Institut d'Investigació Sanitaria Pere Virgili

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Pere Virgili Institute (IISPV) was created within a framework of an agreement between an interinstitutional scientific collaboration of these organisations: the Institut Català de la Salut (Hospital Universitari de Tarragona Joan XXIII, Hospital de Tortosa Verge de la Cinta), the Grup SAGESSA (Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus, Àrea d’Atenció Primària de SAGESSA), the Grup Pere Mata and the Universitat Rovira i Virgili.
The Institute is active in four areas of medicine:

  1. Nutrition and Metabolism. E.g., we are working on two important projects one in the field of diabetes and other in the field of cholesterol.
  2. Mental Health. We work in the field of psychiatric disease.
  3. Health and Environment. We work in the field of toxins, microorganisms and infectious diseases.
  4. Oncology and Haematology. We work in the field of clinical investigation and epidemiology in cancer.

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