Research Groups

Modul 1: "Metabolic and genetic research into early onset epileptic encephalopathies"

Prof. Dr. med. Anita Rauch
Prof. Dr. med. Barbara Plecko
Prof. Dr. med. Hanns Ulrich Zeilhofer
Module lead
Prof. Dr. med. Bernhard Schmitt Head Epileptology
Dr. med. Katharina Steindl Senior physician
Dr. phil. Martin Poms Post Doc
Dr. phil. Beatrice Oneda Scientist
Dr. phil. Pascal Joset Scientist
Dr. med. Reza Asadollahi Scientist
Dr. phil. Lisa Crowther Post Doc
Dr. phil. David Meili Post Doc
Dr. med. Anaïs Begemann PhD student
Karolina Werynska,  M.Sc. PhD student

Modul 2: "Renal Fanconi syndrome and body fluid homeostasis"

Prof. Dr. med. Olivier Devuyst
Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Baumgartner
Module lead
PD Dr. phil. Sean Froese Group Leader
Dr. med. Patrick Forny Resident
Marie Lucienne, M.Sc. PhD student
Beatrice Paola Festa, M.Sc. PhD student
Merima Forny, M.Sc. Technician

Module 3: "Metabolism - Sphingolipids and glycogen storage disorders"

Prof. Dr. med. Arnold von Eckardstein
Prof. Dr. med. Giatgen Spinas
Module lead
Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hornemann Senior scientist
PD Dr. med. Michel Hochuli, PhD Attending
Prof. Dr. phil. Markus Landolt Head Pediatric Psychology
Prof. Dr. med. Dipl.-Psych. Martina Huemer Senior physician
Dr. phil. Nina Zeltner Psychologist
Gergely Karsai, M.Sc. PhD Student

radiz Rare Disease Research Grants

TTC7A Deficiency

Dr. Stefano Vavassori Lead
Prof. Dr. med. Dr. phil. nat. Jana Pachlopnik Schmid Co-Lead

Pityriasis rubra pilaris

Dr. Mark Mellett


Betina Kiefer


Nephropathic Cystinosis

Dr. Alessandro Luciani Lead
Prof. Dr. med. Olivier Devuyst Co-Lead