After completing her medical degree in 2004 and doing her doctorate at Heidelberg University in 2005, she worked at the Clinic for Rheumatology, Hematology and Oncology at the Medical University Clinic in Heidelberg. In 2007 she moved to Zurich for a research stay at the Center for Experimental Rheumatology, EULAR Center of Excellence (Prof. S. Gay). Three years later she resumed her specialist training in the rheumatology clinic at the University Hospital Zurich, where she qualified as a professor in 2015 in the field of rheumatology. Since 2016 she has worked as a senior physician with a focus on systemic autoimmune diseases at the USZ.
Scholarships from the career advancement program “Filling the Gap” of the Medical Faculty of the University of Zurich (2014-2016) and the Prof. Max Cloetta Foundation (2017-2020) enabled her to carry out her research in the field of systemic autoimmune and interstitial lung diseases in parallel to continue their clinical work.
Britta Maurer’s research interests are in the development of new tools for approaches to personalized medicine. To do this, she combines molecular biological analyzes, innovative imaging methods and the use of artificial intelligence.