Department Executive Board


The DBE Executive Board advises, plans and decides under the chairmanship of the Department Head about strategic affairs in teaching and research. It establishes commissions for individual tasks, if necessary. Currently there are three commissions: Teaching commission, PhD program commission, Room commission. The Board consists of five members who come from all three founding institutions. 

Prof. Dr. Philippe Cattin

Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering
Head of the Center for medical Image Analysis and Navigation
University of Basel


Prof. Dr. Reinald Brunner

Deputy Head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering
Deputy Chief Physician University Children’s Hospital Basel


Prof. Dr. Oliver Bieri

Head Radiological Physics
Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
University Hospital Basel


Prof. Dr. Ludwig Kappos

Chief Physician Neurology
University Hospital Basel


Prof. Dr. Pablo Sinues

Botnar-Professor for Translational Medicine Breath Research
University Children’s Hospital Basel