The Department of Clinical Chemistry is an academic institute affiliated with the Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, and the University of Bern. Providing clinical services within the Center for Laboratory Medicine, our laboratory specialists ensure a high professional quality of the analyses and effective workflows. Thanks to an efficient organization, we offer a highly automated 24/7 core lab and a wide range of analyses of special diagnostics that benefit the highly complex and rare patients of the University Hospital. A wide range of research services, including state-of-the-art biobanking solutions, support local clinical research groups, and international consortia. Our research groups use cutting-edge analytical technologies and apply the concepts of precision medicine and data-driven health research to advance laboratory medicine in the context of digitalization. Our academic staff holds teaching assignments at various faculties of the University of Bern and different Universities in Switzerland. We are supervising a large number of theses for various academic degrees.