Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Executive Board on scientific and strategic issues. Once a year, it conducts an independent evaluation of selected research groups and assesses the department's activities in terms of support and innovation.

Permanent Members

Prof. Roland Buhl, MD

Head of Pulmonary Department
University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

Expertise: Cohort Studies

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Steffen U. Eisenhardt, MD

Managing Senior Physician
Head Division of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Hospital for Plastic and Hand Surgery of the University Hospital Freiburg, Germany

Expertise: Translational studies

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Herman Goossens, MD

Director of the Department of Clinical Pathology, Universtiy of Antwerpen, Belgium


Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Pia Maria Sormani, PhD

Biostatistics Unit
Department of Health Sciences (DISSAL)
University of Genoa, Italy

Expertise: Biostatistics

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Marco Valgimigli, MD

Senior Physician
Head of Clinical Research
University Hospital of Cardiology, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland

Expertise: Randomized controlled studies

Curriculum Vitae

Ad-Hoc Members 2020

Prof. Karel Allegaert, MD PhD

Pediatrician-neonatologist and clinical pharmacologist
Sophia Children’s Hospital MC Rotterdam, NL
Professor at KU Leuven, BE

Expertise: Perinatal and pediatric pharmacology, pediatric pain

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Renaud Du Pasquier, MD

Head of Laboratory of Neuroimmunology
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, CHUV, Lausanne, Schweiz

Expertise: Neuroimmunology

Curriculum Vitae