Biomedical Research Networking Centers (CIBER)

The IIS-FJD UAM is an active partner in a number of Biomedical Research Networking Centers (CIBER), participating through different research nodes or units such as the following:

  • 2 centers for the study of rare diseases (CIBERERThis link opens in a popup window): Cármen Ayuso / José Sarratosa/ José Fernández Piqueras/ Jorgina Satrústegui Gil-Delgado/ Juan Antonio Bueren/ Marcela del Río
  • 2 units within the center for the study of respiratory diseases (CIBERESThis link opens in a popup window): Victoria Del Pozo / Nicolás González Mangado
  • 1 center for the study of diabetes and its associated metabolic diseases (CIBERDEMThis link opens in a popup window): Jesús Egido de los Ríos
  • 1 associated group for clinical studies of mental health (CIBERSAMThis link opens in a popup window): Enrique Baca
  • 1 associated group for the clinical study of neurodegerative diseases (CIBERNEDThis link opens in a popup window): Pedro J. García Ruiz-Espiga

RETICS (Networks for Cooperative Research in Health)

The IIS-FJD UAM lends its full support to and places its facilities at the disposal of Networks for Cooperative Research in Health (RETICS)This link opens in a popup window. The Institute's researchers participate in these networks, as can be seen in the following:

  • Identifying cardiovascular biomarkers. Cardiovascular network (RD06/0014/0035): Jesús Egido de los Ríos
  • Network for collaborative research in aging and fragility (RETICEF) (RD06/0013/1002): Pedro Esbrit Argüelles
  • Network for research in adverse reactions to allergens and drugs (RIRAAF) (RD07/0064/0023): Javier Cuesta Herranz
  • Network for renal research REDIREN (RD06/0016/0003): Alberto Ortíz Arduan (RD06/0016/0004): Marta Ruiz Ortega (UAM)
  • REMOA (Spanish Network for Advanced Optical Microscopy)

collaborative-research_1BIOBANK

The Biobank Unit forms part of the Biobank NetworkThis link opens in a popup window and is directed by Dr. Félix Manzarbeitia Arambarri and Dr. Federico Rojo Todo.


SCReN (Spanish Clinical Research Network)

collaborative-research_2The Clinical Research Unit (link to content) is a part of the Clinical Research and Clinical Trials Platform. The Unit is funded by the Carlos III Health Institute (Strategic Initiatives in Health, 2013-2016) and the Nationwide Program for Research into Societal Challenges (under the Nationwide Plan for Scientific and Technological Research and Innovation, 2013-2016).



collaborative-research_3Innovation Unit (ITEMAS)

The Innovation Unit belongs to the Platform for Innovation in Medical and Health Technology. The Unit is funded by the Carlos III Health Institute (Strategic Initiatives in Health, 2013-2016) and the Nationwide Program for Research into Societal Challenges (under the Nationwide Plan for Scientific and Technological Research and Innovation, 2013-2016).


collaborative-research_4Biomolecular and Bioinformatics Resources Platform

The Unit is funded by the Carlos III Health Institute (Strategic Initiatives in Health, 2013-2016) under the Nationwide Program for Research into Societal Challenges (as part of the Nationwide Plan for Scientific and Technological Research and Innovation, 2013-2016).