Department of Clinical Research (DCR)

Intensive Care Medicine

The Intensive Care Research Group (Critical Care Research Program) of the Inselspital’s Department of Intensive Care Medicine conducts experimental, clinical, and in vitro research, with an emphasis on hepatosplanchnic blood flow control and metabolism in septic and low-flow conditions. Other areas of interest are cardiovascular research, acute lung injury, and assessment of sedation and pain. The research group participates in multicenter trials of drugs and protocols. Research on pigs is conducted in the Inselspital’s Experimental Surgical Lab.