Since 2019Postdoc & lecturer, Department of Sport, Exercise and Health, University Basel
Since 2023   Sport and exercise physician, SportAdo Centre, University Hospital Lausanne
Since 2021Board member, Le Réseau Santé et Sport
Since 2019Associate Editor, British Medical Journal Open Sport & Exercise Medicine


  • Exercise metabolomics and lipidomics
  • Healthy and active ageing
  • Overtraining and training monitoring
  • Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (RED–S)
  • Sport and Exercise Medicine in medical education



General internal medicine specialist, Swiss Medical Association

2023                      Sport and exercise medicine specialist, Sport & Exercise Medicine Switzerland

Doctor of Medicine (doctoral research degree), University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Dissertation title: ‘Modelling training adaptation in swimming using artificial neural network geometric optimisation’.


Swiss federal physician diploma


General medical education

2016 – 2023Swiss postgraduate training in general internal medicine
2015Swiss federal physician diploma
2012 – 2015  Master of Medicine, University of Lausanne
2009 – 2012Bachelor of Medicine, University of Lausanne

Sport and exercise medicine specialisation

2022 –                    International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) diploma in sports medicine
2021 –     Swiss postgraduate training in musculoskeletal ultrasound
2019 – 2023 Swiss postgraduate training in sport and exercise medicine
2022 Sports Trauma Management Course, Lubas Medical, Geneva, Switzerland
2021IOC Advanced Team Physician Course, Istanbul, Turkey
2021 IOC Course on Cardiovascular Evaluation of Olympic Athletes, Istanbul, Turkey

Scientific education

2022                                    Course ‘Causal Diagrams: Draw Your Assumptions Before Your Conclusions’, Harvard University, USA
2020   Course ‘Metabolomics: understanding metabolism in the 21st century’, University of Birmingham, UK
2020Confident in writing R data science code
2015 – 2020   Doctoral dissertation, University of Lausanne
2012 – 2015   Master thesis, University of Lausanne. Thesis title: ‘Monitoring of the training load and recovery parameters in competitive swimmers’.


Past scientific positions

2019 – 2020Research fellow & lecturer (50%), Department of Sport, Exercise & Health, University Basel
2020                            International Olympic Committee’s research team, ‘The injury and illness surveillance study’, Prof Dr L Engebretsen, 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lausanne
2018 Visiting academic, Prof Dr J Hawley, Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
2016 – 2021Blog series coordinator for the British Journal of Sports Medicine (Swiss junior doctors and undergraduate perspectives)
2015 – 2020    Doctoral student, University of Lausanne

Past clinical positions

2022 – 2023Resident physician (50%), Sport and general medicine, Medbase Bern Zentrum, Switzerland
2021 – 2021   Resident physician (50%), Sport orthopaedics, Altius Swiss Sportmed Centre, Rheinfelden, Switzerland
2019 – 2020   Resident physician (50%), Exercise medicine outpatient clinic, Department of Sport, Exercise & Health, University Basel
2016 – 2018      Resident physician (100%), Department of internal medicine, Hospital Centre of Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
2015 – 2019Military physician (1st lieutenant), 204 days (6,8 months), Swiss Army

Past board positions

2017 – 2021Board member, Sport & Exercise Medicine Switzerland
2017 – 2021President–Founder, Junior Sport & Exercise Medicine Switzerland
2017 – 2021   Organiser of the Swiss Students Day of Sport & Exercise Medicine Switzerland



15,000 CHF, Swiss Life Jubilee Foundation, The SphingoFIT study

202380,000 CHF, Research Fund for Excellent Junior Researchers of the University of Basel, The SphingoFIT study
2023                        5,000£, Research Bursary of the British Association of Sport & Exercise Medicine, The SphingoHIIT study
202214,400 Swiss francs, Free Academic Society of Basel, The SphingoHIIT study
20222nd place (2,000 euros), Research Award of the Forschungsinstitut für Training in der Prävention, ‘The Metabolic Signature of Cardiorespiratory Fitness: A Systematic Review’
202010,000 Swiss francs, ‘Unravelling the metabolic profile of healthy ageing and active living in human serum – a metabolomics data–driven clinical cohort study’, Scientific Prize of Sport & Exercise Medicine Switzerland
20101st place (best medical student 1,000 Swiss francs), Ernest–Leuba Prize, Faculty of Sciences, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland


2022     Boat physician, 150km swim across the Lake of Geneva, Switzerland
2022      Swiss indoor athletics championships, Magglingen, Switzerland
2021       Swiss national team, W17 European handball championships, Podgorica, Montenegro
2021        American football, U19 and adult male teams, Gladiators Basel, Switzerland