CIBERDEM is formed by 31 research groups belonging to different kinds of institutions: university hospitals, universities, Public Research Institutions (PRIs), such as Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII) and the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) (Spanish Council for Scientific Research), and research centres from the Spanish Regions.
A large team of over 350 people work within CIBERDEM, consisting of a large staff of in-house researchers and group members making up CIBERDEM associated staff. This team consists of biomedical, basic and clinical researchers, research technicians and management staff.
The CIBERDEM, which is a CIBER subject area, belongs to this public consortium so it is governed by a Board of Trustees and a Permanent Commission (governing and managing bodies) in which the institutions in the consortium participate.
The organizational structure is based on the strategic objectives and bylaws governing the consortium. The governance and administration of CIBERDEM comprises the following bodies: