Health and Medical Sciences
Cardiovascular diseases, Epidemiology, Nanoscience, Neurosciences, Oncology, Paediatrics
Government of Catalonia, Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB), Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron (HUVH), Catalan Health Institute (ICS), Banc de Sang i Teixits (BST), Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology
Quality research to improve people’s health
VHIR is a leading centre in Barcelona that promotes and develops innovative biomedical research at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital. Our research expands the frontiers of knowledge and becomes an active and important reference for our people and our health system, attracting talent and ensuring that our activity corresponds -in terms of excellence, quality and translation- to the leading position of Vall d’Hebron University Hospital.
Research at VHIR
The VHIR focuses its research on resolving problems in human health and improving healthcare. At the same time, it promotes the valorisation and transfer research results to the production sector and places innovation at the centre of its activity.
The centre works with highly consolidated research groups and researchers in the areas of oncology, endocrinology and nephrology, cardiovascular diseases, neuroscience, digestive and liver diseases, infectious diseases, respiratory and systemic diseases, gynaecological diseases, paediatrics and experimental surgery, epidemiology, pharmacology, new treatments and departments to support clinical research and nanomedicine.