• Swiss Growth Registry (SGR)
  • Swiss Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (SCCSS)
  • Since 2010:
    Research Fellow in Social and Preventive Medicine at the ISPM
  • 2006 - 2009:
    Doctorate researcher (Dr. rer. nat.) in Biochemistry at the Medical Department III, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Thesis: "Adipokines: Link between Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Vascular Diseases"
  • 2001 - 2005:
    Diploma degree (MSc) in Biochemistry at the Institute of Biochemistry, University of Leipzig, Germany
    Thesis: "Influence of Adipocytes on the Expression of Proinflammatory Genes in Endothelial Cells"
  • 2005:
    Research project at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Topic: "Regulation of Digestion Enzymes in the Midgut of aedes aegypty Mosquitoes in Response to Blood Meal Feeding"