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Field Trip


5 July

08:45 to 17:30 (back in Lausanne)

Ferring, St. Prex




Explore the world of microbiome: changing the face of healthcare

Meeting point: Parking Lausanne Bellerive at 08:45 (bus leaves at 09:00)

Organizer: Ferring

Contact: Carine Julen (


This field trip offers you the chance to learn how the body’s unique microbiomes are changing the face of healthcare. There will also be sessions on the microbiome beyond the gut, including in antimicrobial resistance and oncology. You will have access to leading figures in the field: leading clinician Dr Sahil Khanna (Mayo Clinic), Ina Schuppe Koistinen (Alliance Director, Karolinska Institutet), Per Falk (President and Chief Science Officer, Ferring) and Dr. Ken Blount (Chief Scientific Officer,Rebiotix), and the chance to discuss innovation and new therapies.

As part of the event, you will be also be offered an exclusive site tour of Ferring’s production facilities and have the opportunity for one-to-one interviews with speakers and scientists.

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, speciality biopharmaceutical group committed to helping people around the world build families and live better lives. Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in speciality areas within gastroenterology and urology.

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