Research and development in the Biomedical Sciences plays a central role in generating knowledge and in the application of this knowledge to improving the quality of life. Our mission:
Foster basic, clinical and translational biomedical research and innovation in this areas with the aim of contributing to a better understanding of disease mechanisms, developing novel predictive and diagnostics tests and developing new therapeutic approaches;
Support scientific postgraduate training of young graduates, doctors and other Health professionals;
Support science communication and the provision of external services in the areas of specialized diagnosis, health expertise, quality control and collaboration in national and international committees.