FUNDESALUD (FS, http://www.fundesalud.es) is the Public Foundation (non-profit) ascribed to the Regional Ministry of Health and Social Services at the Government of Extremadura that manages both research and training programs at the Regional Health (SES) and Social care (SEPAD) system in Extremadura. In addition, FundeSalud works in collaboration with University of Extremadura (UEx) and other public or private research centers, providing resources, staff and facilities to develop any biomedical research activity in the autonomous region of Extremadura (Spain).

Among others, FS is involved and part of the following networks: S3 Platform on Personalised Medicine (http://s3platform.jrc.ec.europa.eu/personalised-medicine) ECRIN (http://www.ecrin.org/), CORAL (http://www.coral-europe.eu/), EIP-AHA (http://ec.europa.eu/eip/ageing/home_en), (http://www.ciberisciii.es/en), CIBERNED (http://www.ciberned.es/) and EPHA (http://epha.org/).