Anne was born on September 29, 1978. Very early, her
character proved to be cheerful, spontaneous and lively. After
brilliant Latin-English studies she hesitated between literature and
pharmacy studies. She began literature studies but very quickly
switched to pharmacy studies. After 2 years at the University of
Lausanne and one year of internship she completed her studies at the
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, ending with a Master's
Thesis on axonal growth. With her diploma in hands and after several
of backpacking through Asia, to quench her thirst for discovery of
landscapes and people, she naturally turned to research on tropical
diseases. With her usual enthusiasm, she joined an international
project on Leishmaniasis at the University Hospital of Geneva. |>>
Her article |. In January 2006, she joined the Swiss Tropical
Institute in Basel to participate in a clinical study on African
trypanosomiasis in Congo. Her career was brutally stopped by a cursed
accident of kite on March 27th, 2006.
Anne was a sunshine to her family, friends and all those who
worked with her.
We miss her. Awfully.
The Anne Maurer-Cecchini Foundation was created to continue her
involvement. May it help to relieve some of those people she loved to