Our foundation

Hypertension Research Foundation is a Swiss foundation for public utility. It has been founded in 2002 and is domiciled in 1806 St-Légier-La Chiésaz, Switzerland.
The main goal of this foundation is the support of experimental and clinical research and education in the field of hypertension and associated diseases such as renal, cardiac, vascular and neurological complications of hypertension.


Next Event

Rhône-Alpes Symposium 2024

Update in hypertension and nephrology

22nd & 23rd of March 2024

Hôtel Victoria & Centre de Congrès,
Les Diablerets

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New Publication


Hypertension as Cardiovascular Risk Factor in Chronic Kidney Disease

Michel Burnier, Aikaterini Damianaki

New Publication

Variability of 24-Hour Sodium Urinary Excretion in Young Healthy Males Based on Consecutive Urine Collections: Impact on Categorization of Salt Intake

David A. Jaques, MD, Belén Ponte, MD, PhD, MSc, Valérie Olivier, MD, PhD, Sophie de Seigneux, MD, PhD, Eric Feraille, MD, PhD, Michel Burnier, MD, and Antoinette Pechère-Bertschi, MD

New Publication

Clinical Profiles and Factors Associated with a Low Sodium Intake in the Population: An Analysis of the Swiss Survey on Salt

Michel Burnier, Fred M. Paccaud and Murielle Bochud

New Publication

May Measurement Month 2017–2019: results from Switzerland

Aikaterini Damianaki, Wei Wang, Thomas Beaney, Thilo Burkard, Isabella Sudano, Michel Burnier and Gregoire Wuerzner

New Publication

Gout and hyperuricaemia: modifiable cardiovascular risk factors?

Michel Burnier

New Publication

Women’s health, cardiovascular risk and hypertension: the perspective still needs to improve

Michel Burnier, Jana Brguljan, Engi Abd Elhady Algharably, Sverre E. Kjeldsen, Krzysztof Narkiewicz, Brent Egan, Suzanne Oparil and Reinhold Kreutz

New Publication

Defining intradialytic hypertension: the importance of measuring blood pressure accurately

Grégoire Wuerzner, Menno Pruijm and Michel Burnier


Hypertensive? How to measure properly your blood pressure

Swiss Society of Hypertension

European Society of Hypertension

European Heart Journal
2018 ESC/ESH Guidelines for the management of arterial hypertension

Geneva's University Hospital
Humeral Blood Pressure Measurment at HUG Geneva

University Hospital Lausanne CHUV