Academic Title: Assistant Professor
First Name: Burden
Last Name: Andrea
Academic Degree: PhD
Member Since: 2016 (Founding member)
Andrea Burden obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Criminology at the University of Toronto.
Following her Master’s program Andrea enrolled in a Master of Science in the faculty of pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Toronto, with focus in pharmacoepidemiology (drug safety and effectiveness). Following 18-months in the MSc program, she transferred to the PhD stream where her research focus was on osteoporosis medication adherence.
In 2014, she received a CIHR fellowship (2015-2017) to conduct her postdoctoral research in the Netherlands, where her focus is on diabetes and bone health and rheumatoid arthritis. Since 2018 she is an Assistant Professor at ETH Zurich where she holds the chair in pharmacoepidemiology at the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Andrea has experience analysing some of the world’s most prestigious healthcare databases from Canada, the UK, Denmark and the Netherlands.
Her primary research line examines the safety and effectiveness of medications in chronic disease management, with particular focus on the relationship between metabolic (diabetes and obesity) and musculoskeletal (osteoporosis and rheumatoid arthritis) diseases.
List of 5 Best Publications
Movement disorders and use of risperidone and methylphenidate: a review of case reports and an analysis of the WHO database in pharmacovigilance.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32621088?dopt=Abstract