Prof. Dr. Henriette E. Meyer zu Schwabedissen

Group Leader Biopharmacy

Office room number 6002
Klingelbergstrasse 50
CH-4056 Basel

Office phone
+41 (0)61 207 14 95
Office fax
+41 (0)61 207 14 98

Henriette E. Meyer zu Schwabedissen was born in 1977 in Erlangen. In 2004, she graduated from the School of Medicine of the Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University of Greifswald, and obtained her M.D and licence to practice in the same year. From 2004 to 2006 she was Resident at the Institute of Pharmacology at the University of Greifswald. In 2006 funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft she joined the Group of Richard B. Kim in the Department of Clinical Pharmacology at the Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA. In the same year she transferred with the group of Richard B. Kim to the University of Western Ontario, London, ON in Canada. At the end of the year 2008 she became Senior Scientist/Resident in the C_DAT Center of Drug Absorption and Transport (Department of Pharmacology) at the University of Greifswald, where she obtained a Habilitation in 2011. In March 2013 she was appointed Assistant Professor for Biopharmacy at the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Basel.

Her scientific interests are drug transporters and their interplay with nuclear receptors. Both mechanisms play a pivotal role in pharmacology and physiology this translational aspect is major focus of her current research projects.