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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.

Metabolic diseases



The aim of research in the Division of Metabolic Diseases is to provide the best possible treatment for patients with rare, hereditary metabolic and connective tissue disorders. The most important aspects are the detection of new defects, the identification of malfunctions, and the development of new therapeutic approaches. 


Main areas of research


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