Rudolph Speich Award - the SSPH Research Prize

The Swiss Society for Pulmonary Hypertension SSPH is delighted to provide a research prize for the best publication on PH in Switzerland regularly.
The prize is rated CHF 2000.- and will be awarded to the best published or submitted paper in the field of Pulmonary Hypertension.

The next prize will be awarded during the SSPH General Assembly 2024, 30 May 2024.

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Winner Rudolph Speich Award - the SSPH Research Prize 2023


Simon R. Schneider, Mona Lichtblau, Michael Furian, Laura C. Mayer, Charlotte Berlier, Julian Müller, Stéphanie Saxer, Esther I. Schwarz, Konrad E. Bloch, Silvia Ulrich


Cardiorespiratory Adaptation to Short-Term Exposure to Altitude vs. Normobaric Hypoxia in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension

Winners Rudolph Speich Award - the SSPH Research Prize 2022


Julian Müller, Mona Lichtblau, Stéphanie Saxer, Luigi-Riccardo Calendo, Arcangelo F. Carta, Simon R. Schneider, Charlotte Berlier, Michael Furian, Konrad E. Bloch, Esther I. Schwarz, and Silvia Ulrich


Effect of Breathing Oxygen-Enriched Air on Exercise Performance in Patients With Pulmonary Hypertension Due to Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Trial



Simon R. Schneider, Laura C. Mayer, Mona Lichtblau, Charlotte Berlier, Esther I. Schwarz, Stéphanie Saxer, Lu Tan, Michael Furian, Konrad E. Bloch and Silvia Ulrich


Effect of a day-trip to altitude (2500 m) on exercise performance in pulmonary hypertension: randomised crossover trial

Winner Rudolph Speich Award - the SSPH Research Prize 2019

Stéphanie Saxer, Silvia Ulrich Elisabeth D. Hasler, Esther I. Schwarz, Simon R. Schneider, Michael Furian, Patrick R. Bader, Mona Lichtblau and Konrad E. Bloch

Effect of domiciliary oxygen therapy on exercise capacity and quality of life in patients with pulmonary arterial or chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial

Winner Rudolph Speich Award - the SSPH Research Prize 2018

P Bader, L Herren, S Saxer, M Lichtblau, C Berlier, E Schwarz, M Furian, K Bloch, S Ulrich; Zurich

Right atrial pressure at rest and during exercise in patients with and without pulmonary hypertension: A retrospective analysis

Winner SSPH Research Prize 2016

Adriana Stamm (USZ), Stéphanie Saxer, Mona Lichtblau, Elisabeth D. Hasler, Suzana Jordan, Lars C. Huber, Konrad E. Bloch, Oliver Distler and Silvia Ulrich

Exercise pulmonary hemodynamics predict outcome in patients with systemic sclerosis

Winner SSPH Research Prize 2015

Deborah S. Schumacher, MD; Séverine Müller-Mottet, MD; Elisabeth D. Hasler, MD; Florian F. Hildenbrand, MD; Stephan Keusch, MD; Rudolf Speich, MD, FCCP; Konrad E. Bloch, MD, FCCP; and Silvia Ulrich, MD.

Effect of Oxygen and Acetazolamide on Nocturnal Cardiac Conduction,  Repolarization,  and Arrhythmias in Precapillary Pulmonary Hypertension and Sleep-Disturbed Breathing

SSPH Research Prize 2015

Winner SSPH Research Grant 2014

Dr. med. Peter Grendelmeier
Clinic of Pulmonary Medicine and Respiratory Cell Research, University Hospital Basel

Assessment of right ventricular function with mobile exercise testing, cirulating biomarkers and MRI in patients with pulmonary hypertension treated with pulmonary vasodilators

SSPH Research Grant 2014

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i.A. Prof. M. Tamm (rechts im Bild)

Winner SSPH Research Prize 2013

PD Silvia Ulrich Somaini
Clinic for Pulmonology, University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland

Effect of nocturnal oxygen and acetazolamide on exercise performance in patients with precapillary pulmonary hypertension and sleep disturbed breathing

SSPH Research Prize 2013

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