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Biochemist

Walter Friedrich Riesen, Swiss biochemist. Member Swiss Society Allergology (honorary, president 1986-1988), Swiss Society Clinical Chemistry (president 1988-1990), Swiss Union Laboratory Medicine (president 1993-1997), Ecuador Society Allergology and Immunology (honorary), Society Medical des Hopitaux de Paris, Austrian Society Clinical Chemistry, German Society Laboratory Medicine.

Background

Riesen, Walter Friedrich was born on June 14, 1939 in Bern, Switzerland. Son of Werner and Margit Elisabeth (Gribi) Riesen.

Education

Master of Science, University Bern, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bern, 1969. DHC, University Zurich.

Career

Assistant department chemistry University Bern, 1966-1969, postdoctoral fellow Institute Cancer Research, 1969-1974. Postdoctoral fellow Basel Institute Immunology, Switzerland, 1974-1977. Head central laboratory City Hospital, Bern, 1977-1990.

Director Institute Clinical Chemistry and Hematology Kantonsspital, St. Gallen, Switzerland, since 1990, director Institute Microbiol. and Clinical Immunology Switzerland, since 2003. Associate professor University Bern, University Neuchâtel.

Membership

Member Swiss Society Allergology (honorary, president 1986-1988), Swiss Society Clinical Chemistry (president 1988-1990), Swiss Union Laboratory Medicine (president 1993-1997), Ecuador Society Allergology and Immunology (honorary), Society Medical des Hopitaux de Paris, Austrian Society Clinical Chemistry, German Society Laboratory Medicine.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, skiing.

Connections

Married; 1 child, Muriel.

father:
Werner Riesen

mother:
Margit Elisabeth (Gribi) Riesen

child:
Muriel Riesen