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Our projects

Walking again

High hopes are being raised by the STIMO project, which has enabled some paralysed persons to regain the use of their legs.

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Adapting hospitals for our seniors

CHUV aims to turn itself into a more elderly-friendly hospital by 2023. Measures are planned to adapt the pace and type of care.

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Healing severe burn victims

A pioneer in biological bandages for burn victims, CHUV now hopes to give them antimicrobial properties.

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Uncovering the mysteries of lymph

Unique in Switzerland, CHUV’s lymphatic vessel imaging technique is improving treatments for lymphoedema.

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Giving birth in a more natural position

Imaging, biomechanics and obstetrics professionals are joining forces to find the best positions for vaginal delivery.

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Revealing the cause of death

Forensic imaging has taken a leap forward thanks to the post-mortem angiography technique developed at CHUV. Fluids flow through blood vessels without a beating heart.

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Immunotherapy for children

To fight lymphoblastic leukaemia in children and young adults, the UNIL CHUV Oncology Department and our paediatric oncology consultation have developed an innovative immunotherapy in collaboration with Seattle Children's Hospital.

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A close look at the Lausanne inhabitants

The CoLaus|PsyCoLaus study includes more than 6,700 inhabitants of the city of Lausanne in Switzerland followed for over 15 years. The results of the study have already given rise to more than 470 publications.

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Redefining a night's sleep

Since 2009, HypnoLaus has collected more than 2,000 samples of sleep data from non-selected participants aged 40 to 80.

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