Matthias Egger, internationally renowned epidemiologist and public health expert, will be the new president of the National Research Council of the SNSF as of 2017.
On 23 September 2016 he was elected as president of the Research Council by the Executive Committee of the Foundation Council of the SNSF for the 2017-2020 term of office. He will succeed Martin Vetterli, who will become president of EPF Lausanne next year. Matthias Egger (59) has been director of the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM) at the University of Bern for the last ten years.
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