Sergio Lavandero: PhD in Biochemistry, full professor, Faculty of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Chile.
Catterina Ferreccio: Surgeon, MPH in Epidemiology, full professor, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Católica.
About the center
The ACCDiS research focuses on cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Its overall goal is to identify common features between the two ailments, so as to find solutions to the health problems that affect the population. Researchers collaborate in the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and development of public prevention policies. ACCDiS has over 220 members (academics, postdoctoral students, graduate and undergraduate students, professionals and technicians) who carry out transdisciplinary research ranging from molecules to public health.