• Hospital 12 de Octubre (H12O).
  • Hospital Clínico San Carlos (HCSC).
  • Hospital Universitario de Getafe (HUG).
  • Hospital Gregorio Marañón (HGM).
  • Hospital La Paz (HLP).
  • Hospital Puerta de Hierro (HPH).
  • Hospital Ramón y Cajal (HRyC).
  • Complutense University of Madrid. School of Medicine. Department of Pharmacology.

The mission of the Foundations for Biomedical Research of the different University Hospitals is to support, manage, coordinate and promote high quality multidisciplinary and translational basic, clinical and epidemiological as well as the teaching activities in all fields of Biomedical Sciences.
They coordinate the activities of the respective Health Research Institute.
The Foundations for Biomedical Research are conceived as a functional structure with the following functions/missions:

  • The development of multidisciplinary biomedical research of excellence,
  • The translational research in basic, clinical , technological , epidemiological and health services at the national and international level
  • The collaboration and cooperation between the different research groups and Institutions that Participate in the Institute
  • The development of cooperative programs with other Hospitals or Institutions
  • The access to official calls for public and/or private funding
  • The financial accountability and ongoing management of all research funds from grants and contracts, including the selection and recruitment of new researchers and the acquisition of new equipments/services .
  • The communication with funding agencies , acting as liaison on issues related to financial matters and during audits or monitoring visits
  • The presentation of all financial regulatory reporting requirements related to research projects
  • The elaboration of management reports to support the internal cost allocations , year-end reporting, future planning's and the selection of future research partners
  • The promotion and translation of the scientific results to the society , the National Health System, the scientific community , and the economic systems.
In summary, the mission of the Foundations for Biomedical Research is to manage and coordinate all of the resources for research (basic, clinical and epidemiological) and stimulate the development and innovation of the Hospital in order to contribute to the improvement, promotion and protection of the health of the population.

Foundation for Biomedical Research of the University Hospital La Paz ( FIBHULP)

The Foundation manages the activity of the Institute for Health Research of the Hospiatl La Paz (IdiPAZ, IdiPAZ was formally established on 15 December 2009) and coordinates the activity of several research groups from La Paz University Hospital (HULP), the Autonomous University of Madrid, the Madrid Health Service and the Pedro Lain Entralgo Agency for Training, Research and Health Studies in the Community of Madrid. One of the main areas of interest of IdiPAZ is Cardiovascular Research .
The mission of IdiPAZ is to establish itself as a leader in translational biomedical research on a national and international level. To achieve this, the Institute aims to promote high quality, basic, clinical, epidemiological and health services research. IdiPAZ manages all of the resources for research, development and innovation at the centre in order to contribute to the promotion and protection of the health of the population and facilitates access to official calls for public funding, both general and specific, for Health Research Institutes.

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Dr. JL López Sendón. PI: JL López Sendón MD, PhD. Chairman of the Department of Cardiology at La Paz University Hospital

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