Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal/Servicio Madrileño de Salud (SERMAS)


Fundación para la Investigación Biomédica del Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal
Servicio Madrileño de Salud
Carretera de Colmenar Km. 9,100 (Planta -2D)
28034 Madrid

Lead Investigator

Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft

Dr. Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft
Head of Geriatric Department
Phone: + 34913368431


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Scientific and administrative staff

Carmen Sanchez-Castellano

Dr. Carmen Sanchez-Castellano

Beatriz Montero-Errasquin

Dr. Beatriz Montero-Errasquin

Aurora Rexah-Cano

Dr. Aurora Rexach-Cano
Research Coordinator

Andrea Correa Perez

Andrea Correa Pérez

Clinical Pharmacy/PhD student and Primary researcher

Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal within SERMAS

The Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal is a 1,100 bed University hospital that includes a basic research department, and all the infrastructures to perform phase I to IV clinical trials, including full laboratory and imaging equipment. It ranks first in Madrid and third in Spain in production of biomedical research. It is part of the Servicio Madrileño de Salud (SERMAS), the administrative and management structure that integrates every public hospital and other public health services of the Madrid Regional Health System. The Geriatric Department of this hospital has a longstanding expertise in clinical research in Alzheimer’s disease, sarcopenia and in the use of drugs in older subjects, being the leading group in Spain in the area of appropriateness of drug use in the elderly. The Department cooperates closely with the Department of Pharmacy, with many ongoing coordinated projects.