Welcome to the Department of Clinical Research

As a leading institution for the promotion of academic clinical research, we stand for partnership-based collaboration between clinical researchers and experts from all disciplines.

We are committed to a culture of science that creates the foundation for evidence-based patient care of the future with the highest levels of innovation and quality.

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Our competences


Academic clinical studies

Investigator-initiated Clinical Trials (IICTs)

[Translate to English:] Schweizkarte

Research close to clinical practice

Registries & Cohorts

[Translate to English:] Serverraum

Research with data from clinical routine

Patient Data & Samples

Tomachi App

Digital Health

Medical Apps & Software

[Translate to English:] Würfel

Sustainable Improvement of Research


[Translate to English:] Patientenbeteiligung

Engagement & Participation

Patient Involvement

Selected partnerships


2 March 2021

The new DKF Newsletter is available

Every month, the DKF Newsletter provides you with an overview of the latest developments, funding opportunities, events, training courses, publications and awards.
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23 February 2021

PPHS Welcome Event

At the beginning of the semester, the PhD Programme Health Sciences (PPHS) organises a networking and information event for all new PhD students from the Health Sciences programme.
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22 February 2021

Updated FAQs on the conduct of clinical trials during the COVID-19 pandemic

The document has been updated according to the latest federal ordiance and guideline from the University Hospital Basel.
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18 February 2021

Clinical Research with Medical Devices - upcoming legal and regulatory changes

This Clinical Research Update Seminar will be held online on 10 March 2021 (course language: German).
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28 January 2021

The winners at this years Clinical Research Day

Best short presentation: Fabienne Decrue, Milica Popovic, Luca KöchlinBest Rapid Fire presentation: Annina Vischer, Anna-Chiara Schaub, Valerian Altersberger
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