Gunther Meinlschmidt

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. 
Gunther Meinlschmidt

Position(s)
Head of Research, Department of Psychosomatic Medicine

Institution
University Hospital Basel &
University of Basel

Phone +41 61 328 63 10

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Research Group Gunther Meinlschmidt

 

Research Focus

Clinical Epidemiology, Public Health & Health Systems

Area of Research

Key Research Perspectives include i) new digital technologies, machine/deep learning, artificial intelligence, and clinical decision support tools, ii) psychotherapy and other interventions, iii) bodily processes, and iv) consultation-liaison and health services.

Key Research Topics include i) functional symptoms/syndromes and pain, ii) mental-somatic multimorbidities, iii) psychooncology


Approved Research Projects

Towards a deep learning-informed translational network approach to address mental-non-mental multimorbidity (Forschungsfonds der Universität Basel)

Prevention of psychosocial stress consequences in somatic medicine: a pilot project on collaborative care (SomPsyNet) (PGV01.087) (funded within the framework of the "Prevention in health care" programme by "Health Promotion Switzerland")     

Efficacy of a Modular Intervention to promote Dignity and Mental Well-Being by a Palliative Consultation-Liaison Service in Swiss Acute Hospital Care: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial (Stanley Thomas Johnson Stiftung & Gottfried und Julia Bangerter-Rhyner-Stiftung)

A clinical trial of group-based body psychotherapy to improve bodily disturbances in posttreatment cancer patients, in combination with randomized controlled smartphone-triggered bodily interventions (Krebsliga Schweiz)

A Personalized Approach to Foster Dignity by a Palliative Consultation Service in Swiss Acute Hospital Care: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial (Stanley Thomas Johnson Stiftung & Gottfried und Julia Bangerter-Rhyner-Stiftung)


Collaborations

National Collaborations
- Faculty of Psychology University of Bern
- Faculty of Psychology University of Basel

International Collaborations
- Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea (대한민국)
- Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
- RWTH Aachen, Germany
- Université de Strasbourg, France
- Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
- various Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs)


Ongoing Research Projects

Using deep learning to inform clinical decisions in the context of stress-related disorders, somatic symptoms, and mental-somatic multimorbidity.

Prävention psychosozialer Belastungsfolgen in der Somatik: ein Modellprojekt zur kollaborativen Versorgung (SomPsyNet) (PGV01.087) (Förderung im Rahmen des Programms “Prävention in der Gesundheitsversorgung” durch “Gesundheitsförderung Schweiz”).

Efficacy of a Modular Intervention to promote Dignity and Mental Well-Being by a Palliative Consultation-Liaison Service in Swiss Acute Hospital Care: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial (Stanley Thomas Johnson Stiftung & Gottfried und Julia Bangerter-Rhyner-Stiftung).

A clinical trial of group-based body psychotherapy to improve bodily disturbances in posttreatment cancer patients, in combination with randomized controlled smartphone-triggered bodily interventions (Krebsliga Schweiz)  Medical students learn with and from people with mental disabilities: a comparison of the teaching formats improvisation theatre workshop and movie discussion.


Research Team

Dr. sc. med. Seraina Caviezel

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 328 57 45

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B.Sc. Noa Naa-Wansa Römmel

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 328 58 52

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B.Sc. Dilara Damar

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 328 6216

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B.Sc. Ebru Yetik

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 328 58 52

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Dr. phil. Cornelia Meffert

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 265 31 41

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dipl. phil. II Claudia Steiner

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 265 20 59

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M.Sc. Jennifer Erb

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 328 59 79

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Souad Guemghar, PhD

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 328 58 52

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M.Sc. Reka Schweighoffer

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 328 50 12

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M.Sc. Regina Gfrörer

Research Fellow

Phone +41 61 328 58 52

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