Prof Gabor Szinnai
University Children's Hospital Basel
Prof Gabor Szinnai is Head of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetology at University Children’s Hospital Basel (UKBB) and a research group leader in the Department of Clinical Research at University Hospital Basel. He trained in paediatric endocrinology in Basel and at L’Hôpital Necker – Enfants Malades in Paris, France. He is a board member of the National Committee for Rare Diseases (KOSEK) in Switzerland. His longstanding research interests are thyroid diseases in childhood with a special focus on genetic thyroid diseases and individualized pharmacotherapy for patients with thyroid diseases from birth to adulthood. He is a member of the Consensus Guideline Group for Congenital Hypothyroidism of the ENDO-European Reference Network (ERN) Initiative endorsed by the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE) and the European Society for Endocrinology (ESE). In 2012, he was awarded a Visiting Professorship Grant for Rare Endocrine Diseases by the ESPE.