Member of the Swiss Paraplegic Research Board of Directors
Medical studies at the University of Basel, 1985 state examination, 1989 doctorate degree, 1998 Habilitation, 1999 full professorship. Since 2000 chief physician for nephrology and transplantation immunology at the University Hospital of Basel, since 2013 head of the Department of Medicine and chief physician. Further trainings, among others, at Swiss clinics and at the Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Hospital, Boston. Member and president of numerous Swiss and European transplant and nephrology boards, board member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences, and National Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation until January 2017. President of the Central Ethics Committee, Foundation Board Gottfried and Julia Bangerter-Rhyner Foundation, President of the Swiss Organ Living-Doner Register, President of the Subcommittee: Determination of death in the context of organ transplantation and preparation for organ removal.