In our organization, research constitutes an essential part of high level knowledge (know-how) generation


Research Unit 

The Institutional System of Research is defined as the strategical mission that seeks to promote research at our university and gives visibility in different contexts. At the moment, Unisanitas and ColSanitas Clinic have endorsed fifteen research groups in different medical, surgical, nursing and psychological specialties

Additionally, the Research Unit conducts research projects under demand offering research guidance and advice to external agents.

Extension and social projection

The purpose is to generate a real and reflective connection between the University and its environment, establishing mutual learning mechanisms with internal and external communities, the state and the business sector to influence in social transformation. This section includes the development of courses, conferences, events, training, projects and consulting.

Link with the external sector 

Permanent training and update of those health professionals related to Sanitas International constitute Unisanitas main focus of extension, serving as support and health thinking center and seeking to have impact in the whole sector

The interaction with the external sector is specified in high quality medical conferences, courses, consulting, projects and contracts with private enterprises, the state or multilateral agencies related to the health sector.

Cuidados paliativos

Palliative care

Our group is developing several projects in palliative care.

Enfermedades crónicas

Chronic diseases

-Project: Innovation and Advanced Biotechnologies Development for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chagas disease (IINNOCHAG) 

Medicina regenerativa y terapias avanzadas

Regenerative medicine and advanced therapies

Regenerative medicine constitutes also one of our fields of interest in research.

Red de telemedicina y diagnóstico (eHealth)

Telemedicine and diagnostic network (eHealth)

-Project: Development and manufacture of portable solutions for chikungunya virus direct detection and rapid diagnosis (CHICKTEST)
-Development of a portable ultrasonic Doppler system based on mobile technology for ulcers monitoring and diabetic foot (DOPMOV)

APS – Seguro masivo y proximidad al paciente

APS - Mass insurance and patient closeness

As well, we try to find new and better ways to respond to our patients' needs.

Valor de la salud (Social)

Health value (Social)

We also develop several initiatives that understand health as a social value.

Formación en salud

Health training

We take care of our professionals providing them health training.