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Institute for Health Science Research Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP)

Institute for Health Science Research Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP)

http://www.germanstrias.org

The Institute for Health Science Research Germans Trias i Pujol (IGTP) is a public research centre dedicated to increasing scientific knowledge and transferring it to improve the care and lives of patients.

The institute is attached the Germans Trias University Hospital (HUGTP), and is located on the biomedical campus Campus Can Ruti.  It is a CERCA centre and is also accredited as a Centre of Excellence by the Instituto Carlos III.  In this capacity acts as an umbrella organization for scientific research on the campus, where it works closely with the other centres located there.  The institute carries out a broad range of research within the following nine areas: Science of Behaviour and Substance Abuse, Immunology and Inflammation, Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases, Infectious Diseases, Endocrine and Diseases of the Metabolism, Bones and Kidneys, Diseases of the Liver and Digestive Tract, Cancer, Neuroscience and Community Health.