Prof Matthias Egger

Photo of Professor Matthias Egger
Director, Institute for Social and Preventative Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern

Speaking on Thursday 7th July at 13.30

Bad science or bad behaviour? The reporting of medical research​

Since 2002 Matthias Egger has been Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, ISPM, University of Bern; Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol.

His main fields of interest are methodological and substantive issues in clinical epidemiology and public health medicine, with a focus on meta-analytical research, HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases, and socioeconomic differentials in health.

Career summary before his current role:

  • 1998 - 2002:
    MRC Senior Scientist and Senior Lecturer in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Department of Social Medicine University of Bristol
  • 1994 - 1997:
    Swiss National Science Foundation Research Fellow (PROSPER programme) ISPM, University of Bern
  • 1991 - 1993:
    Research Fellow in Clinical Epidemiology, University College London
  • 1985 - 1990:
    Clinical training in Surgery, Paediatrics, and Internal Medicine in Switzerland and Master of Science programme in Epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (1986/87)
  • 1977 - 1983:
    Medical student, University of Bern