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Shaping the future of pediatric medicine

The University Children’s Hospital is an independent institution with a 150-year history of successful pediatric research and an official teaching and research mandate from the University of Zurich. As the largest academic pediatric hospital in Switzerland, we are working tirelessly to translate today’s pediatric research into tomorrow’s standard of care.



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The Division of Pulmonology investigates current questions of the diagnosis and therapy of respiratory diseases. Our research focuses on the early diagnosis of respiratory diseases, the diagnosis of changes in lung disease including inflammatory markers, the improvement of lung function and imaging, the investigation of disease influences using patient registers, and the pharmacological therapy of various diseases, including bronchial asthma, cystic fibrosis, and primary ciliary dyskinesia.  


For further information in German, please visit our German language page.