Center for Research in Molecular Medicine and Chronic Diseases (CiMUS)

CiMUS focuses on the prevention, knowledge, and treatment of chronic diseases in areas like Cancer, Endocrinology, Cardiovascular, Neuroscience, Genetic and bioinformatics, Nanomedicine or Drug development. As a result of an effort to gather in one single center USC’s excellent research in Biomedical science, CiMUS hosts both a panel of groups with great potential in basic research (as seen in publications appearing on renowned journals such as Nature, Science or Cell) and others with a stronger translational component, which are highly reputed in their fields. CiMUS main asset is a scientific staff of 30 Principal Investigators with several ones who have been/are ERC grant holders, 55 postdocs and over 100 predoctoral students. The center has promoted a spin-off and achieves every year around 20 doctoral theses, 175 scientific publications and 3 patents, in addition to its 20 international ongoing projects.