Translational Centre

Contact: Pralong Fran├žois
Phone: +41 213 140 596
Country: Switzerland (CH)
Description:

As part of its overall mission, clinical nutrition team supports patients at risk of malnutrition or malnourished. It ensures interdisciplinary, screening, nutritional assessment and nutritional support of these patients. Activities of diet therapy and therapeutic education are also performed.
The team of Clinical Nutrition is active in all departments of the University Hospital. They are grouped into the following four areas:
Chronic organ diseases;
Oncology;
Perioperative;
Specific activities

Cognitive function
YES
Exercise capacity
YES
Metabolic and ventilator response to exercise
YES
Physical activity monitoring
YES
Cardiovascular exploration
YES
Muscle function
YES
Liver
YES
Muscle
YES
Adipose
YES
Gut
YES
Lung
NO
DEXA
YES
Bod Pod
NO
Fibroscan liver investigation
NO
Pea Pod
NO
Impedancemetry
YES
CT
YES
Ultrasound
NO
MRI
YES
Stable isotope tracers
NO
Skinfolds
YES
Test meal
YES
Dedicated kitchen
YES
Indirect calorimetry
YES
Double labelled water
NO
Calorimetric chambers
NO
Faecal analysis
YES
Clamp studies
YES
Immunology
NO
Genetics
YES
Genomics
YES
Metagenomics
NO
Biochemistry
YES
Histology
YES
Mass spectrometry
YES
Cell culture
YES
Animal models
YES
Proteomics
NO
Metabolomics
YES
Substrate turnover
YES
Nutrient biodisponiblity
NO
Obese
YES
Over 50 (bariatric surgery)
Cardiovascular
NO
Chronic respiratory disease
NO
Malnutrition
NO
Mental disease
NO
Metabolic syndrome
YES
Gastrointestinal disease
YES
all types
Other disease
NO
Ageing
YES
healthy
Orthopaedic
NO
Cancer
NO
Healthy
YES
18-90
Paediatric
YES
healthy
Diabetic
YES
Type 2
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