02.04.2020

Swiss TPH Doctors Support the University Hospital Basel in Fight against COVID-19

During the corona crisis, the University Hospital Basel has converted the Prediger church into a Corona Test Centre where every day, hundreds of people are tested for the corona... More...

31.03.2020

2.5 Million Euro Grant Awarded to Swiss TPH for Tuberculosis Research

Sébastien Gagneux, Head of the Medical Parasitology and Infection Biology Department at Swiss TPH, was awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant for EUR 2.5 million over... More...

23.03.2020

An Innovative Approach to Improving Young People’s Mental Health

Mental illness in early life can have a devastating effect on the future of young people, which in turn influences the mental wealth of societies around the globe. With over half... More...

17.03.2020

Exposome Research to Improve People’s Health in Urban Settings

By 2030, more than 80% of Europe’s population will live and interact within a complex urban environment, consisting of a mixture of social and environmental factors. These factors... More...

16.03.2020

Robust Modelling Methodology Leads to Better Understanding of Air Pollution and Health in Europe

To date, air pollution represents the largest environmental risk to health. According to the World Health Organization, air pollution is responsible for about one in every nine... More...

03.03.2020

Fight against Legionella Intensified in Switzerland: New "LeCo" Project Launched

Legionella is a type of bacterium found naturally in freshwater environments, lakes and streams. It can become a health concern when it grows and spreads in man-made plumbing... More...

11.02.2020

We Simply Cannot Miss out on 50% of the Talent Worldwide

On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Nicole Probst-Hensch, Head of the Department Epidemiology and Public Health at Swiss TPH, talks about her vision for more... More...

06.02.2020

New Understanding of Childhood Immune Systems May Improve Vaccine Efficacy

In low- and middle-income countries, children have the greatest need for protection afforded by vaccination due to a higher incidence of infectious diseases. However, the vaccines... More...

30.01.2020

Research & Development for Parasitic Worm Infections Lags Behind

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of mainly chronic infectious diseases that affect more than a billion people in tropical and subtropical countries. On the occasion... More...