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Locations - Switzerland - Study Site Zurich -
Welcome new study site Zurich to the European HD Network.

A description of the site and public contacts details will appear soon.


UniversitätsSpital Zürich
Klinik für Neurologie

Frauenklinikstrasse 91
8091 Zürich
Telefon +41 (0)44 255 11 11

Study site description

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The study site is part of the Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Research Interest in HD

  • Exercise effects on muscle structure and metabolism, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal function in HD
  • Exercise effects on gene expression in HD
  • Ecercise effects on motor symptoms, cognitive symptoms and osteoporosis in HD Phenotype, pathology and genotype of Hntington Disease-like disorders, in particular McLeod neuroacanthocytosis syndrom


  • Neurogenetics
  • Neuropsychology
  • Physiotherapy
  • Ergotherapy


Institute of Sports physiology, ETH and University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Institute of Humane Genetics, Childrens University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
Institute of clinical Chemistry, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Insitute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Participation in Studies

  • Registry
  • Exercise effects in Huntington disease


Prof. Dr. H.H. Jung
Dr. J. Petersen
Sport Physiologists:
Dr. Marco Toigo
Dr. Sebastian Frese