IFC official “core”, at the Research Area of CNR in Pisa, works in a scientific synergism with the Secondary Sites of Lecce, Massa, Milan, Reggio Calabria, Rome and Siena, Italy.


The Secondary Sites have entered major partnerships with local, national and international research, clinical, healthcare and industrial centres, and specialise in: heart failure, pharmacological therapies and heart assist devices, heart transplant, biomaterials, nanotechnology, cardio-nephrology, oncological genetics, bio-modelling of integrated heart-lung-circulation systems, environmental epidemiology, ultrasound nano-imaging, health technology assessment.