VHIR Annual Report 201

Vall d'Hebron. Institut de Recerca

Endocrinology and nephrology

publications: 36

impact factor: 124.305

average impact factor: 3.453

The diabetes and metabolism group is mainly addressed to the pathophysiology of diabetic retinopathy and obesity with the final goal of discovering new therapeutic targets.
The pediatrics endocrinology group has the aim to do translational research into pediatric endocrine diseases, human grown disorders of sex development and familiar glucocorticoid deficiency.

The transformed Renal is focused in two main topics: progression of renal insufficiency and ateromatosis in chronic kidney disease. A clinical research facility to monitor observational studies and clinical trials has been built.