Facultad de Medicina y Ciencia

  • Postal address

    Chile

Organization profile

Organization profile

At the School of Medicine and Science, we train professionals with solid clinical and scientific knowledge, prepared to face the current challenges of their profession, intervening responsibly in the area, following regulatory and ethical standards. The main lines of research of the Faculty are:

  1. Chronic diseases and cancer.
  2. Nutrition and obesity.
  3. Neurodegenerative diseases and aging.
  4. Immune response and autoimmunity.
  5. Biomaterials.
  6. Cellular mechanisms of disease.
  7. Clinical and population research.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

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