Géraldine Blanchard Rohner
Geraldine Blanchard-Rohner finished her medical studies in 2005 and then her MD-thesis in 2006 at the University of Geneva under the supervision of Prof Claire-Anne Siegrist. She then accomplished her DPhil in 2009 at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom under the supervision of Prof Andrew J. Pollard, in Vaccinology and Immunology.
She acquired her Board Certificate in Paediatrics in 2014 and then in Immunology and Allergology in 2018. In 2018, she went to the University of British Columbia (UBC) Children’s Hospital, where she did a clinical fellowship in Paediatric Immunology and Rheumatology. During all her clinical training she continued research projects looking at vaccination of pregnant women to protect new-borns, on vaccination in immunosuppressed people and also on translational research project around primary immunodeficiency patients.
Currently, she has a permanent position as “Médecin adjointe agrégée” in the Children’s Hospital of the University Hospital of Geneva in the Unit of Immunology and Vaccinology, taking care of all children with immunological problems, and continuing research projects in the field of paediatric immunology and vaccinology.