The main objective of the Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences is to allow for the completion of doctoral theses in the biomedical area. It is focused on translational research which brings together basic and applied research and guarantees the achievement of results that allow for better comprehensive healthcare for citizens.
The lines of research are supported by 20 teams grouped together into four priority lines. The teams belong to the University of Málaga, University of Granada, University of Seville, the Complutense University of Madrid, University of Salamanca, Central University of Barcelona, University of La Laguna, University of Basque Country, and the Spanish National Research Council. Of all the basic research lines, three have been conducted at the University of Málaga for over 20 years. Notable results have been achieved in regards to scientific production, applicability, and relevance in the field of health
Its main lines of research are translational research in cardiovascular disease, hormonal biology, metabolism, and diabetes; research into natural products; and research methodologies and tools for the evaluation of healthcare and health outcomes.