Biomedical Diagnostic Center

Clínic Barcelona. Hospital Universitari

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December 5, 2018

Novelties of the Test November2018

In the annex you can find the changes we have introduced in our Test Catalog during the month of November 2018.

September 17, 2018

Dr. Iván Archilla, Prize for the best oral communication in the XXX European Congress of Pathology.

This recognition has been obtained by the investigation "Somatic copy number alterations as a biomarket of recurrence in stage II colon cancer patients".

August 20, 2018

Novelties of the Test July 2018

In the annex you can find the changes we have introduced in our Test Catalog during the month of July, 2018.

September 22, 2017

Dr. Wladimiro Jiménez appointed as Professor of Clinical Biochemistry at the University of Barcelona

This recognition is due to his clinical, research and teaching activities in the field of Laboratory Medicine.

February 23, 2017

Accreditation of the Course of Scientific Sessions of the Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics Service

Continuing education of health professionals is a real need in the face of the constant appearance of new developments in the different areas of medical knowledge.

The Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB, Centro de Diagnóstico Biomédico) is the organizational and management structure of the various specialties encompassed in the Clinical Laboratory Area of Hospital Clínic de Barcelona.

In addition to its task as a general hospital laboratory, the CDB is a recognized reference laboratory for specialized tests.

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Our skilled professionals are committed to ensuring the highest quality of the services provided, from designing studies to the evaluation of results. This high level of expertise and the use of state-of-the-art techniques for healthcare and research purposes enable us to offer a wide range of services covering all the needs of our clients. We provide a professional service that also includes advice and guidance in the interpretation of results.

Clinical cases

  • Exome sequencing: new diagnostic tool for mitochondrial disease

    The clinical laboratory plays a very important role in the diagnosis of mitochondrial diseases through biochemical and molecular studies. But the wide range of clinical manifestations and clinical phenotypes makes diagnosis very difficult. The implementation of next generation sequencing (NGS) approach for the diagnosis of mitochondrial diseases such as exome sequencing has become a powerful tool to achieve the definitive diagnosis of many patients.

  • Liver transplantation: biomarkers for diagnostic and prediction of treatment response

    Serum liver function tests, tumor markers such as alpha-fetoprotein, pharmacological monitoring and pharmacogenetic studies are very useful laboratory test to improve the management of patients undergoing liver transplantation.

Biomedical Diagnostic Center (CDB)

Villarroel, 170 · 08036 Barcelona
Tel: +34 93 227 54 64 · Fax: +34 93 227 98 75 · ·