Prof. Dr. Eva Segelov, Director & Ordinarius

Eva Segelov graduated in medicine from the University of Sydney. She is a specialist in Medical Oncology, in particular Gastrointestinal Cancers and Neuroendocrine Tumours. She has held joint academic and clinical positions throughout her career, including at University of NSW and as Professor of Medicine at Monash University, Melbourne. After attaining her PhD in 1998, her research career has focused on clinical trials, in particular investigator-initiated trials, with translational research on trial biospecimens.

Professor Segelov has an interest in Global Oncology, values-based health care and patient-centered care. She is excited to take the role as Chair of the Department of Clinical Research with the mission to enhance all clinical research across University of Bern, Inselspital and affiliated health services, by harnessing innovations and opportunities with large and small industry and biotech partners, biobanks and integrated clinical data. She has expertise in working with patients and communities to enhance their role as active partners in research, as well as in promoting research performed by and on women and underrepresented populations. Since 1 December 2022, Eva Segelov helds the position as Full Professor for Clinical Research and Director of the Department of Clinical Research at the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern and University Cancer Centre Inselspital. As Head of DCR, she will oversee the current Clinical Trials Unit based at University of Bern, the Clinical Investigation Unit at sitem-insel and a new Medical Data Science professorship.

Dr. Ueli Reber, Head Business Operations / Director CTU a.i.

Ueli Reber studied molecular biology at the University of Berne and completed his PhD with a gene therapy project. After his studies, Ueli worked for several years in the pharmaceutical industry as a Product Manager. There he was responsible for marketing and communication of established and newly launched drugs. Subsequently, Ueli was an independent consultant in the healthcare industry for more than ten years, focusing on marketing, communication, strategic and operational development, pricing, access, and value demonstration. Ueli also holds a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Health Economic Evaluation and Health Technology Assessment.

At DCR, Ueli is Head of Business Operations and responsible for developing the department into a professional academic unit with a financially sustainable business model. In his role, Ueli ensures that the department can continue to grow by providing high-quality services and developing into a nationally outstanding service center for clinical research.

Carmen Jörg Fetscherin, Head of CIU

Carmen Jörg Fetscherin is Head of the Clinical Investigation Unit (CIU). She has been a study coordinator since 2020 and has completed a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Clinical Research Coordination at the Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH). She worked for over 10 years as a pediatric nurse at the University Clinic for Paediatrics at Inselspital. Her expertise lies in the coordination and conduct of phase I to IV trials. Carmen leads the Clinical Research Coordination division where she is responsible for managerial and professional topics as well as acquisition and budgeting issues.


CTU Bern Team

Clinical Investigation Unit Team

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