Dra. Roser Ferrer Costa

Institutions of which it is part

Cross-departmental services


Head of Department

I'm the Head of Clinical Biochemistry Service at Hospital's Clinical Laboratories and co-chief of Clinical Biochemistry Group, Pharmaceutical Vehiculation and VHIR Research Therapy. I lead a team of professionals in clinical biochemistry, developing care, teaching and research, with a project towards the highest excellence. I am a PhD in Biomedicine for UB, a specialist in the area of knowledge of clinical biochemistry of hormones and a master's degree in Health Institutions Management and currently an Associate Professor of the UAB.


Healthcare activity:
Since 2007 I have been working at the University Hospital, where I trained as a specialist in Clinical Biochemistry (2003). I am a trained pharmacist and until 2019 I was responsible for the Hormone Process (Endocrin Pathology) of the same Service and later Head of Section of the Automated Laboratory. Since 2023, I have been Head of Clinical Biochemistry Service.

The Clinical Biochemistry Service is part of the Clinical Laboratories of the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, which also provides coverage for the entire population, with pubic health care, of the city of Barcelona (1.5 million people).
In 2019 I completed my master's degree in Health Institutions Management, I have training in healthcare processes and specialisation in automation, concepts that I try to apply in my usual practice and in the Service. Finally, I am the secretary of the hospital's In Vitro Diagnostic Commission.

Research activity:
I am a Doctor of Biomedicine from the University of Barcelona (2015) and co-chief of Clinical Biochemistry Group, Vehiculation of Pharmacists and Therapy Research from the Research Institute of the Vall d'Hebron University Hospital since 2023. In recent years I have been actively involved in different publications of the Service itself and in collaboration with research groups and hospital services.
Attached to the eCore Personalized Medicine, Innovative Diagnostics, Molecular Imaging . Digital Health of VHIR.
I am president of the Catalan Clinical Laboratory Science Association (since June 2021) and member of the Hormone Commission (since 2011) and of the Executive Committee (since 2018) of the Spanish Society of Medicine of the Laboratory (SEQCML).

Docent Activity:
I am currently Associate Professor of the Autonomous University of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Medicine Biochemistry Unit.
I am participating in the postgraduate doctoral thesis management of the Biochemistry Service.
Roser Ferrer Costa


Cross-departmental services


Head of Department

Vall Hebron Institut de Recerca

Head of group

Clinical Biochemistry, Drug Delivery & Therapy (CB-DDT)

Related news

Related professionals

Subscribe to our newsletters and be a part of Vall d'Hebron Campus

Select the newsletter you want to receive:

By accepting these conditions, you are agreeing to the processing of your personal data for the provision of the services requested through this portal, and, if necessary, for any procedures required by the administrations or public bodies involved in this processing, and their subsequent inclusion in the aforementioned automated file. You may exercise your rights to access, rectification, cancellation or opposition by writing to web@vallhebron.cat, clearly stating the subject as "Exercising of Data Protection Rights".
Operated by: Vall d’Hebron University Hospital Foundation – Research Institute.
Purpose: Manage the user’s contact information.
Legitimisation: Express acceptance of the privacy policy.
Rights: To access, rectify, and delete personal information data, as well to the portability thereof and to limit and/or oppose their use.
Source: The interested party themselves.