Mazda Farshad, Medical Director of Balgrist University Hospital, and the initiator and founder of OR-X, explained: «The inclusion of OR-X in the roadmap as a national research infrastructure is an important step towards taking on a leading role in researching and applying surgical innovation based on artificial intelligence and robotics. We are proud of this recognition by the Swiss National Fund and SERI. OR-X is taking surgical training to a new level.»
The OR-X is a highly modern center for surgical research, development and teaching. At the heart of the OR-X are a fully equipped operating theater and a Skills Lab, which is the ideal environment for developing surgical innovations and training the surgeons of tomorrow. As a strategic infrastructure of University Medicine Zurich (UMZH), OR-X promotes scientific research and plays a crucial role in the further development of healthcare in the Zurich region.