The Department of Paediatrics, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, born on January 2019 from the merger of the departments of Paediatrics and of Gynecology and Obstetrics, houses 19 research groups officially recognized by the Faculty, which work on different research axes, in its fundamental, translational or clinical aspects. In addition, the Department has set up an interface allowing junior researchers in particular - to exchange with experienced researchers. The objectives of the translational research group of the Department of paediatrics, gynaecology and obstetrics are to assist young researchers in advancing their work, fundraising or providing technical assistance.

Research Groups by Clinical Division

Gynaecology and Obstetrics

Marie Cohen
Laboratory of Gynaecological Tumor and Development Biology

Begoña Martinez de Tejada
Begoña Martinez de Tejada Group

Patrick Petignat
Cervical cancer prevention and control

General Paediatrics

Marc Ansari
Pediatric Oncology and Hematology

Christiane Eberhardt
Adaptive Vaccine Immunology

Klara Posfay-Barbe
Research en Pediatric Infectiology and General Pediatrics

Child an Adolescent Psychiatry

In process of creation

Paediatric Specialties

Maurice Beghetti
Pulmonary Hypertension

Valérie McLin
Molecular Regulation of Vertebrale
Gastrointestinal Development

Philippe Eigenmann
Pathogenesis and Treatment of Food Allergies

Development and Growth

Petra Hüppi
Study of Normal and Abnormal
Brain Development

Valérie Schwitzgebel
Diabetes and Metabolism

Neonatology and Paediatric Intensive Care

Olivier Baud
Prevention of Neonatal Complications
of Perinatal Origin

Riccardo Pfister
The Neonatology Unit with its Clinical Field

Paediatric Emergencies

Alain Gervaix
Etiology of Community-Acquired Pneumonies
and Inflammatory Markers in Febrile Children

Western Switzerland University Paediatric Surgery Center

Barbara Wildhaber
Clinical Research in Paediatric Surgery

translational research group of the department of pediatrics, gynecology and obstetrics

Affiliated group in basic research

Marc Chanson (Department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism)
Cystic fibrosis and Gap junction