Gene Therapy Working Group

The SECB's Gene Therapy Working Group is responsible for evaluating experimental gene therapy.

Members of the Gene Therapy Working Group


  • Pascal Meylan, Prof. MD, Institut de Microbiologie de l'Université de Lausanne

Members (external experts)

  • Carlo V. Catapano, MD, PhD, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona
  • Cornel Fraefel, Prof. PhD, Virologisches Institut Universität Zürich
  • Hussein Naim, PhD, Life Sciences and Vaccines Consultant, Bern
  • Jean-Claude Piffaretti, Prof. PhD, Interlifescience, Massagno
  • Janine Reichenbach, Prof. MD, Kinderspital Universität Zürich
  • Pedro Romero, Prof. MD, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Lausanne
  • Sandro Rusconi, Prof. PhD, Repubblica e Cantone Ticino, Divisione della Cultura e degli Studi Universitari, Bellinzona

Executive Office

  • Isabel Hunger-Glaser, PhD, Executive Manager SECB, Bern

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Last edition: 09.04.2019


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Postal address

Postal address
Executive Office SECB
c/o Federal Office for the Environment
CH-3003 Bern


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3063 Ittigen

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