At this year’s general meeting of the Swiss Society for Allergology and Immunology (SGAI) in Basel, Peter Schmid-Grendelmeier was appointed the society’s new President. He will hold this office for two years from 2015 to 2017.
Peter Schmid-Grendelmeier has already been active on the SSAI board for several years, for instance as former chairman of the SSAI Specialist Commission and in recent years as the liaison person with aha! Swiss Allergy Centre.
The Swiss Society for Allergology and Immunology (SSAI), founded in 1950, is also a widely recognized organisation in the field of allergology and immunology at the international level, with nearly 600 members and a variety of conferences. The aims of the SSAI are to encourage an exchange of information between basic researchers and doctors in clinical practice, to promote training and continuing education opportunities in the area of allergology and immunology and to contribute towards good treatment of patients suffering from these diseases.