BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCE: KNOWLEDGE OF HUMAN BEING FROM MOLECULE TO BODY
The Section of Fundamental Medicine (Section de médecine fondamentale, SMF) comprises the basic research groups of the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine. Their research focuses on questions ranging molecular mechanism of cellular function to the biology of microorganisms; from the pathophysiology of major diseases to neural basis of behavior and human genetics.
Beside cutting-edge scientific research, the SMF contributes to strategic developments of the Faculty of Medicine, the organization of recruitment events, and the promotion of scientific exchange.
The SMF is organized in five departments: