The UAB Foundation encourages its institutions to promote research projects, consultancy and training in the areas of health sciences and life sciences.
Fundació Salut i Envelliment UAB
This foundation undertakes research from a multidisciplinary approach in ageing in patients and the public.
The main aim of the research in ageing is the prevention of disability. The two large areas which the foundation focuses on are physical and cognitive ability. The whole spectrum of elderly people is studied from healthy elderly to people with sever dependency, both in the community and in institutions.
Research concerning the public focuses on the priorities and needs of patients and the view of the healthcare professionals.