Team and Supporters

Say “Hi” to our team!

We are a group of clinical researchers, meta-scientists, information specialists, statisticians, methodology consultants, guidance developers, and peer reviewers.

Stefan Schandelmaier
Methodologist, MD PhD
University of Basel and McMaster University
Julian Hirt
Meta-scientist, MSc PhD
University of Basel
Hannah Ewald
Information specialist, PhD
Universtity of Basel
Matthias Briel
Clinical Epidemiologist, MD MSc PhD
University of Basel and McMaster University
Daeria Lawson
Methodologist/ Biostatistician, PhD(c)
McMaster University
Ramon Rohner
Health science student
ETH Zurich
Christoph Schönenberger
MD, PhD student
University of Basel
Federico Germini
Methodologist, MD MSc PhD
McMaster University
Katja Suter
Knowledge translation consultant, PhD
University of Basel
Gordon Guyatt
Methods guidance developer, MD MSc
McMaster University
Ana Marusic
Meta-researcher, MD PhD
University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia
Davide Papola
Psychiatrist, MD PhD
University of Verona
Linan Zeng
Methodologist, MD PhD
McMaster University and Sichuan University
Saifur Rahman Chowdhury
Methodologist, BSc MPH PhD (c)
McMaster University
Ali Shahabinezhad
McMaster Unversity
Shanshan Lin
Epidemiologist, ScM (c)
Johns Hopkins University
Diana Grauwiler
Research Manager
University of Basel
Ya Gao
Methodologist, PhD (c)
Lanzhou University and McMaster University
João Pedro Lobo Lima
MD, teaching assisstant for Principles and Practice of Clinical Research
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
Holger Keibel
Software developer, linguist, PhD
Karakun AG
Johannes Porzelt
Software developer, MSc
Karakun AG
Ivan Buljan
Psychologist, PhD
University of Split School of Medicine, Croatia


The German Medical Library Association honoured LIGHTS with its Lighthouse Award 2022.

The Swiss National Science Foundation and the University of Basel provided funding to develop the inital version of LIGHTS.

The University Medical Library Basel supports us with searching the literature.

Karakun AG is providing us with an educational license for their HIBU module.

Reference management software Paperpile is providing free licenses for our team members.

Sebald&Soehne designed the websites.