Research | we do

Swiss TPH covers a wide range of research activities in the field of parasitology, infection biology, health systems and public health. The Department Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology has a strong scientific expertise in infection and parasite biology. Newly gained knowledge is used to develop new drugs and vaccines. The Department Epidemiology and Public Health analyses disease and health systems in relation to their molecular, social, ecological and cultural environment. The Medicine Department provides strong Clinical Research expertise.

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Improving Tuberculosis Screening in Remote Areas

Every year, 1.5 million people die from tuberculosis (TB) worldwide. Diagnosis and treatment is particularly difficult in remote rural areas. Today, the Swiss Tropical and Public... More...


Claudia Schmutz erhält Fakultätspreis der Uni Basel

Claudia Schmutz, Swiss TPH, erhält den diesjährigen Fakultätspreis der Philosophisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Basel. Damit zeichnet die Fakultät ihre... More...


Public-private partnership launched to develop new drugs for parasitic worm infections

A new consortium of research institutes, universities, not-for-profit organizations, and pharmaceutical companies has teamed up to develop novel drugs for infections caused by... More...

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