Welcome to the website of the Institute of Biomedical Research in Malaga (IBIMA).

The Institute of Biomedical Research in Malaga (IBIMA) is a space for multidisciplinary biomedical research that brings together the Regional and Virgen de la Victoria Malaga University Hospitals, and the primary care and biotechnology groups at the University of Malaga.



It aims to promote research excellence, preferably oriented towards translational research, fostering results transferable to clinical practice and biotechnological applications.

IBIMA enables the development and promotion of a multidisciplinary biomedical research space that will help to scientifically substantiate the programs and policies of the National Health System, preferably enhancing translational research in:

  • Biomolecular Research
  • Clinical Research
  • Epidemiological research
  • Technological Research

to facilitate the transfer of scientific breakthroughs in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the most prevalent health problems regionally, nationally and internationally.

IBIMA integrates 47 research groups at the University of Malaga and the Public Health System health centers that comprise it.

Francisco Tinahones Madueño MD Phd.