Scherrer, Urs was born on May 5, 1945 in Zurich, Switzerland. Son of Ernst Scherrer and Hedwig Scherrer-Hauser.
Doctor of Medicine, Zurich University Medical School, 1975.
Intern in internal medicine, Berne and Lausanne U. City Hospitals, Switzerland, 1977-1978;
resident in internal medicine, Berne and Lausanne U. City Hospitals, 1978-1985;
assistant professor internal medicine, Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1987-1989;
private docent, medical adjoint, Lausanne U. Hospital, since 1990.
Married Claudia Stoppa, July 12, 1975. Children: Dominique, Kathrin, Christian.