Arnold von Eckardstein, MD
Professor and chairman of clinical chemistry
The University Hospital Zurich Institute of Clinical Chemistry provides laboratory diagnostics for its patients as well as for external clients. It is accredited according to ISO/IEC 17025 and reports more than 2.5 million analyses per year on more than 450 different parameters, most of which are carried out on a daily basis. In addition to widespread routine tests, the institute provides many special tests, some of which are unique in Switzerland. Apart from providing high-quality diagnostic services, the institute led by Dr von Eckardstein is nationally and internationally very recognised and renowned because of its diagnostic and scientific expertise in lipid and drug metabolism, atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease and dyslipidemias.