Best medical care for children through optimized, child-friendly formulation and age-appropriate medication dosing


Eckenstein-Geigy-Professorship and Research Centre for Paediatric Pharmacology at the University of Basel and the University Children's Hospital Basel (UKBB)

With the funding of the professorship and the new research center, the Eckenstein-Geigy-Foundation supports the research and development of medications for newborns, infants, children and adolescents. In order to ensure optimal and individualized treatment for children, the effectiveness and safety of medications will be tested even more closely, formulation and dosing strategy will be adapted to suit children.

 

Role of the EGS
Funding of basic research in an underserved scientific field

Objective
Improved medical care for children through optimized formulation and age-appropriate medication dosing

Duration
2014 to 2023 (10 years)

Amount
CHF 15M