The SHCS Foundation’s Board of Trustees
President: Prof. Bruno Ledergerber, Zurich
Bruno Ledergerber was head of the Coordination and Data Center of the newly established Swiss HIV Cohort Study from 1988-1995 and is Professor at the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich, specialized in Clinical Epidemiology and Medical Informatics. Besides the Scientific Board of the Swiss HIV Cohort Study, he was member of many steering bodies of international collaborations such as EuroSIDA, ART-CC, COHERE and EuroCOORD. Together with colleagues, Bruno Ledergerber has authored or co-authored more than 250 peer reviewed articles predominantly in the field of HIV cohort studies.
Treasurer: Prof. Bernard Hirschel, Geneva
Bernard Hirschel is the President of the Research Ethics Committee of Geneva. He has honorary degrees of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences and the Universities of Geneva and Basel.
From 1988 to 2011 he directed the HIV/AIDS unit of the Geneva University Hospital. He is the author or co-author of more than 400 scientific publications.
Prof. Huldrych Günthard, Zürich
Huldrych Günthard has joint appointments at the Department of Infectious Diseases and the Institute of Virology.
His research interest focus on the resistance of HIV to anti-retroviral drugs, and on primary HIV infection.
Prof. Rainer Weber, Zürich
Rainer Weber is Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Zürich since 2005, and he directs the Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Hygiene at the University Hospital in Zürich since 1997. He is the author or co-author of more than 350 scientific publications.