The Biodonostia HRI is scientifically configured into 3 Cross-cutting Research Areas and 7 Vertical Research Areas.

VERTICAL RESEARCH AREAS

NEUROSCIENCES

NEURONABAJA
The Neurosciences Research Area covers five main research groups led by Dr Adolfo López de Munain Arregui, Dr Javier Ruiz Martínez, Dr David Otaegui Bichot, Dr Javier Ruiz Ederra and Dr Álvaro Iruin Sanz, located at the Biodonostia Health Research Institute and the Donostialdea IHO. +info
Adolfo_Lopez_de_Munain
Manager:
Adolfo López de Munáin Arregui

GASTROINTESTINAL AND LIVER DISEASES

hepaticas
The Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases Research Area covers three main research groups led by Dr Luis Bujanda Fernández de Piérola, Dr Jesús Bañales Asurmendi and Dr Mauro D’Amato, located at the Donostialdea IHO and the Biodonostia Health Research Institute. +info
luis-bujanda
Manager:
Luis Bujanda Fernández de Pierola

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

infecciosas
The Infectious Diseases Research Area covers three main research groups led by Dr Gustavo Cilla Eguiluz, Dr Jose Mª Marimón Ortiz de Zárate and Dr José Antonio Iribarren Loyarte, located at the Donostialdea IHO. +info

Manager:
Gustavo Cilla Eguiluz

ONCOLOGY

oncologia
The Oncology Research Area covers three main research groups led by Dr Charles Lawrie, Dr Isabel Álvarez López and Dr Ander Matheu Fernández, located at the Biodonostia Health Research Institute. +info
charles-lawrie
Manager:
Charles Lawrie

SYSTEMIC DISEASES

cirugia
The Systemic Diseases Area covers three research groups led by Dr Irene Díez Itza, Dr Ramón Querejeta Iraola and Dr Jose Manuel Porres Aracama, located at the Donostialdea IHO. +info
irene-diez
Manager:
Irene Diez Itza

EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH

epidemiologia
The Epidemiology and Public Health Research Area covers five main research groups led by Dr Miren Dorronsoro Iraeta, Dr Jesús Ibarluzea Maurolagoitia, Dr José Emparanza Knorr, Dr Itziar Vergara Mitxeltorena and Dr Javier Mar Medina located at the Clinical Epidemiology Service at the Donostialdea IHO, the Gipuzkoa Sub-directorate of Public Health and the Biodonostia Health Research Institute. +info
miren-iraeta
Manager:
Miren Dorronsoro Iraeta

BIOENGINEERING

bioingenieria
The Bioengineering Research Area covers four main research groups led by Dr Julio Arrizabalaga Aguirreazaldegui, Dr Marcos J. Aráuzo-Bravo, Dr Iván Macía Oliver and Dr Ander Izeta Permisán, located at the Vicomtech-Ik4 Technological Centre and the BioDonostia Health Research Institute. +info
julio-arrizabalaga
Manager:
Julio Arrizabalaga Aguirreazaldegui

 

CROSS-CUTTING RESEARCH AREAS

The Strategic Objectives related to the Cross-cutting Research Areas are:

  • To promote SPECIALISATION / DIFFERENTIATION:
    • Specialisation in Ageing.
    • Specialisation in Precision Medicine.
  • To promote EXELLENCE in research and innovation.
  • To develop HIGH IMPACT Research and Innovation Projects:
    • Innovation ORIENTED towards the market and results in health.