15th Symposium of the Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology (ZIHP)


Friday, August 23, 2019

Hörsaal HAH-E-11, Universität Zürich
Häldeliweg 2, 8044 Zürich


Train your presentation skills and share your research project with the audience

Use this opportunity to network with other researchers working in the field of integrative physiology in Zurich


The Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology (ZIHP) proudly announces its 15th Symposium

Basic researchers and clinical scientists will get together to present and discuss their research in fields related to human physiology.

Oral presentations and posters will give junior researchers the opportunity to present and discuss their cutting-edge results. Cash prizes will be awarded for the best presentation and the best posters.


Program (PDF, 310 KB)

Poster list (PDF, 246 KB)

Keynote Lectures

We are proud to announce the Farewell Lectures of two of our ZIHP members, who are beginning their well-deserved retirement. Both of them formed the ZIHP and were members of the Steering Committee for many years:

  • Thirty years of quantitative sleep EEG analyses and modeling
    Prof. Dr. med. Peter Achermann, Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Zurich, Scientific Director of the KEY Institute for Brain-Mind Research, University Hospital of Psychiatry
  • Epithelial transport and homeostasis
    Prof. Dr. med. François Verrey, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich


Keynote Speakers:

  • Modeling of flow and transport processes based on image data
    Prof. Dr. Vartan Kurtcuoglu, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich
  • Iron powers immunity
    Prof. Hal Drakesmith, MRC Human Immunology Unit, MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital


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University of Zurich
Zurich Center for Integrative Human Physiology (ZIHP)
Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich
Tel. +41 44 635 50 88/47 , E-Mail


In collaboration with the

PhD Program in Integrative Molecular Medicine (imMed)