Title Prof em Dr med
Forename François
Surname Verrey
Year of birth 1954
Experience in the field or focus of activity After a few years’ medical activity, including in nephrology, several years’ work as a researcher and lecturer in physiology, particularly in the area of transport of salt and amino acids in the kidneys
Previous activities, if relevant Director of National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Kidney.CH, Director of Institute of Physiology of the University of Zürich, President of Swiss Society of Nephrology and the Swiss  Physiological Society.
Current activities As Professor emeritus working for various foundations, for the University of Zürich and, within the scope of the  NCCR Kidney.CH and the Health Sciences eTraining Foundation (HSeT), on the postgraduate training course (CAS/DAS) ‘Translational Nephrology’
Voluntary activity
  • Board of the Swiss Kidney Foundation
  • Member of the NCCR Kidney.CH advisory board
  • Coordinator of CAS/DAS ‘Translational Nephrology’ (UniBE, NCCR Kidney.CH, HSeT)
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Board and Academia of HSeT
  • Member of the ‘Leenaards Award’ jury
  • Member of various committees at the University of Zürich