PD Dr. med. et phil. Klaus Reither

Head of Unit

Clinical Scientist

Research activities at Swiss TPH:

Coordination of clinical research at Swiss TPH

Clinical tuberculosis research mainly on new drugs, vaccines, and diagnostics


Higher education and qualifications:

Medical Doctoral Thesis, German Heart Centre, Berlin, Germany, 1993

Medical License, Berlin, Germany, 1994

Specialist in Diagnostic Radiology, Berlin, Germany, 2001

Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Public Health, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, 2002

Master of Science in International Health, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany, 2006

Doctor of Philosophy, University Basel, Switzerland, 2017

Venia docendi, University Basel, Switzerland, 2024


Work experience:

- Clinical research

since 2014           Head of Clinical Research Unit, Swiss TPH

since 2013           Group Leader Clinical TB Research, Swiss TPH

2009-2013           TB Team Leader. Bagamoyo Research and Training Centre - Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania/Swiss TPH

2006-2009          TB Research Coordinator. Mbeya Medical Research Programme, Tanzania/LMU Munich, Germany

2005-2006           Study Coordinator. Northern Region Malaria Project, Ghana/Charité Berlin

- Other

1993 - 2005         Internal Medicine and Radiology

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