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Grupo de Investigación Traslacional en
Enfermedades Renales y Cardiovasculares

About Us

We are a multidisciplinary team of researchers, professors and clinicians from the University of Salamanca (USAL) and the Institute for Biomedical Research of Salamanca (IBSAL).

Quiénes somos.

Somos un equipo multidisciplinar formado por investigadores, profesores y clínicos de la Universidad de Salamanca (USAL) y del Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Salamanca (IBSAL).

Our Group

TRECARD is a Consolidated Research Unit (UIC) under the Regional Government of Castilla y León

We are one of the Recognized Research Groups (GIR) of the University of Salamanca

We belong to the Renal Research Network of the Carlos III Health Institute (ISCIII), RedinRen

TRECARD is the founder and coordinator of the Disease and Theranostic Modelling (DisMOD) International Consortium

We are a member of the Spanish cooperative and multidisciplinary group Biomedical Research in Critical Care Medicine (BioCritic)


Mission +Vision +Values


To develop innovative diagnostic applications based on P4 medicine: i.e., precision medicine capable of predicting renal disease; preventative medicine able to calculate renal damage alerts by applying algorithms generated using artificial intelligence; personalized medicine that stratifies patients according to the risk of renal damage; and participatory medicine able to improve clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and minimise medical errors.


To contribute to the development of participatory medicine that can improve clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction, and reduce medical errors.


  • Solid experimental and pre-clinical research
  • Compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Translational research for clinical application
  • Technology development and transfer
  • Multidisciplinary and integrative approach to research
  • Synergy among consortia and networks
  • Policy for Lifelong learning and workforce renewal
  • Communication and dissemination of our research

Our Team


Francisco J. López Hernández


Carlos Martínez Salgado

Professor of Physiology

Ana I. Morales Martín

Professor of Toxicology


Alfredo G. Casanova Paso

Professor of Toxicology

Laura Vicente Vicente

Professor of Toxicology

Marta Prieto Vicente

Professor of Toxicology

Moisés Pescador Garriel

Professor of Toxicology

Nélida Eleno Balboa

Physiology Professor

Noelia Díaz Morales

Postdoctoral researcher

Rebeca S. Sidhu Muñoz

Postdoctoral researcher

Sandra M. Sancho Martínez

Professor of Pharmacology

Clinical Research Associates

María Pilar Fraile Gómez

Specialist in Nephrology

José Luis Lerma Márquez

Specialist in Nephrology

Guadalupe Tabernero Fernández

Specialist in Nephrology

Research Trainees

Eva María Baranda Alonso

Javier Tascón Romero

Joana del Valle Mercado Hernández

José Antonio Menacho

María Paniagua Sancho

Mercedes Garzón Martínez

Omar A. Hildalgo Thomas

Rebeca Cuadra San Miguel

Rui Martins

Laboratory Technicians

Annette G. Duwel

Ana Isabel Barrios Fernández