Alexander Navarini

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. sc.nat.

Prof Navarini is the head of the dermatology and allergy clinic at the University Hospital of Basel. As an longstanding immunologist, his main interest is the investigation of inflammatory skin disease. He...

Ludovic Amrutahlingam

PhD student, salaried

Ludovic graduated at ETH and EPFL in computer science. He applies machine learning, deep learning and artificial intelligence to develop...

Christophe Hsu

Associate in artificial intelligence and teledermatology

Dr Christophe Hsu, MD works with professor Navarini, MD-PhD at the University of Basel. He is an editor in both the Journal of the...

Philippe Gottfrois

IT specialist, salaried

Mathias Bonmarin

Many dermatological diseases affect the tissue thermal properties and therefore the skin surface temperature. As a specialist in medical thermal...

Simon Müller

Staff Physician, salaried

Emmanuel Contassot

PD Dr. sc. nat., not salaried

Our skin is a barrier that effectively protects us from environmental insults such as ultraviolet radiation, chemicals or infectious agents...

Helen Mawer

Executive Research Assistant, salaried

Lara Valeska Maul

Elisabeth Roider

Rishika Agarwal

PhD student

She is working on developing organoids obtained from the skin epidermis.
Organoids are a collection of organ-specific cells that develop from stem cells or organ progenitors and are capable of recapitulating specific functions of the organ.

Dennis Arnold

MD, research associate, hospital employee

Dennis is an interdisciplinary resident of the departments of Immunology an Dermatology currently working on a prospective study with the aim to generate an artificial intelligence (AI)...

Lisa Kostner

Roberta Vasconcelos-Berg

MD, PhD, Staff Physician, salaried

Dr Roberta Vasconcelos-Berg is the head of the Department of Aesthetic Dermatology. She is a trained dermatologist from Brazil and runs the clinic with vast knowledge and rich experience in her field. Apart from treating patients...

Jasmin Nasri

MD, research associate, hospital employee

Combination treatments using hyaluronic acid fillers and botulinum toxin are increasingly popular in aesthetic medicine. For her thesis, Jasmin is currently studying the effects of different minimally invasive treatment modalities on the patients’ quality of life.

Navarinilab Alumni

Barbara Fruet

Laboratory technician, patch test laboratory

Barbara is a highly experienced laboratory technician in charge of setting up raw reagents of our patch testing unit. She has extensive know-how in all things immunohistochemistry and...

David Muggli

MD, research associate, hospital employee

David (NMID-Team) is a clinically oriented resident interested in cutting-edge therapies. We pursue the approach of measuring cytokine expression in biopsies of patients with with inflammatory skin conditions...

Amrei Klemmer

MD, Vision-Team, unsalaried research associate

Amrei (Vision-Team) has focused on dry skin, which is a huge worldwide problem that was largely neglected in both dermatology and geriatrics, even though more than 70% of the elderly suffer from it. It produces intense pruritus and eczema...

Mathias Drach

MD univ., hospital employee

Mathias (NMID-Team) is a clinical trial specialist with extensive experience in psoriasis and hidradenitis suppurativa. He is also involved in our psoriasis clinic and cares for a large cohort of patients treated...

Tamsyn Meyer

Head of study coordination for clinical trials

Tamsyn is the lead of the study team. She has helped organize our concluded and running investigator-initiated trials (IIT) including pyoderma gangrenosum and canakinumab, chronic urticarial...

Antonios Kolios

MD, research associate, hospital employee

Antonios (NMID-Team) is an advanced resident in clinical immunology and allergology. He is board certified in Dermatology. His various project include an investigator initiated trial with a new biologic (IL1beta-antagonist...

Sarah Regnier-Kuhn

MD candidate, unsalaried research associate

Sarah (NMID-Team) has analysed patients affected by Winkelmann’s solid facial oedema and just performed a review of the literature in regard...

Cornelia Deubelbeiss

MD candidate, unsalaried research associate

Paradoxical psoriasis is a mysterious inflammatory skin disease that arises in up to 2% of patients treated with antagonists to TNF alpha. Cornelia (NMID-Team) has focused on the phenotypic and expression...

Martina Fischler

MD candidate, unsalaried research associate

Martina’s thesis (NMID-Team) is focused on the identification of rare damaging variants in two patients with a peculiar form of photodistributed skin inflammation. She analyses whole exome sequencing...

Katja Hofstetter

M Med student, unsalaried research associate

Katja (NMID-Team) has quickly become a sebocyte specialist, taking some of our findings in a recent genome-wide association study on severe acne to the functional level. She has established sebocyte ...

