Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Health (CIIS)

  • Postal address

    Portugal

Organization profile

Mission

Doing science with and for society

The Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Health (CIIS) coordinated by Marlene Barros is UCP's Health Research Unit and is present in 3 regional centers (Lisbon, Porto and Viseu) and integrates a team of researchers from multiple areas of knowledge: Medicine, Dental Medicine, Biomedicine, Neuroscience and Nursing.

 What characterizes CIIS

Biomedical, Clinical and Translational Research

The research carried out by CIIS produces molecular (disease mechanisms, biomarkers and therapeutic targets), clinical and quality of life data with translation potential, namely to feed tools based on Artificial Intelligence that allow the generation of new knowledge suitable for the development of solutions at the scale of the individual, family and community.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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