Professor Caroline Samer

Professor of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Geneva; Head of the Pharmacogenetics and Personalized Therapy Unit, Geneva University Hospitals (HUG); Chair of the Clinical division of the International Union for Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR)

Country: Switzerland

Specialty/Research area: Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacogenomics, Personalized Medicine, Drug-drug interactions

Caroline Samer is a Professor in Clinical pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Geneva, Head of the Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Therapy Unit at Geneva University Hospitals and Chair of the Swiss Group of Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Therapy. Her clinical and teaching activities aim to promote precision medicine approaches in clinical pharmacology and therapeutics. Her research interests focus on pharmacogenomics, gene-drug-drug interactions, and personalized medicine. She is an active participant in the Swiss Personalized Health Network initiative that lays the foundations needed to facilitate research projects in this area such as a national, interoperable and shareable, health data exchange system in Switzerland for research. She has more 15 years of experience in running clinical trials in academia and is the vice-president of Geneva research ethics Committee. She is the current Chair of the IUPHAR clinical and liaison officer with WHO.