Emanuel Christ_portrait

Secretary Treasurer – Switzerland

Personal Details, Qualifications and clinical positions

Educated near Basel, Switzerland, studies of human medicine in Neuchatel and Basel
Final Qualification University of Basel 1987

MD: University of Basel (“EEG brain mapping listening to word and music” 1991)
Clinical residency in surgical, gynaecology and general internal medicine departments in different Swiss hospitals (including University Hospital of Zurich).

Diploma of General Internal Medicine 1995
Research fellowship at St. Thomas’ Hospital in London (3 years Endocrinology and Diabetology).

PhD in Clinical research, City University of London 2002
Senior Registrar in Diabetology at the University Hospital of Geneva, in General Internal Medicine at the University Hospital in Lausanne (CHUV).

Diploma of Endocrinology and Diabetology 2001

2001-2016 Consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetology at the University Hospital in Bern.

Since 2/2017 Head of Interdisciplinary Endocrinology at the University Hospital of Basel.

Clinical work

Consultant in Endocrinology and Diabetology covering the whole spectrum of endocrinology, diabetology and metabolism. Within this spectrum, I have a special interest in neuroendocrine tumours (NET), pituitary adenoma and metabolism, in particular lipid metabolism in the context of growth hormone deficiency in adults and the effect of GH replacement therapy.

Research

Uninterrupted grants of the Swiss National foundation since 2003 as PI and Co-investigator in the field of molecular imaging using MR-spectroscopy for ectopic lipid metabolism (intramyocellular- intrahepatocellular- intramyocardial lipids) and specific receptor expression in the field of neuroendocrine tumors (insulinoma,medullary thyroid cancer, other NETs).