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The Internal Medicine Service carries out its research, for the most part, through the August Pi i Sunyer Institute for Biomedical Research (IDIBAPS), specifically in the groups:
Muscle research and mitochondrial function
Cardiovascular risk, nutrition and aging
The Service participates in the following lines of research:
Organic injuries from alcohol consumption
Nutrition, vascular risk and aging
Muscle pathology and mitochondrial functionalism
Atrial fibrillation unit
Care unit for adult patients with congenital metabolic errors
Sepsis in intensive care units
Researchers from the Service have participated in projects funded by different official entities: FIS, European Scholarships, scientific societies, TV3 Marathon Scholarships, CIBER, etc. In addition, they are accredited by the Generalitat de Catalunya's Agency for the Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR) as a Consolidated Research Group (GRC) with funding.
The scientific output of the various groups has been significant, with a total cumulative impact factor (IF) in 2017 of 351,309 points.