Winners of the SYNS Science Slam 2018

We are proud to announce the 2 winners of this years Science Slam! It was a close run between 8 contestants. The audience voted equally for the two winning doctors.


1.   Dr. Ramona Guatta, University Hospital Geneva:

      "Isolated subarachnoid hemorrhage in mild traumatic brain injury: is a repeat CT scan necessary?"


1.   Dr. Sandra Dias, University Hospital Zurich:

      "Safety and utility of concomitant intraoperative monitoring with intraoperative magnetic

      resonance imaging in children"


from left to right: Prof. Michael Reinert (Lugano), Dr. Ramona Guatta (Geneve), Dr. Sandra Dias (Zurich), Dr. Amir el Rahal (SYNS, Geneva), Dr. Irena Zubak (SYNS, Bern)

Our great thanks goes out to our 2 generous sponsors, supporting each winner with a travel grant of 1500 swiss francs:



Prof. Luigi Mariani

Chief Physician

Department of Neurosurgery

University Hospital Basel



Prof. Jan Gralla

Chief Physician

Department of Neuroradiology

Inselspital, Bern University Hospital