Knowledge is Power. That's Why We Need to Better Understand the Course of MS.

As its name suggests, multiple sclerosis is a complex disease. The better we understand it, the higher the chances that we can cure or stop it. It was only because researchers have understood the logic of the relapses, that they have been…

Save the Date: 8th DBE Research Day on 30 August 2022

You are kindly invited to participate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering's eighth Research Day on the thirtieth of August 2022. This time, it's all about that special spirit it takes to translate research into clinical…

SpectoVR at Museumsnacht Basel

On Friday 20 May, 6pm to 2am, the ‹Museumsnacht Basel› invites visitors to 27 museums and about 200 events. Among them is a presentation of the SpectoVR system in the Institute of Anatomy/Anatomical Museum Basel at Pestalozzistrasse 20.

Inaugural Lecture by Florian Thieringer on 19 May!

You are cordially invited to attend the inaugural lecture «3D-Druck in der MKG-Chirurgie – Hightech zum Anfassen» by PD Dr. mult. Florian Thieringer. Please register below and come to the auditorium of the Natural History Museum at…

Open Position at the Gait Lab!

A position is opened for a research assistant / associate, depending on qualifications, in the gait laboratory at the University Children’s Hospital in Basel.

Georg Rauter appointed associate professor of Surgical Robotics, Pablo Sinues associated professor

Georg Rauter and Pablo Sinues have been promoted as associated professors by the University Council. Both will start their new positions with the spring semester 2022. Congratulations!!

Georg Rauter Nominated Member of Strategic Commission for Information Supply & Information Technology

The strategic commission for information supply & information technology is a newly founded institution of the University of Basel that is supposed to actively shape the digital transformation in teaching, research and administration at our…

SACD Research Day Award for Rosa Visscher, Morgan Sangeux, Elke Viehweger and team's Preliminary Research

Congratulations to Rosa Visscher, Morgan Sangeux, Elke Viehweger and team, who got awarded the first price for their Preliminary Results during the first Swiss Academy for Childhood Disability (SACD) Research Day.
Bert Müller

SPIE Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award for Bert Müller

Bert Müller is the 2022 winner of the SPIE Biophotonics Technology Innovator Award. The prize was given in recognition of his outstanding contributions to biomedical imaging to solve some of the clinical challenges of the 21st century, such…

Bottneuro wins final stage of Venture Kick

DBE Spin-Off Bottneuro will be supported by Venture Kick with CHF 150’000.

Pablo Sinues re-elected Vice-President of Swiss Metabolomics Society

Prof. Sinues was re-elected as the Vice-President of Swiss Metabolomics Society on its last General Assembly held on 10 December 2021.

Welcome Canbaz and Netzer as New Junior Group Leaders!

The DBE welcomes two new Junior Group leaders: Dr Ferda Canbaz and Pd Dr Cordula Netzer. Ferda is acting group leader of the BLOG Lab as replacement for Azhar Zam. Netzer joins the DBE as Principle Investigator of a project called…

SNSF Grant for PD Cordula Netzer

Spinal surgery cadre Cordula Netzer has received an SNSF grant of 908,000 SRF for a project called "Role of Spinal Strain in the Pathophysiology of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis." (RoLSSroice) The results of the study will provide the first…

Sustainability Award for the Smart Implants Group!

The Smart Implants Group of the MIRACLE project has won the University Hospital of Basel's Sustainability Award for recycling old prototypes and test prints. The award is presented annually by the Patient-Centered Management Department.

We congratulate our new executive board members Eva Scheurer & Cristina Granziera to their election!

Prof. Eva Scheurer and Prof. Cristina Granziera were elected to take the seats of the Profs Kappos and Bieri. As there were three highly qualified women standing for election for these two places on the Board, the outcome of the election…

We cordially thank Ludwig Kappos & Oliver Bieri for their highly valued contributions to the DBE!

At the DBE Assembly on November 17, Prof. Ludwig Kappos and Prof. Oliver Bieri stepped down from the DBE Executive Board after two terms of service during which they contributed significantly to the rapid development of our department. The…
Azhar Zam

Prof. Zam to Join New York University (NYU)

Azhar Zam, founding head of the Biomedical Laser and Optics Group (BLOG) at the MIRACLE Project, will join NYU next year as an Associate Professor of Bioengineering.

Grant Extension and New Grant for Prof. Granziera

Prof. Cristina Granziera, Senior Physician in Neurology and Head of the Translational Imaging in Neurology (ThINk) research group in the DBE and RC2NB, has been awarded a 2-year extension to her SNF-funded professorship in recognition of…

Prof. Eva Scheurer inaugurated as President of the ESMRMB

After having been President Elect since 2019, Prof. Eva Scheurer is now President of the European Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine and Biology.

SNSF Grant for PD Andreas Mueller

The Swiss National Science Foundation is funding the research group for Facial and Cranial Anomalies of PD Dr. med. dent. Dr. phil. Andreas Mueller for a 4-year project called ‹Learning-based 3D Infant Face and Head Model for Medical…