• NCCR Kidney.CH

    The Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) Kidney Control of Homeostasis (Kidney.CH) is a nationwide research network bringing together leading specialists in experimental and clincial nephrology from all Swiss Universities teaching medicine and from corresponding University Hospitals. It is supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation.

  • Conquer Chiari Research Center

    CCRC is a state of the art facility, staffed with distinguished researchers, with a mission to advance the medical and scientific understanding of Chiari malformation in order to improve the experiences and outcomes of patients.

  • The Zurich Heart Project

    The Zurich Heart project is a multidisciplinary and inter-institutional cooperation between the University of Zurich, the University Hospital Zurich (USZ), the German Heart Institute Berlin (Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, DHZB) and the ETH Zurich aimed at developing new technologies for left ventricular assist devices (LVADs). LVADs are an alternative to heart transplantation in end-stage heart failure patients. In 17 research groups, some of the main challenges occurring with those devices, such as energy transfer, thrombo-embolytic complications and control shall be solved. The Zurich Heart project was accepted as strategic project by “Hochschulmedizin Zürich” in 2012.