Rebecca Higgins

PhD student, NMID-Team, salaried

Rebecca (NMID-Team) is an advanced PhD student, MSc (Trinity College, Dublin). Her expertise is generating whole exome sequencing datasets of human samples and using linux-based bioinformatics... esto es una prueba

Petra Greco

Physician assistant, patch test laboratory

Petra is the lead of the patch testing unit and takes care of our patients during the whole process. She has extensive experience in evaluating the relevance of identified contact allergies...

Moritz Klinger

M Med student, unsalaried research associate

Moritz works in our vision team. He is focused on three-dimensional image reconstruction, using a wealth of clinical pictures collected by our clinician team members. He aims ...

Carla Murer

MD, research associate, hospital employee

Carla (NMID-Team) is an experienced board certified dermatologist building up a cohort of several hundred rosacea patients at our hospital. She is...

Eva Nagy-Andrassy

Physician assistant, patch test laboratory

Eva is our long-standing and highly experienced organizer of the diagnostic laboratory and in charge of patient management and all...

Julia Püschel

Study coordinator, clinical trials team

Julia is together with Tamsyn our essential person for clinical trial management. She ensures smooth running of our trials, keeps...

Jasmin Narainsing

Study coordinator, clinical trials team

Jasmin is the new study coordinator and involved in organizing our clinical trials in the inflammatory dermatoses team...

Anna Oppliger

Anna is currently working on the development of innovative, enhanced forms of treatment that improve compliance in...

Mathilde vonLaue & Yuk Yi Chen

Anna isNowadays, moisturizers belong to the most popular cosmetic products. According to Prof. Dr. Navarini...

Corina Simian

Neutrophil granulocytes are the first cells to arrive at the site of an infection or injury. Using different strategies...

Sophie Feuchter

Wrinkles and pigmentation disorders are not only relevant in scientific research but also have an impact on the lives of everyday people. In the general public many...

Manuel Walss

Manuel is taking a closer look at hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and the patients' questions on this highly burdensome disease. He is working on an online chat bot to provide...

Alshimaa Mostafa

Assistant lecturer of Dermatology

My research focus is the phenotypical presentation and genetic mutations in patients with pustular psoriasis. This project...

Ahmed Arafa

Assistant lecturer of Public health and community medicine

Sarina Meier

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic or chronically relapsing skin disease, which can already occur during infancy. Due to this...

Andreas Lörtscher

Häufig ist es Patientinnen und Patienten unangenehm, bei Veränderungen im Intimbereich oder nach...

Elvira Gross

For her doctor thesis Elvira is evolving a tree diagram including questions and pictures for a chatbot...

Rino Vicini

Master of Medicine student

Rino is working in our chatbot team getting computers to find the right words to communicate with...

Anita Staudenmann

The dermatologists uses many comparatively simple diagnostic procedures in his tradecraft. These tests are not widely used in the circle...

Rahel Nievergelt

Rosacea is a widespread disease. Rahel is creating a Chatbot which helps patients to learn more details about their disease and supports them by searching...

Lisa Niederberger

Discomfort in the genital area is not only very restricting for women, it can turn into threatening conditions. Out of shame, consulting a doctor represents a...

Sarah von Arb

Laboratory technician, salaried

Valery Metry

Adhideb Ghosh

PhD student, salaried

Adhideb (NMID-Team) is a PhD student trained in Bonn (Germany) for a MSc in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutics. He is an advanced linux, R and Python bioinformatician. Adhideb’s main project is...

Tatjana Maul

MD, research associate, hospital employee

Tatjana (NMID-Team) is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis, the advanced resident recently published a large trial demonstrating phototherapy of...

Florian Anzengruber

MD univ., MD candidate, salaried

Florian Anzengruber (NMID-Team) is an advanced resident in dermatology with an academic outlook. Currently, his main project is collecting and characterizing cohorts of neutrophil-mediated inflammatory dermatoses (NMID) ...

Martina Danaëlle Haemmerli

Danaëlle is devising a questionnaire for a chatbot that aims to inform and support patients suffering from warts (verrucae). The chatbot...

Bettina Burger

Laboratory head, salaried

Christian Greis

Nowadays, medical consultations are associated with rising costs for our society and time expenditure for our patients. With the current state of technology...

Ji Qi

Master student, unsalaried

i is currently a master student, registered in University Freiburg(Germany) for MSc in Computer Science. Her study and practical works are...

Herve Meier

Master student, salaried