About GIR

We are a multidisciplinary team of clinical scientists and researchers. Together we have strong expertise in medicine, proteomics, genomics, cell biology and regenerative medicine strategies for Rheumatic Diseases with special focus on Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriatic Arthritis”.

GIR Team

The Rheumatology Research Group is a multidisciplinary group coordinated by Dr. Francisco J. Blanco and made up of clinical and basic researchers, with different professional profiles, from specialist physicians, primary care physicians, nurses, biologists, pharmacists, chemists, veterinarians, laboratory technicians and administrative staff whose main purpose is to develop translational research in the field of rheumatic diseases, with the aim of improving the health of rheumatologic patients. They all make up the GIR team.

Research Lines

Here you can find some detailed information about all of the units of our group.


Here you can find our publications since 2012


Grupo de Investigación en Reumatología.

Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de A Coruña (INIBIC).
Annex building to the Teresa Herrera hospital.

C/ As Xubias de arriba 84, 15006, A Coruña, España. Tel.: +34 981 176 399



Grupo de Investigación Reumatología (4ª planta).

Centro de Investigaciones Científicas Avanzadas (CICA).

C/ Rúa As Carballeiras, S/N, Campus de Elviña. 15008 A Coruña, España.


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