Manuel Battegay#


Manuel Battegay
Email:manuel.battegay 'at' usb.ch
Membership Number:4376
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWITZERLAND
Section:CLINICAL & VETERINARY SCIENCE
Username:mbattegay
Elected:2016
Homepage: https://www.unispital-basel.ch/das-universitaetsspital/bereiche/medizin/kliniken-institute-abteilungen/infektiologie-spitalhygiene



Present and Previous Positions

  • Current Clinical Position:
    • 2004 - today, Acting Chief for physicians and responsible for teaching & research and Board (Fachbereichsleiter Ärzte, Lehre und Forschung), Department Medicine
    • 2002 - today , Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases & Hospital Epidemiology (Chefarzt, Klinik für Infektiologie und Spital-hygiene), Department Medicine, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland
  • Previous Positions:
    • 2001 - 2002, Geschäftsführender Leiter der Medizinischen Universitäts-Poliklinik
    • 2000 - 2002 Mitglied der Bereichsleitung Medizin I
    • 1999 - 2002, Head of the Outpatient Department Medicine and HIV-Clinic, Basel (Leitender Arzt der Medizinischen Universitätspoliklinik/HIV-Sprechstunde), Switzerland
    • 01/1996-03/1999, Deputy Chief (Stv. Chefarzt) of the Outpatient Clinic of Internal Medicine and Head HIV-Clinic Basel, Medizinische Universitäts-Poliklinik, University Hospital Basel (Prof. N. Gyr, M.D., M.P.H.), Switzerland
    • 1995 - 1998, Head, Laboratory of Viral Hepatitis, Department of Research, University Hospital Basel, from 1998 on HIV related research in association with the Laboratory of HIV, Institute for Medical Microbiology, University Basel (with Prof. P. Erb, Dr. T. Klimkait), Switzerland
    • 1994 - 1995, Staff Physician (Oberarzt) of the Outpatient Clinic of Internal Medicine and Head HIV-Clinic, Medizinische Universitäts-Poliklinik, University Hospital Basel (Prof. N. Gyr, M.D., M.P.H.), Switzerland
    • 1993 - 1994 Visiting Scientist, Liver Diseases Section, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health (NIH), and Laboratory of Hepatitis Research, Div. of Virological Products, Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Bethesda, Maryland, (Dr. J.H. Hoofnagle, M.D., Dr. S.M. Feinstone, M.D.), USA
    • 1990 - 1993 Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Experimental Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Zürich, (Prof. R.M. Zinkernagel, M.D., Ph.D., Nobelprize laureate 1996), Switzerland
    • 1988 - 1990 Assistant Doctor and Research Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Medical Policlinic, University Hospital Zürich, (Prof. R. Lüthy, M.D. and Prof. W. Siegenthaler, M.D.), Switzerland
    • 1986 - 1988 Assistant Doctor, Internal Medicine, Cantonal-Hospital Liestal, (Prof. N. Gyr, M.D., M.P.H.), Switzerland
    • 1986 Doctor, Swiss Army, Aarau, Switzerland
    • 1983 Externship, Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, State University of New York, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • HIV/AIDS research
  • Clinical course of HIV, response to therapy and immune reconstitution as well as on psychosocial issues
  • Infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, influenza and clinically related questions to bacterial diseases

Honours and Awards
  • 2010 Swiss Society for Infectious Diseases Award 2010 for Epidemiological Research for the publication: Elzi L, Marzolini C, Furrer H, Ledergerber B, Cavassini M, Hirschel B, Vernazza P, Bernasconi E, Weber R, Battegay M, and the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. Treatment modification in HIV-infected individuals starting combination antiretroviral therapy between 2005 and 2008. Arch Int Med, 170:57-65, 2010
  • 2009, Swiss Society for Infectious Diseases Award 2009 for Clinical Research for 2 publications:
  1. Khanna N, Elzi L, Mueller NJ, Garzoni C, Cavassini M, Fux CA, Vernazza P, Bernasconi E, Battegay M, Hirsch HH, for the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. Incidence and Outcome of Progressive Multifocal Leu-koencephalopathy in 20 years of the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. Clin Inf Dis
  2. Khanna N, Wolbers M, Mueller N, Garzoni C, Cavassini M, Fux C, Vernazza P, Bernasconi E, Viscidi R, Ko-ralnik IJ, Battegay M, Hirsch HH, for the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. JCV-Specific Immune Responses in HIV-1 Patients with Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy. J Virol
  • 2009 Swiss Society for Infectious Diseases Award 2009 for Epidemiological Research for the publication: Mertz D, Frei R, Periat N, Zimmerli M, Battegay M, Flückiger U, Widmer AF. Exclusive Staphylococcus aure-us throat carriage - At-Risk Populations. Arch Intern Med, 169(2), 172-178, 2009
  • 2000 Award of the Swiss Society of Internal Medicine: Furrer Hj, Egger M, Opravil M, Bernasconi E, Hirschel B, Battegay M, Telenti A, Vernazza P, Rickenbach M, Flepp M, and Malinverni R, for the Swiss HIV Cohort Study. For the work: Discontinuation of primary prophylaxis against pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in HIV-1 infected adults treated with combination antiretroviral therapy.
  • 1996 Award by Levaillant-Foundation, Basel
  • 1993 Conrad-Gessner Award - Infectious Diseases - Swiss Society of Internal Medicine

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