CIBERobn’s mission is to promote the understanding of mechanisms contributing to the development of obesity in order to reduce its occurrence and prevalence as well as its complications, in addition to nutrition-related diseases. Through leadership in translational biomedical research, CIBERobn integrates basic, clinical, epidemiological and public health research, provides medical care and promotes public awareness about obesity and nutrition, to become a reference research centre that has the competitive potential of being internationalised and to provide R&D&I consulting services to pharmaceutical companies, food companies and the nation’s health authorities.
Through its work in physiopathology of obesity and nutrition and related diseases, the CIBERobn consortium seeks to:
CIBERobn is a networking cooperative structure consisting of 31 groups located in some of the most important research centres in Spain. These groups are divided into six Research Programmes in which projects are carried out. Through multidisciplinary work, we are able to pool our efforts, optimise resources and take maximum advantage of generated knowledge to transfer it to clinical practice and, ultimately, to offer it to patients and to society as a whole.
Specific goals of CIBERobn consist of: