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Prof. Christoph A. Meier, Board Member of the Novartis Venture Fund

Prof. Christoph A. Meier


Christoph A. Meier MD is the Head of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University Hospital Zurich, and Professor at the Medical Faculty of the University of Geneva. Prior to his current role, he was the Chief Medical Officer and deputy CEO at the University Hospital Basel and, before that, the Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine & Specialties and a member of the Board of Directors at Triemli Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland, as well as Chief of Endocrinology and Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology at the University Hospital Geneva. Dr. Meier received his Medical Degree from the University of Basel in Switzerland and holds his Swiss Board Certification (FMH) in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology & Diabetology. Dr. Meier completed his medical residency at the University Hospital of Geneva and was a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health in the Molecular, Cellular Nutritional Endocrinology Branch in Bethesda, MD (USA). He was also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Physician Fellow at the Division of Genetics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, as well as a clinical fellow in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.