Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Address Largo Francesco Vito 1
00168 Roma
Platforms Biomarkers, Imaging & Tracing, Small Molecules, Vaccines

Università Cattolica since 1924 is an academic community that contributes to the development of studies, scientific research and the preparation of young people for research, teaching, public and private offices and free professions. Università Cattolica contributes to the development of scientific research and the preparation of young people for applied research and technological innovation; it supports and encourages the use of the results of its own research; and it organises and promotes activities designed to broaden ties between the University and the world of work. Research activities are conducted within the University departments and institutes. Operating alongside these are a number of research centres established to promote and conduct activities with specific objectives.

The academic offer includes 12 Faculties across the 5 Campuses (Milan, Rome, Brescia, Piacenza and Cremona) across 10 disciplines: Mathematics and information technology, Physical sciences, Biological sciences, Medical sciences, Agricultural and veterinary sciences, Sciences in law, Economics and statistics, Political and social sciences, Antiquity, literary-philological and artistic-historical sciences, Historical, philosophical and psychological sciences.

The Campus in Rome host the Faculty of Medicine and surgery which closely collaborates with its teaching Hospital Fondazione Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli IRCCS. Policlinico Gemelli was founded in 1964, it is one of the largest private hospital in Europe where teaching, innovative research, care and assistance activities to ensure patients and citizens access to the best available therapies. With 1558 beds it offer more than 80.000 inpatient services. It has the largest Comprehensive Cancer Centre in Italy with an average of 50.000 cancer patients treated yearly.

The centrality of the patient as a person, the use of cutting-edge skills, technologies and know-how and the ability to respond to complex care needs through increasingly personalised solutions are the hallmark of Policlinico Gemelli.

Policlinico Gemelli IRCCS established the Gemelli Science and Technology Park (G-STeP) to enhance, connect e organize all the life-science research activities conducted within the University and the Hospital and to provide to external researchers and companies specific services with certified quality.

G-Step consists of more than 20 Research Core Facilities including Le Nostre Facilities 3D Bioprinting, Biobank for research in personalized medicine, Bioinformatics, Data Collection, Electrophysiology, Epidemiology-Biostatistics, Experimental Models, Flow cytometry, Genomics, Immunohistochemistry, Immunology, Liquid biopsy, Metabolomics, Microbial Analysis and Microbial WGS, Microscopy, Organoids, Preanalytical and Cell Biology, Proteomics, Radiomics, Real World Data, Single Cell Analysis.

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Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore is an EATRIS Expert Centre.

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