Foundation Council (NFC)

  • Prof. Dr. Jakob Passweg President Chefarzt Hämatologie, Stv. Leiter Zentrum für Hämato-Onkologie
  • Prof. Murielle Bochud Member Directrice de l'Institut universitaire de médecine sociale et préventive (IUMSP)
  • Dorothee Frei Hasler Member Secretary General at the Department of Health Basel City
  • Prof. Dr. med. Aurel Perren Member Director Institute of Pathology, University of Bern
  • Prof. Dr. Milo Puhan Member Director Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute (EBPI), Zurich

Coordination Centre (NCC)

  • Dr. med. Katharina Staehelin, MPH Director +41 44 634 53 73


  • Dr. med. Greta Eggebrecht Scientific collaborator +41 44 634 59 35


  • Dr. Matthias Lorez Senior Bio Statistican; Scientific collaborator +41 44 634 46 45

    Dr. sc. nat., MAS Applied Statistics


    2020-    : Master of Public Health (ongoing); Universities Berne, Basel, Zurich
    2006-2010: Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) in Applied Statistics; University of Berne
    2001-2004: Postdoc in Neuroscience Research; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Basel
    1998: Grass Foundation Fellow in Neuroscience; MBL, Woods Hole (MA, USA)
    1995-2000: PhD in Neuroscience Research; University of Zurich
    1990-1994: M.Sc. in Biology; University of Basel


    Swiss Statistical Society


    STATA® and R Languages
    Methods for Population-Based Survival and Prevalence Analysis
    Techniques for Imputation of Missing Values
    Linear Mixed Effects Models
    Planning, Conducting, Monitoring and Reporting of Experimental Studies

  • Regina Nanieva Medical Documentalist +41 44 634 53 78


    Human Medicine in Medical school, Vladikavkaz, Russia


    General Practice, Pediatrics, Coordination of Clinical Trials, Pharmacovigilance Case Management, Tumor documentation

  • Michel Schaffner, MSc ETH Scientific collaborator; IT and Data Management +41 44 634 53 60

    MSc ETH


    Master of Public Health (2015 - Ongoing)

    Master of Science ETH in Biology (Major: Neuroscience), Federal Polytechnic School of Zurich (ETH), Switzerland

    Bacherlor of Science ETH in Biology, Federal Polytechnic School of Zurich (ETH), Switzerland

    Federal VET Diploma in Electronics

  • Dr. med. Anne Schmidt Head of medical documentation +41 44 634 59 35


  • Marco Weber Scientific collaborator +41 44 634 53 75


  • Dr. Lea Wildisen Epidemiologist; Scientific collaborator +41 44 634 53 79


    Ph.D. in Epidemiology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

    (2017 to 2020)

    M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Health Science and Technology Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland

    (2011 to 2016)


    Real-world evidence research, observational studies, data analysis and interpretation of results

  • Daniel Bosshard Fiduciary
    (Secretary to the Board)
    +41 43 443 17 17


    Studied Psychology, Cognitive Science and Philosophy at Occidental College, Los Angeles, and at University of Zurich.

    Trustee with Swiss Federal Certificate
    Auditor with Licence by the Federal Authorities


    Serving further Non-Profit Organizations, such as
    - Swiss Childhood Cancer Registry
    - Cancer Registry of the canton of Berne
    - Foundation biobank-suisse


    Finance & Accounting, internal and external audit, taxes, legal issues, organizational development.