University Hospital Bern
Fiona C. Burkhard, MD, Chief, functional urology, University Hospital Bern, Switzerland is recognized nationally and internationally as an expert in functional urology with an emphasis on bladder function, female urology and bladder reconstruction. After a fellowship in female urology and voiding dysfunction with Prof. Phillippe Zimmern at UT Southwestern medical center in Dallas focusing on molecular changes in the bladder after bladder outlet obstruction she has maintained a keen interest in the field and for the first time performed next generation sequencing on the human bladder in a continued effort to detect new therapeutic options for bladder dysfunction. She is a member of numerous panels, e.g. scientific office of the EAU, chair of the EAU guidelines panel on Incontinence.