A001 – Oncology

Research objectives

  • The improvement of treatments: personalised therapy and reduction of side effects.
  • The optimization of techniques for diagnostics: advanced technologies and standardization.
  • The promotion of a research space with animal and cellular experimental models that facilitate dialogue between basic and clinical researchers.
  • To provide a personalized scope of medicine based on the needs of each cancer patient.
  • The promotion of translational research, eminently directed towards the needs of cancer patients.

Research groups

Area leader

Oncología – Rafael López López

Rafael López López

Head of the Medical Oncology Service of the University Hospital Complex of Santiago de Compostela. He also leads the Translational Medical Oncology of the Health Research Institute of Santiago de Compostela.

Area co-leader

Oncología subcoordinador – José Manuel Castro Tubío

José Manuel Castro Tubío