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Sinuhe Hahn, geneticist. Swiss Cancer League grant, 1990-1992, Swiss National Science Foundation grant, 1997—2009, European Union Framework 6 grant, 2004-2009. Member of Swiss Immunology Allergology Society, International Society Hypertension Pregancy.


Hahn, Sinuhe Son of Emil and Retha Hahn.


Bachelor of Science with honor, University Witwatersrand, Johanessburg, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Basel, Switzerland, 1990. Diploma in Business Admin, Henley Reading, England, 2009.


Senior postdoctoral research fellow University Basel, 1993—1997. Research group leader University Hospital Basel, 1997. Science board member National Institutes of Health Funded NIFTY Project, 2000—2005.

Co-founder, science director European Union Funded SAFE Network, 2004—2009. Science advisory board member Fetal Genetix, Singapore, since 2009. With Sab Trovagene Inc., San Diego, since 2010.

Consultant Praenadia, Munster, Germany, 2000—2001. Visiting professor National University Singapore, 2007.


  • Certified ECLE life science executives University Basel, 2006. Achievements include discovery of Method for detecting apoptosis. Discovery of presence of neutrophil NETs in preeclampsia.

    Discovery of Fas ligand mediated T cell killing. Discovery of Ras mediated messenger of Ribonucleic Acid stabilization. Discovery of elevated fetal cell traffic in preeclampsia.

    Discovery of elevated release of fetal DNA in pregnancies at high altitude. Patents in field.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (text book) Prenatal Diagnosis, Methods in Molecular Biology 444. Contributor articles to science publications (Alumni prize, University Basel, 2006, Swiss Medical Week prize, 2000).


Member of Swiss Immunology Allergology Society, International Society Hypertension Pregancy.


  • Other Interests

    Photography, writing, hiking.


Married Cornelia Stamm, August 20, 1965.

Emil Hahn

Retha Hahn

Cornelia Stamm