Pedro Alonso

Welcome to the Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (CRESIB, Hospital Clínic-Universitat de Barcelona)

The CRESIB is a centre for research developed by a number of first-rate academic and biomedical research institutions in Barcelona. It was established in 2006 by the Autonomous Government of Catalonia, the University of Barcelona (UB), the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona (HCB) and the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS). Since May 2010, the CRESIB has formed part of the Barcelona Institute for Global Health Foundation (ISGlobal).

Over 2013, CRESIB and the ISGlobal Foundation forged an alliance with the Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL) to successfully develope a cutting-edge cluster of research expertise with capacity to address health challenges, including infectious diseases and non-communicable chronic diseases, with a strong focus on their environmental determinants. This alliance has now evolved into an integrated ISGlobal Institute.

As set forth in its strategic plan, the CRESIB’s mission is to improve global health through research and training.

Research is organised into a matrix of interrelated areas and programmes with the aim of generating and sharing knowledge dynamically and efficiently in real time.

Consult our website for information on this innovative scientific organisation, its research staff, research projects, publications, seminars and other scientific and educational activities, as well as for employment offers and news.

We hope our website exceeds your expectations and that, through these pages, we succeed in conveying the importance and relevance of research into improving health and encouraging the development of more underprivileged societies.

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Pedro Alonso

Generalitat de Catalunya Hospital Clinic Barcelona - Hospital Universitari IDIBAPS - Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer UB - Universitat de Barcelona