Swissmedic - Schweizerisches Heilmittelinstitut

Dr. Martin Ziak

Dr. Martin

is the Head of the Division Complementary and Herbal Medicines at Swissmedic in Bern. He studied biochemistry at the University of Zurich and obtained his PhD in 1991. For more than 15 years he worked as a research group leader in basic medical research at the University Hospital in Zurich. He was also a lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zurich. Since 2009, he has been occupying various leading functions in the sector “marketing authorisation” at Swissmedic. Presently, he also represents Switzerland at the International Regulatory Cooperation for Herbal Medicines (IRCH) and is a member of the Steering Committee.