Dr Stefan Stübinger
University of Basel
Dr Stefan Stübinger is a co-investigator on the DAVINCI project and will be supporting the project with regard to integrating the lateral flow assay, innovative saliva sampling and new lenses into a simple-to-use saliva test. He will perform user testing and several rounds of prototyping and improvements of the test device.
Dr Stübinger studied dentistry in Munich and did his specialization in oral surgery in 2006. He is a member of the Hightech Research Center for cranio-maxillofacial surgery in Basel. Prior to taking up this position in 2015, he was a member of the Competence Center for Applied Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine (CABMM) at the University of Zürich, where he was the leader of the Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery and Implantology Group. He was awarded his habilitation in 2012.
Dr Stübinger holds various patents, has developed several medtech devices and is the initiator and co-founder of six spin-off companies. He is involved in numerous ongoing multi-disciplinary research projects aimed at developing a new standard to assess and monitor individual risk factors related to different diseases based on the evaluation of bodily fluids. His major aim and vision is to move from delayed reactive medical services to evidence-based predictive, preventive and personalized medicine (3P), which will lead to an increased level of health among the general population.