Prof. Sebastian Schneeweiss, M.D., Sc.D.

Visiting Fellow, CAS Research Focus “Medical Data Processing”

Harvard Medical School & Brigham and Women's Hospital


Sebastian Schneeweiss is Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics of the Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital.

His research focuses on the comparative effectiveness and safety of biopharmaceuticals. He has developed analytic methods to improve the scientific validity of epidemiologic analyses using complex longitudinal healthcare databases particularly for newly marketed medical products. Applying such methods in rapid analysis cycles for sequential medication effectiveness monitoring and rapid response analyses is the overarching theme of his research.

Sebastian Schneeweiss is a Visiting Fellow at CAS in the summer semester 2024 at the invitation of Prof. Dr Tobias Dreischulte (LMU Klinikum) and Prof. Dr Jochen Gensichen (LMU Klinikum) and part of the CAS Research Focus CAS Research Focus “Medical Data Processing”.