Clinical Research at HUG

Research activities are an integral part of HUG's mission, and are carried out in close collaboration with the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine.

Thanks to research, HUG has achieved a high level of excellence in many cutting edge disciplines and plays a very active role in leading European and national research projects. 

Key Figures 2015

Overall budget of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva:

170 million francs including:

  • 94.6 million francs from the Department of Education (Geneva government)
  • 23.5 million francs from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • 51.9 million francs from private funds

231 research groups

1338 articles published in medical Journals

In 2015, thanks to the HUG Private Foundation, the clinical research centre of Geneva University Hospitals and the Faculty of Medicine has supported seven projects by young researchers covering a wide variety of themes such as the treatment of strep throat, transplantation of haematopoietic stem cells, the role of stress in neurological disorders, and language monitoring during brain surgery.