• Medical International Conference for Students
    14 – 17 April 2016 | Bucharest, Romania

About us

April 14-17 (Thursday to Sunday)
Now at its first edition, MEDICS 2016 is the annual conference of the Scientific Organization of Medical Students (SOMS).
It is an innovative and dynamic event with world-renowned speakers where you will be provided with the annual dose of inspiring ideas at our Conferences, Workshops, Keynote Lectures and Round Tables.
You can also be part of our Sessions with your Oral Presentation or your Poster. 
Engaging in groundbreaking science has never been so easy.
Conference Venue: Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in the vibrant city of Bucharest, Romania
Conference Language: English

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List of Accepted Abstracts

We have published the list of accepted abstracts, please check it here!

Enter the FameLab audition!

FameLab is one of the biggest science communication competitions in the world and we are proud to organize, in partnership with the British Council, the second live audition. More details here.



Sir Tim Hunt

Winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

The Keynote Lecture held by Sir Tim Hunt will provide an in-depth look at his breakthrough experiments and the ensuing discovery of cyclins, proteins that proved to be of great importance for cell cycle control.

Keynote Lecture: Switches and Latches: The Control of Entry into Mitosis

Mircea Ivan

Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Indiana University, USA

Dr. Ivan’s research focuses on the molecular chain of events triggered by low oxygen – oxygen sensing – in the context of tumorigenesis and anti-cancer therapy.

Keynote Lecture: The Expanding Universe of Oxygen Sensing: From Cancer Genetics to Clinical Applications

Hannah Monyer

Director of the Department of Clinical Neurology at the University Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany

Dr. Monyer will introduce the concept of inhibitory neurons, which play a pivotal role in the generation of network-specific oscillations and shape higher cognitive functions.

Keynote Lecture: The Role of Inhibition in Learning and Memory

Clément Léna

Neurophysiology of Brain Circuits, Institut de Biologie de l’Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris, France

Clément Léna’s work aims to understand how the cerebellar circuitry contributes to the function of the forebrain. He will explain more in his talk.

Keynote Lecture: The Cost of Accuracy: Half of Brain Neurons in the Cerebellum and a Dialogue with the Cerebral Cortex?

Mihai Moldovan

Associate Professor at Institute of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

The axonal membrane is capable of both structural and functional plasticity – Dr. Moldovan will explain why this is the case.

Keynote Lecture: Axonal Plasticity in Health and Disease

Eustaquio Onorato & Serban Balanescu

Humanitas Gavazzeni Hospital, Bergamo, Italy & Monza Hospital, Bucharest, Romania

Find out all the latest on Pediatric Interventional Cardiology, a rapidly expanding domain that offers a viable minimally-invasive alternative to open heart surgery.

Keynote Lecture: Interventional Cardiology in the Pediatric Population: An Update from International Experts

Scientific Organization of Medical Students

SOMS is a students’ association that promotes and participates in cutting-edge medical research. We decided that the amazing experience offered by a conference is another way of accomplishing our mission. To learn more about our projects, visit our website.

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