Marianne Rohrbach, MD, PhD

Marianne Rohrbach, MD, PhD

Geneticist (Switzerland)

Marianne Rohrbach, MD and PhD in molecular genetics, is a trained Pediatrician (FMH) and Clinical Geneticist (FMH). She was recruited in early 2007 to be appointed together with Dr. Cecilia Giunta to run the diagnostic and research activities of the Connective Tissue Unit as part of the Division of Metabolism directed by Prof. Matthias Baumgartner since September 2008. Dr. Rohrbach established a multidisciplinary connective tissue disorder (CTD) clinic including clinical, biochemical and molecular diagnosis with a particular focus on long term follow up and natural history of CTD. She has contributed to the characterization of five new forms of CTD and has elucidated the phenotypic spectrum of three overlapping CTD.