Jennifer Keiser, Assistant Professor, PhD

Function(s)
Head of Unit

Qualification
Prof. Dr. Pharmacist

Organisational Entity
Helminth Drug Development

Professional activities at Swiss TPH

  • Maintenance of large range of helminth life cycles (e.g. Necator americanus)
  • In vitro and in vivo evaluation of biological activities of compounds
  • Development of novel in vitro helminth assays to study drug sensitivities
  • Pharmacokinetic studies in rodents, large animals and humans
  • Bioanalytical method development
  • Clinical trials in helminthiasis endemic countries


Higher education and qualifications

  • Princeton University (2000-2003) (Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA) Postdoctoral Research in Demography and Epidemiology
  • University of Basel, Switzerland (1997-1999) (Swiss Tropical Institute, Department of Medical Parasitology) PhD in Zoology
  • University of Basel (1990-1995) MSc in Pharmacy