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The Centre

Navarrabiomed, the biomedical research center of the Government of Navarra 

Navarrabiomed is a biomedical research center of the Government of Navarra, created in 2012. The mission of Navarrabiomed is to promote, facilitate and perform leading edge biomedical research in order to develop innovative therapies and treatments that will contribute to citizen´s better quality of life. 

Since 2016, Navarrabiomed includes the participation of the Public University of Navarra. Through this agreement, both institutions join their efforts to improve the research of our health care system.

Currently, Navarrabiomed is organised in 19 interdisciplinary research units and 4 technological platforms, involving more than 120 scientists. In addition to this, Navarrabiomed facilitates the research activity undertaken by over 250 health professionals from other centres of the public sector.   

Organisational Chart

Organigrama del centro



Iñigo Lasa Uzcudun and Marisol Fragoso Roanes
‘We foster translational research to improve people’s health’
Governing body
Steering Committee

One member in representation of the Ministry of Health, appointed by the Minister of Health:

One member in representation of the Miguel Servet Foundation, appointed by the Foundation’s Board of Trustees:

Two members in representation of the Universidad Pública de Navarra, appointed by the President:

Two members in representation of the Government of Navarre Ministry with R&D&I competencies:


Internal Scientific Committee

The person assuming the role of Scientific Director of Navarrabiomed, who will act as Chair:

One representative of each institution that makes up Navarrabiomed (Miguel Servet Foundation, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Ministry of Health) chosen by Navarrabiomed researchers.

One researcher proposed by the Ministry of Health’s Research Committee.

One researcher appointed by the Hospital Complex of Navarre, based on the proposal of the Hospital’s Research Committee.

One representative of associate researchers appointed by the Ministry of Health.


External Scientific Committee
  • Javier Benítez
    Director of the Human Cancer Genetics Program at the Spanish National Cancer Research Center (CNIO) and Director of the Spanish National Genotyping Center (CEGEN).
  • Amaia Lujambio 
    Assistant Professor at the Department of Oncological Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Member of the Cancer Mechanisms and Cancer Immunology at The Tisch Cancer Institute and member of the Precision Immunology Institute. 
  • María Cinta Cid
    Senior Consultant on Autoimmune Diseases, Clinical Institute of Medicine and Dermatology. Hospital Clínic de Barcelona; associate professor in the Department of Medicine, Universidad de Barcelona. Senior Group Leader of the Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS).
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The centre is in the premises of the Navarra Hospital Complex, close to the School of Health Sciences of the Public University of Navarra