Short Profile

Alexander Leichtle studied medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (D) and commenced his thesis at the Institute for Clinical Chemistry at the University Hospital Großhadern (Director Dietrich Seidel, supervisors Daniel Teupser and Joachim Thiery). He started his specialization in Laboratory Medicine at the Institute of Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Chemistry, and Molecular Diagnostics at the University Hospital Leipzig (D) and deepened his interests in evaluating large data sets, which was already founded in his transcriptome-oriented thesis project, new and in cooperation with Martin Fiedler in the field of proteo-/peptidomics. 2011 he joined the University Institute of Clinical Chemistry at the Inselspital Bern (Director: Martin Fiedler) and refocused from proteins and peptides  and simple classification models towards metabolites and more complex, mainly Bayesian modelling. 2014 Alexander Leichtle was appointed as lecturer for „Computational and Laboratory Medicine“ by the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern. His interests cover „classical“ clinical chemistry as well as modern statistical methodology for the analysis of „-omics“ and routine data. 2017 Alexander Leichtle institutionalized the Insel Data Coordination Lab (IDCL) as data delivery and governance body of the Inselspital, and since 2018 he is leading research at the Insel Data Science Center (IDSC). Alexander Leichtle is PI of the SPHN Swiss BioRef and the SNSF PGXLink Biolink project as well as co-PI in several other projects. 2019 he was appointed Associate Professor.

Curriculum vitae

2019 Associate Professor University of Bern
2014 Lecturer degree „Computational and Laboratory Medicine“
2013 Approval of FAMH equivalence by the Swiss Federal Authority for Health (BAG)
Since 2011 constultant at the University Institute of Clinical Chemistry at the Inselspital Bern
2008 Medical specialist for „Laboratory Medicine“
2005 Thesis (MD, Laboratory Medicine)
2003-2011 Specialization and practice as Medical specialist for „Laboratory Medicine“ at the Institute for Laboratory Medicine, Clinical Chemistry, and Molecular Diagnostics at the University Hospital Leipzig (D)
1996-2002 Studies of medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (D)

Publications

A recent overview is available at research and or in the Boris system