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Events 10 | 2011

Wed. / Thurs., 12 13 October 2011
AHA-Labor Children’s Health Congress

Co-operational project with presentations and workshops at ZKM and the HfG / Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design in the context of the "Year of Science 2011 Research for Our Health"
Wed. beginning at 6.30 p.m. at the HfG, Thurs. beginning at 9.30 a.m. at the ZKM_Media Theater, Register by 4 October at wissenschaftsjahr@zkm.de

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You’ve always wanted to know whether umbilical cord cells can become a new heart, and how a prosthesis can be controlled by thoughts? Whether reading in poor light is bad for your eyes and how an entire people could become ill?
In research institutions and laboratories, scientists are working on these and other questions at the Children’s Health Congress / AHA-Labor some of these researchers will let you look over their shoulder and show you what research can already do for our health today, and what it will be able to do tomorrow.
Big and small researchers of tomorrow have the opportunity, in the rooms of the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design and at ZKM / Karlsruhe Center for Art and Media, to embark on an interesting discovery tour through the research landscape of the German Republic. Whether a trip into the past and future of medicine, a visit to the literary sickbed, or lectures fresh from the laboratory: AHA-moments are guaranteed.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011
06.30 p.m.   Greeting to participants
07.15 p.m.   Supper together
08.15 p.m.   Reading: “The literary sickbed Illness in the literary                   classics”

Thursday, 13 October 2011
09.30 a.m.   Greeting, Short overview of the daily program, lecture to                   follow “2000 Years in 20 Minutes How Medicine Is;                   How It Will Be” (Dr. Philipp Osten)
10.00 a.m.   Workshop-Session 1 (HfG Light Atrium)
11.00 a.m.   Sports break 1 (10 min)
11.20 a.m.   Treating and Healing I: The Subtle Difference
                  (Dr. Angelika Voß)
11.45 a.m.   Prevention and Pro-action I: The Champion Stem Cells  
                  (Prof. Jürgen Hescheler)
12.10 p.m.   Recognizing and Discovering I: All Nonsense?!
                  (Dr. Michael Prang)
12.30 p.m.   Lunch break with Food-Show Act (HfG Light Atrium)
01.30 p.m.   Workshop-Session 2 (HfG Light Atrium)
02.45 p.m.   Treating and Healing II: On Implants and Prostheses
                  (Prof. Thomas Stieglitz)
03.10 p.m.   Prevention and Pro-action II: Many Illnesses; Many Sick
                  People (Prof. Hajo Zeeb)
03.35 p.m.   Recognizing and Discovering II: Saving the Best for Last
                  (Dr. Claudia Lindner, Dr. Mario Leimert)
04.00 p.m.   Sports break 2 & afternoon snack
04.30 p.m.   Presentation of the work results (Bastian Greshake,
05.30 p.m.   Closing presentation “Hitchhiking into the Future of
                  Medicine Today, research; tomorrow, perhaps a
                  reality?” (Dr. Horst Christian Vollmar)
06.00 p.m.   Closing supper

Moderation: Jule Golsdorf

Sponsored by the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF) and the City of Karlsruhe


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