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Institute of Veterinary Physiology


Main Focuses

  • Response to reduced oxygenation (Prof. Max Gassmann)

  • The protective effects of erythropoietin (Prof. Max Gassmann)

  • Control of energy metabolism (Prof. Thomas A. Lutz)

  • Consequences of dysregulated metabolism (Prof. Thomas A. Lutz)

  • Diabetes mellitus in cats (Prof. Thomas A. Lutz)

Among these main focuses, we established strong collaborations within the faculty as well as with other research institutes in Switzerland and abroad, and industry.

Weiterführende Informationen


EVIDENCE is a Marie Curie – Innovative Training Networks project coordinated by Prof. Lars Kaestner (Saarland University), with the involvement of 12 internationally recognized partners

EVIDENCE project (Erythrocytes properties and viability in dependence of flow and extra-cellular environment)



NextGEM (Next Generation Integrated Sensing and Analytical System for Monitoring and Assessing Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Field Exposure and Health) is a 4 year project funded under the call “Exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF) and health” (HORIZON-HLTH-2021-ENVHLTH-02-01). 01/7/22-30/6/26