Research Group of Prof. Yves Chalandon 

The research of Prof. Chalandon is focused on leukemia and allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Current projects:


The HUG Hematology Division participates in the undergraduate and postgraduate training of physicians. 

Undergraduate training 

Physicians of the Hematology Division participate in the following training modules of the Geneva Faculty of Medicine:

  • Defense and immunity (3rd year of Bachelor)
  • Fatigue and anemia (practical training at the internal medicine clinic)


Medical Activities

The HUG Hematology Division ensures the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of patients with benign and malignant blood , soft tissue, and lymphatic diseases.

It is also the reference center of French-speaking Switzerland for hematopoietic stem cell allotransplantation
(transplantation from a donor to a recipient).

The medical team and nursing staff of the Division manage care of outpatients or inpatients at its various units and offices:



Mission of the Hematology Division

The HUG Hematology Division ensures diagnostic and therapeutic care of patients with benign or malignant blood diseases, as outpatients or inpatients.

It is also the reference center of French-speaking Switzerland for allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, including collection of stem cells via cytapheresis or from bone marrow.

It performs hematology consultations at the other HUG divisions and for the region of Geneva.

The Hematology Division works in close collaboration with the Transfusion Hematology Unit, which includes the Blood Transfusion Center (CTS) and the Transfusion Immunohematology Laboratory (LIHT).


Do you want to donate blood, stem cells, or platelets? Contact the Blood Transfusion Center


Related websites 


Pulsations TV Février 2014 - Chaque jour, les hôpitaux universitaires de Genève collectent et consomment plusieurs centaines de poches de sang.