Executive Board

The Executive Board (EB) is responsible for scientific and operative tasks and comprises experts from a variety of disciplines such as e.g. clinical sciences, medical/clinical bioinformatics, epidemiology etc. 


Prof. Bernd Bodenmiller

University of Zurich

Prof. Manolis Dermitzakis

Universtiy of Geneva/SIB

Prof. Denis Duboule


Prof. Christian Lovis

HUG/University of Geneva

Prof. Andrew Macpherson


Prof. Olivier Michiélin


Prof. Holger Moch

University of Zurich/USZ

Prof. Vincent Mooser

University of Lausanne/Swiss Biobanking Platform

Prof. Nicole Probst-Hensch

University of Basel/SwissTPH

Prof. Gunnar Rätsch


Prof. Thomas Schulthess


Prof. Michael Schumacher


Prof. Torsten Schwede

University of Basel/SIB

Prof. Radek Skoda


Ex officio member

Dr. Adrien Lawrence

Managing Director SPHN (SAMS)


The EB has the following duties:


  • coordinate the requirements of data infrastructure, data semantic, scope of coordination, etc. with the Data Expert Group;
  • provide projects, themes, and call for proposals suggestions to the NSB that the SPHN Initiative could support;
  • coordinate the collaboration in data collection and research in the field of personalized medicine;
  • present proposals and motions in all matters to be submitted to the NSB meetings.

Next EB meetings

5. September 2017 (13h30 - 16h30)


19. October 2017 (13h30 - 16h30)


23. November 2017 (13h30 - 16h30)


Chair: Prof. Torsten Schwede

Vice-Chair: Prof. Olivier Michielin