The IrsiCaixa AIDS Research Institute is an internationally recognized organization. Its aim is to do research on HIV/AIDS and related diseases, their prevention and treatments, with the ultimate goal of eradicating the pandemic. It was founded in 1995 as a private non-profit foundation promoted by “la Caixa” Banking Foundation and the Ministry of Health of the Government of Catalonia. It is based at the Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, in Badalona (Barcelona). IrsiCaixa scientific research takes place in coordination with the most prestigious international research centers. Over 70 professionals engaged in research, academic training and public engagement work in partnership with health care professionals and over 3,000 patients. IrsiCaixa research lines include the study of the microbiome and its influence on the development of the disease and the effectiveness of treatments. The institute also participates in clinical trials to evaluate new therapeutic strategies and collaborates with developing countries in the global struggle against the pandemic.
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