Short biography

Christiane Pauli-Magnus has been co-head of the Department of Clinical Research at Basel University Hospital and the University of Basel since 2014, and President of the Swiss Clinical Trial Organisation since 2017.

She studied medicine in Heidelberg and later in Würzburg, where she received her doctorate in 1996 after spending semesters abroad in France and Chile. Following her clinical training, from 2000 to 2001 she went to the University of California, San Francisco, where she conducted research into the pharmacogenetics of drug transport processes in the intestine and at the blood-brain barrier. She subsequently moved to Zurich University Hospital as Senior Physician for Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, and here she obtained her post-doctoral teaching qualification (habilitation) in 2004. In 2006 she was involved in setting up the Clinical Trial Unit at Basel University Hospital, which she still heads today.

Prof. Pauli-Magnus is a specialist in general internal medicine and clinical pharmacology, and is titular professor of clinical pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Basel.

She has been a member of the Swiss Science Council since 2020.
Basel University Hospital and Basel University
Prof. Dr. Christiane Pauli-Magnus
Department of Clinical Research
Schanzenstrasse 55
CH-4031 Basel
Tel. +41 61 328 7715
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