Short biography

Mirjam Christ-Crain has been a professor of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at the University and University Hospital of Basel since 2014. She heads the Department of Clinical Research at the University of Basel together with Professor Christiane Pauli-Magnus and is deputy medical director the Division of Endocrinology at the University Hospital of Basel. Her research focuses on stress hormones, in particular cortisol and copeptin.

Mirjam Christ-Crain studied medicine in Basel and Vienna and earned a doctorate of medicine in Basel in 2000. From 2005 to 2007, she worked on a research project in London and completed her PhD at the University of London. In 2007 she was promoted to professor of endocrinology at the University of Basel. In 2009 she was awarded a research professorship of the Swiss National Science Foundation.

Mirjam Christ-Crain has been a member of the Swiss Science Council since 2016. 

She was born on 14 September 1974 in Basel, is married and has three children.

University and University Hospital of Basel
Prof. Mirjam Christ-Crain 
Department of Clinical Research
Petersgraben 4
CH-4031 Basel

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