Mission and objectives

Mission

The CIBEREHD is a consortium with its own legal personality, with no physical contiguity, which aims to promote and cooperate in scientific research, development of knowledge and transferring this to society, in the area of liver and digestive diseases. The following bodies form part of the consortium:

The General State Administration, represented by:

  1. The Ministry of the Economy and Competitiveness, through the Instituto de Salud Carlos III
  2. The Ministry of Education and Science, through the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas

The regional “Autonomous Communities” accredited below:

  • Andalusia Autonomous Community, through the Fundación Hospital Reina Sofía-CajaSur, the Fundación de Investigación Biosanitaria en Andalucía Oriental and the Fundación Valme
  • Aragon Autonomous Community, through the Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud
  • Castile and Leon Autonomous Community, through the Universities of Leon and Salamanca
  • Catalonia Autonomous Community, through the Instituto Catalán de Salud, the Corporación Sanitaria Parc Taulí; La Fundación Instituto de Investigación Germans Trias y Pujol and the Universidad de Barcelona
  • The Valencian Community Autonomous Community, through the Fundación para la Investigación del Hospital General Universitario de Alicante, the Fundación para la Investigación del Hospital la Fe and the Universidad de Valencia
  • Madrid Autonomous Community, through the Servicio Madrileño de Salud and the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares
  • Murcia Region Autonomous Community, through the Fundación para la Formación e Investigación Sanitarias
  • The Basque Country Autonomous Community, through the CIC bioGUNE;
  • Other centres or institutions not attached to the aforementioned public administrations: the Hospital Clínico y Provincial de Barcelona; the Instituto de Investigación del Hospital de la Santa Cruz y San Pablo; the Clínica Universitaria de Navarra and the Fundación para la Investigación Médica Aplicada;el Hospital Clínic de Barcelona; el Instituto de Investigación del Hospital de la Santa Cruz y San Pablo; la Clínica Universitaria de Navarra y la Fundación para la Investigación Médica Aplicada.

Objectives

The main purpose of the CIBER is the promotion and protection of health by fostering research in both the basic field and in the approach to clinical and translational aspects in the field of Liver and Digestive Diseases.

The following are specific purposes of the Consortium:

  • Research and development involving the CIBER research programme.
  • To contribute to the resolution of the problems of sanitary assistance related to the above mentioned program.
  • Promoting the participation of research groups in nationwide research activities and particularly the ones included in the European Framework Programmes of R+D+I.
  • Promoting the transfer of the results of research processes to society and in particular to the production sector.
  • Promoting dissemination and participation in teaching activities.