Organization

Team

Serge Bignens - Midata

Serge Bignens

Serge is leading the IT development and is a member of the board and of the management of MIDATA cooperative.
Dipl. Ing. EPFL, e-Health Expert, Prof. for med. Informatics at Fachhochschule Bern (BFH)

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François von Kaenel - Midata

François von Kaenel

François von Kaenel is a member of the MIDATA management and heads application development. He is a research associate at the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH. At the Institute for Medical Informatics I4MI of BFH he is involved in numerous research projects, especially in the field of patient-reported outcome (PRO) based on the MIDATA platform.
François von Kaenel holds a degree in electrical engineering from the École d'Ingénieurs du Canton de Neuchâtel in Le Locle. Many years of experience in development and product management for manufacturers of hospital information systems (HIS). Experience in database design and tuning, data modeling and semantic interoperability (HL7 FHIR).

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Alexander Kreutz - Midata

Alexander Kreutz

Alexander is a senior software developer with 20 years of professional experience. He is developing the MIDATA platform. He is a member of the management.
Seraphina Kissling - Midata

Seraphina Kissling

Seraphina started working for MIDATA in November 2018. She supports the team with administrative work. On her free days, she is completing her Master degree in Biostatistics at the University of Zurich.
Dominik Steiger - Midata

Dominik Steiger

Dominik is head of the MIDATA office and member of the management. He has led the development of the cooperative Articles of Association and puts particular focus on business strategy and legal questions of service development.
At EvalueScience AG, he engages in projects in the areas of medicine, health and life sciences.

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Stefano Napolitano - Midata

Stefano Napolitano

Stefano develops the MIDATA platform business and leads the PHRT and SDSC projects. He is an IT engineer with considerable experience in designing and implementing E-Health solutions with a particular focus on interoperability, security and scalability.

Board

Doris Albisser - Midata

Doris Albisser

Doris is the vice president of the board of MIDATA cooperative. She is an entrepreneur and executive Chairman Evaluglobe AG.
Serge Bignens - Midata

Serge Bignens

Serge is leading the IT development and is a member of the board and of the management of MIDATA cooperative.
Dipl. Ing. EPFL, e-Health Expert, Prof. for med. Informatics at Fachhochschule Bern (BFH)

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Ernst Hafen - Midata

Ernst Hafen

Ernst is the President of the Board of the MIDATA cooperative in Switzerland. He is a Professor of Systems Genetics at ETH Zurich (Institute of Molecular Systems Biology) and former president of ETH. He has made seminal contributions to the field of developmental and cell biology and has received several prizes.
In addition to over 30 years of academic research, Ernst has founded and advised several biotechnology companies and is the president of the BIO-TECHNOPARK Schlieren-Zurich. As a geneticist, he has a strong interest in human genetics and personalized medicine and co-founded the Association Data and Health.

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Donald Kossmann - Midata

Donald Kossmann

Donald is director of the Microsoft Research Lab in Redmond. He is an expert in cloud computing and databases and the architect of the MIDATA IT platform.
Beat Widler - Midata

Beat Widler

Beat is member of the board of MIDATA. Beat has over 20 years of experience in clinical research. He is a consultant, and member of the board of ACRES (Alliance for Clinical Research Excellence and Safety).

Data Ethics Review Board

Johannes Brühwiler - Midata

Johannes Brühwiler

Johannes Brühwiler has a formal training in general internal medicine. He was a member of the steering committee of the Swiss Academy for Quality in Medicine and the president of the quality group of the Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine. His work was focused on patient centered decision processes.
David Haerry - Midata

David Haerry

David Haerry has co-chaired the Patient and Consumer Working Party at the European Medicines Agency from 2013 to 2016 and has served the European AIDS Treatment Group EATG in various positions since 2004. He advises MIDATA in patient advocacy.
Effy Vayena - Midata

Effy Vayena

Effy is professor and head of the Health Ethics and Policy Lab at the Institute of Translational Medicine, ETH Zurich.