Prof. Dr. med. Andrea Klein

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Prof. Dr. med. Andrea Klein
Inselspital, Universitätsspital Bern
Kinderklinik, Julie von Jenner Haus
Freiburgstrasse 15
CH-3010 Bern

Curriculum vitae

Andrea Klein studied medicine at the university Basel. She qualified as pediatric neurologist in 2001. From 2002-2015 she worked as a consultant/ senior consultant at the pediatric neurology department of the children’s hospital Zürich. She has a special interest in neuromuscular disorders and spent a fellowship at the Dubowitz neuromuscular centre in London in 2006, and returned 2009 as senior research fellow. Her main research interest lies in the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular disorders in children. In 2015 she habilitated at the University of Zurich. In 2016 she moved to the pediatric neuromuscular centres in Basel UKBB and Bern.

Clinical trial experience: local PI for the Firefish trial (NCT02913482) in infants with SMA1and for the SIDEROS trial in Duchenne MD (NCT02814019 and NCT03603288).

Andrea Kleins publications can be found here.

She is the co founder and clinical lead for of the Swiss registry of neuromuscular disorders.

She is a TREAT-NMD Global Data systems Oversight Committee (TGDOC) member of Treat

She is in the study group and national coordinator for the European investigator initiated trial on Opsoclonus myoclonus (OMS/DES 2011) NCT01868269.

Member OMS study goup involved in the development of an international registry for children with OMS (POOMAS).


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