Matthias is a physician, senior researcher, and Deputy Director of the Basel Institute for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Department of Clinical Research, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland. He holds a part-time faculty position at the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact, McMaster University, Canada. His research focuses mainly on the planning, conduct, and dissemination of clinical trials including outcome selection, protocol quality, recruitment prediction, resource use, discontinuation, and non-publication. He is chairing the Swiss clinical Trial Empirical Assessment & Methods (STEAM) working group to foster collaboration among stakeholders and to facilitate empirical research on clinical trials.
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