Christ-Crain

Prof. Dr. med.
Mirjam Christ-Crain

Position(s)
Deputy Chief Endocrinology
Co-Head Department of Clinical Research

Institution
University Hospital Basel

Phone +41 61 328 70 80

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Research Group Mirjam Christ-Crain

 

Research Focus

Endocrinology, Metabolism & Divelopmental Disorders

Area of Research

Water and electrolyte disorders, in particular diagnosis and therapy in polyuria and polydipsia syndrome and hyponatremia.
Corticosteroids and other stress hormones for outcome prediction of various diseases and as immunomodulatory treatment.


Collaborations

National Collaborations
- Prof. Beat Müller and Prof. Philipp Schütz, Kantonsspital Aarau
- Prof. Christoph Henzen, Kantonsspital Luzern
- PD. Dr. Stefan Bilz, Kantonsspital St.Gallen
- Prof. Felix Beuschlein, Universitätsspital Zürich
- Prof. Nelly Pitteloud, Universitätsspital Lausanne (CHUV)

International Collaborations
- Prof. Willem Jan Bos, Nieuwegein Hospital (the Netherlands)
- Prof. Martin Fassnacht, Universitätsspital Würzburg
- PD Dr. Wiebke Fenske, Universitätsspital Leipzig
- Prof. Georg Brabant, Universitätsspital Lübeck
- Prof. Jochen Schopohl, Universitätsklinik München
- Prof. Antonio Ribeiro Jr., Belo Horizonte, Brazil
- Prof. Ewout Hoorn, Rotterdam University Hospital


Ongoing Research Projects

CARGO study (Copeptin after arginine infusion in the diagnosis of polyuria polydipsia syndrome): observational study evaluating the value of arginine infusion and copeptin measurements in the differential diagnosis of polyuria polydipsia syndrome

CARGOx study (Copeptin after arginine infusion compared to copeptin after hypertonic saline infusion for the differential diagnosis of diabetes insipidus)

GOLD study (Effects of GLP-1 analogues on fluid intake in patients with primary polydipsia): randomized placebo-controlled cross-over study evaluating the effect of GLP-1 analogs on fluid intake in patients with primary polydipsia

GATE study (Effects of GLP-1 and analogues on fluid intake in healthy volunteers): randomized placebo-controlled cross-over study evaluating the effect of GLP-1 analogs on fluid intake in healthy volunteers

SAND study (SGLT-2 inhibitors for treatment of SIADH, a placebo-controlled randomised study)

HIT study (Hyponatremia Intervention study)

COMEN study (Copeptin in monosymptomatic enuresis nocturna): observational study evaluating copeptin as a predictor for treatment response in children with monosymptomatic enuresis nocturna.

CoRhythm study (Copeptin and circadian rhythm): observational study evaluting the circadian rhythm of copeptin.


Research Team

Cemile Barthelt

Leading Study Nurse
DAS Clinical Trial Practice and Management

Phone +41 61 556 53 04

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Dr. med. Julie Refardt

Deputy Research Group Leader
Senior Physician

Phone +41 61 328 76 08

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Dr. med. Andrea Widmer

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 328 68 14

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Milica Popovic

MD PhD Student

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Nicole Salvisberg

Scientific Administrative Assistant

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Nina Hutter

Senior Study Nurse
CAS Clinical Research I

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Dr. med. Bettina Winzeler

Research Fellow
Senior Physician

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Dr. med. Alexander Kutz

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 328 60 73

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Dr. Clara Sailer

MD PhD Student

Phone +41 61 328 55 20

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Joyce Santos de Jesus

Study Nurse


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Dr. med. Sandrine Urwyler

Research Fellow
Senior Physician

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Dr. med. Laura Potasso

PhD Student

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Michelle Steinmetz

Doctoral Student

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