It is a pleasure to announce the agenda of our second meeting of the Swiss Red Blood Cell Expert Network supported by the Swiss Society of Hematology on March 2nd 2023 in Berne.
After our first get-together on November 16th 2022 during the SOHC in Basel we decided to plan a next meeting in Bern during the first half of 2023 to discuss scientific, clinical and administrative issues around red blood cells.
According to your feedback, we prepared to following tentative agenda. Additional contributions are welcome and may be notified to our office (

Kind regards
Jeroen Goede

Date: Thursday, March 2nd 2023
Time: 10:00 – 16:00
Location: at the Restaurant Veranda in Bern, Schanzeneckstrasse 25, 3012 Bern

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome
10:15 - 10:45 Presentation webpage with needs and access Florian Steiner, Lyfjos GmbH
10:45 - 11:15 Scientific presentation
Matthis Tinguely / Markus Schmugge, Kinderspital Zürich
“Transcriptomic gene signatures associated with sickle cell disease“
11:15 - 11:45 Scientific presentation
Anna Bogdanova et al., UZH, Red Blood Cell Research Group Institute of Veterinary
11:45 - 13:00 Lunch break (Sandwiches)
13:00 - 13:30 Case presentation
Annatina Schnegg-Kaufmann, Inselspital Bern
13:30 - 14:00 Case presentation: E. P, 1997
Jeroen Goede, Kantonsspital Winterthur
14:00 - 14:30 Case presentation: F. H. 1996
Jeroen Goede, Kantonsspital Winterthur
14:30 - 16:00 Discussions about the next steps
- Discussion difficult cases in the future (online case discussion format)