The Department of Biomedicine is directed by the Head of the Department Prof. R. Skoda. Together with the executive committee and the chief operating officer he is responsible for the strategic decisions and the administration processes of the Department. The chief operating officer and the central services provide support for the Head of the Department and the research groups on operative and administrative issues.
The executive committee defines the overall strategy for the Department of Biomedicine. The head of the Department is appointed by the Faculty of Medicine and the University Hospital Basel. He is assisted by the Chief Operating Officer. The four preclinical institutes of the University, the four clinical departments of the University Hospital Basel and the University Children’s Hospital each contribute one representative to the executive committee.