Field of work
- 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"
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"