Dr. Daniel Desgrandchamps

Angestellt, Scientific Secretary EKIF-CFV - scientific advisor myvaccines.ch, University Children's Hospital Zürich / University of Geneva

Zürich, Switzerland


Global Medical Affairs incl. PV
Med Info
publication planning
risk management
Clinical Development (pre-clinical - phase IV)
Experience as internal and external trainer
KOL interactions
Hospital Management
Infectious Diseases


Professional experience for Daniel Desgrandchamps

  • Current 7 years and 10 months, since Oct 2016

    Scientific Secretary EKIF-CFV - scientific advisor myvaccines.ch

    University Children's Hospital Zürich / University of Geneva

    Preparation and elaboration of scientific documentations. Organization and management of Vaccines Technical Committee (EKIF-CFV) meetings, allignment of VTC and subcommitees' activities. Coordination of interctions with authorities, stakeholders and the public. Support and implementation of the electronic vaccination card (meineimpfungen.ch, mesvaccins.ch)

  • 2 years, Oct 2014 - Sep 2016

    Senior Medical Advisor Vaccines and EU lead for the MenC vaccine

    Pfizer Germany (DACH)

    I was serving as Senior Medical Advisor Vaccines at Pfizer (DACH). I was supervising a team of 4 direct reports (Medical-Science-Relationship managers, MSRs) in Germany, providing Medical Affairs support for for the meningitis vaccines franchise in the DACH region, and acting as EU lead for the Meningococcal group C vaccine. In addition, I was actively involved in global training activities.

  • 1 year, Oct 2013 - Sep 2014

    Director Medical Affairs Europe

    Nuron Biotech GmbH

    As Director Medical Affairs Europe, I was the company’s responsible officer for their meningococcal vaccine in various European and other countries. I was heading pharmcovigilance, medical information, interacted closely with regulatory affairs, and was responsible for training activities until the global püroduct withdrawal due to a major contamination issue.

  • 1 year, Oct 2012 - Sep 2013

    DRG Manager / Public & Administrative Relations Responsible

    AllKidS (Alliance of Autonomous University Children’s Hospitals of Switzerland)

    Responsible for the optimal implementation of the new hospital reimbursement system SwissDRG in the 3 autonomous University Chidren’s Hospitals in Zurich, Basel and St. Gallen. This position allowed for a deep insight into hospital management and public relations.

  • 7 months, Mar 2012 - Sep 2012


    H Services

    Medical and administrative Consultant for Hospitals. Formation in DRG coding (basics and advanced) and Medical Controlling.

  • 2 months, Jan 2012 - Feb 2012



    Medical and scientific advice for biopharmaceutical companies and public health institutions.

  • 1 year and 4 months, Sep 2010 - Dec 2011

    Chief Medical Officer

    Glycovaxyn AG

    Head of the Preclinical and Clinical Development of new glycosylated conjugate vaccines. Responsibility for Regulatory Activities.

  • 4 years, Sep 2006 - Aug 2010

    Associate Director global Medical Affairs

    Biogen Idec International GmbH

    Interactions with stakeholders in medicine, including national, professional, regulatory and public health authorities, experts and the public. Life-cycle management, product support and internal (staff) and external training, as well as Medical Information and Publication. Intensive networking between Clinical Development, Medical Affairs, commercial and marketing teams, affiliates and scientific community (KOL management). Responsibility for international clinical study activities from phase IIIb-IV.

  • 2010 - 2010


    Acino Pharma AG

    Consultant for clinical development of antibiotics.

  • 5 years and 4 months, May 2001 - Aug 2006

    Consultant in pediatric infectious diseases

    Children’s Hospital Lucerne

    Responsibility for the Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit at the Children's Hospital Lucerne (Grade A clinic).

  • 9 years and 3 months, Jun 1997 - Aug 2006

    Pediatric consultant

    Kantonsspital Zug and Andreasklinik Cham

    Neonatology and pediatric emergency consultant.

  • 9 years and 3 months, Jun 1997 - Aug 2006

    Office Pediatrician

    Kinderarztpraxis Baar

    Co-owner of the Kinderarztpraxis Baar. General Pediatrics plus Vaccinology Expert.

  • 11 years and 3 months, Jun 1995 - Aug 2006


    Swiss Red Cross

    Medical responsible of the Swiss Red Cross for the TB screening and vaccination program of the Swiss Immigration Sanitary Screening Program

  • 2 years, Jun 1995 - May 1997

    Clinical and scientific fellow, head of the Infectiology-Vaccinology Center

    University Children’s Hospital Basel

    Clinical Infectious Diseases Activities, Responsibility for Clinical Trial Activities.

  • 1 year and 11 months, Jul 1993 - May 1995

    Expert for infectious disease surveillance

    Swiss Federal Office of Public Health

    Vice head of the section for bacterial and parasitic diseases, Department of epidemiology and infectious diseases.

Educational background for Daniel Desgrandchamps

  • 1977 - 1984

    Medical school

    University of Berne/Switzerland


  • German

    First language

  • English


  • French


  • Italian


  • Spanish



Hoch- und Skitouren
klassische Musik

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