Health and Medical Sciences
Cell-mediated immunity, Epidemiology, Genetic variability, HIV/AIDS, Pathogenesis, Retrovirology, Viral entry
Research to eradicate the AIDS epidemic
The IrsiCaixa Institute for AIDS Research is a benchmark institute the world over aimed at contributing to knowledge and the prevention and treatment of HIV and AIDS in the hopes of eradicating the epidemic.
Supported by the “la Caixa” Foundation and the Government of Catalonia, IrsiCaixa was founded in 1995 at the Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol in Badalona.
IrsiCaixa brings together over fifty researchers who are dedicated mainly to basic research aimed at understanding the workings of the HIV infection that leads to the development of new treatments and vaccines. IrsiCaixa also participates in clinical studies to assess new treatment strategies and cooperates with developing countries in the fight against this worldwide pandemic.