Limna - Lausanne Integrative Metabolism Nutrition Alliance


The Lausanne Integrative Metabolism and Nutrition Alliance, LIMNA, is a joint research initiative created by the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne (FBM-UNIL), the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL), and the University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV). It aims to promote research and education on metabolism, nutrition, aging and all associated diseases, such as obesity, diabetes or cancer, in Lausanne area.

The Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS), supports LIMNA initiative as official sponsor (More information). 

With this initiative, we want to create synergies between teams that work on different research subjects that have metabolism as the common keyword. We also aim to promote the translation of fundamental to clinical research and encourage the collaboration between laboratories of these three institutions. LIMNA also offers a limited number of travel grants to students/postdocs within LIMNA network (More information).


NEXT LIMNA SYMPOSIUM - Thursday, November 8 2018 - Olympic Museum, Lausanne

Topic: "Central regulation of metabolism and feeding"

Invited speakers:

- Daniela Cota, INSERM Neurocentre Magendie, Bordeaux University, France

- Sabrina Diano, Yale University, USA  

- Ted Dinan, University College Cork, Ireland

- Ana I. Domingos, University of Oxford, UK

- Miguel Lopez, CiMUS, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

- Serge Luquet, University Paris Diderot, France

- Martin G Myers, University of Michigan Medical school, Ann Arbor, USA 

- Sophie Steculorum, Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research, Cologne, Germany


Thursday 28th June 2018

> Isha H. Jain
The Role of Oxygen in Disease and Metabolism: Developing Hypoxia as a Treatment for Mitochondrial Dysfunction
Isha H. Jain UCSF Sandler Faculty Fellow, Principal Investigator, Department of Physiology, UCSF, San Francisco, USA ( Host: Prof. Johan Auwerx (*) IMPORTANT NOTICE: All external participants have to pass through SV Reception/Welcome Desk to be able to access to AI 1153. Contact person to call at arrival at SV Reception Desk: Administrative Assistant: 39522.
Read more


The eleventh LIMNA symposium was held on...
Read more
  • Sponsored by Nestlé