ATLANTES: Human Dignity, Advanced Illness and Palliative Care

Intangible Values

Intangibles de cuidados paliativos

The aim of this research line is to explore the anthropological, historical and ethical aspects of palliative care examining values such as gratitude, compassion and dignity and understanding the essential attributes and values of palliative care.

Among others, the ATLANTES Program carries out the following funded projects:

It has received funding from the EU Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 (grant agreement 825700).

It has received funding from the Fondo de Investigación en Salud del Instituto de Salud Carlos III and the European Regional Development Fund. Ref: PI18/01703.

Recent publications:

Collaborating institutions:

Main Researcher

María ArantzamendiMaría Arantzamendi Solabarrieta
Extension: 803422
Office: 1040 (1st floor, ICS)


Research Team

· María Arantzamendi (ICS)
Alazne Belar (ICS)
Marina Martínez (CUN)
· Ana Carvajal (S.Nursing)

External Collaborators: Carole Robinson (British Columbia), Paula Sapeta (Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco), Nunciata Comoretto (Pontificia Academia para la Vida), Phil Larkin (U. Lausanne), Marcos Lama (Servicio Navarro de Salud), Yolanda Santesteban (HSJD), María del Carmen Lopez (St John’s Hospice).