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




Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron – Edifici Mediterrània o Collserola – Passeig Vall d’Hebron, 119-129 – 08035 Barcelona
Tel. +34 934 893 000
Fax. +34 934 894 102

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.