Category: News

29.08.2014 14:17 What does your neighbourhood say about you? A lot - according to analysis of Swiss National Cohort

Although Switzerland has one of the highest life expectancies in the world ISPM researchers found that there are substantial geographical differences.[more]

Category: News


18.09.2014 16:00Beta blockers – when guidelines need guidance

Referent: Prof. Franz Messerli (Hypertension Program, St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals and Columbia University)
Datum: Donnerstag, 18. September 2014, 16:00 Uhr
Ort: ISPM, Bern

Cat: Seminars

16.10.2014 16:00Innovative approaches to the organ shortage

Referent: Dr. David Martin Shaw (Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel)
Datum: Donnerstag, 16. Oktober 2014, 16:00 Uhr
Ort: ISPM, Bern

Cat: Seminars

27.11.2014 16:00Recent evolution of the science and profession of epidemiology: has epidemiology become infatuated with theory?

Referent: Prof. Alfredo Morabia (Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University)
Datum: Donnerstag, 27. November 2014, 16:00 Uhr
Ort: ISPM, Bern

Cat: Seminars

Research Meetings

08.09.2014 12:30Estimating the reproduction number of Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV) during the 2014 outbreak in West Africa

Referent: Christian Althaus (ISPM) Location: Seminarraum, Finkenhubelweg 11 (1st Floor)

Cat: Research meetings

15.09.2014 12:30Long live the neighbourhood!

Description of urban characteristics of clusters of life expectancy for the five largest Swiss cities

Cat: Research meetings

16.02.2015 12:30tba

Referent: Caroline Relton (School of Social and Community Medicine, Bristol) Location: Seminarraum, Finkenhubelweg 11 (1st Floor)

Cat: Research meetings

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