IREM Symposium

Hotel Waldhaus, Sils-Maria

September 4 – 8, 2022 • Sils-Maria, Switzerland

List of confirmed speakers

  • Prof. Christopher Breuer, Ohio State University
  • Prof. Giovanni Frisoni, University of Geneva
  • Prof. Ya-Chieh Hsu, Harvard University
  • Prof. Sandra Loerakker, University of Zurich and Eindoven University of Technology
  • Prof. François Moreau-Gaudry, University of Bordeaux
  • Prof. Magdalini Polymenidou, University of Zurich


The IREM Symposium (formerly "Winter Brain & Heart Symposium") in Sils Maria is the annual retreat of the Institute of Regenerative Medicine and the Hospital for Psychogeriatric Medicine. The faculty staff involved in research is invited to spend four days together with prominent visiting neuroscientists in the beautiful mountains of Engadin. The retreat features daily progress talks of laboratory and clinical investigators to expolore the research advances followed by individual discussions on the slopes or hiking paths. The schedule is completed by key note lectures of leading scientists in the field in the evenings. The goal is to promote multidisciplinary exchange of ideas that will continue to advance dementia research and treatment.