Clinical Research Day 2023

On 16 February 2023, this year's kick-off into the new research year at the Department of Clinical Research (DKF) took place.

Atle Fretheim, MD PhD, Director of the Centre for Epidemic Interventions Research (CEIR) at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health and Professor at Oslo Metropolitan University gave the keynote lecture on Ā«Rapid implementation of pragmatic clinical trials for health care emergenciesĀ». Hereby he shared his experiences with designing and rapidly implementing pragmatic randomized trials of infection control interventions during the pandemic, drawing on examples from clinical care, nursing homes, schools, and the public.

Afterwards, impressive poster and short presentations by the DKF's junior researchers took place. The best ones were awarded.

The best short presentations: Alain Amstutz (right), Cihan Atila (left) and Elisa Hennings (centre)

Best short presentations

1st priceAlain AmstutzRemdesivir in hospitalized patients with COVID-19: Individual patient data meta-analysis
2nd priceCihan Atila MDMA provocation test reveals an oxytocin deficiency in patients with central diabetes insipidus
3rd priceElisa HenningsBone morphogenetic protein 10 as predictor for recurrent atrial fibrillation after catheter ablation

Best poster presentations

1st priceMarcus MummeRandomized clinical trial for knee cartilage repair using nasal chondrocytes-based cartilage grafts
2nd pricePedro Lopez AyalaExternal Validation of the myocardial-ischemic-injury-index (MI3) algorithm
3rd priceAljaz HojskiPerioperative intravenous lidocaine administration in thoracoscopic surgery