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Barcelona, Spain
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Educational and working history in medicine 

1987-1993

Graduated in Medicine, University of Valladolid.

6th course at the Universitá degli Studi di Perugia (Italia), ERASMUS.

1995-1998

Fellowship in Nephrology at the Nephrology Unit of the Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid.

1998-1999

“Research fellow” at the Nephrology and Transplantation Units of the Massachusetts General Hospital- Harvard Medical School (Boston, USA) studying the humoral response after renal transplantation.

June 2002

PhD in Medicine at the University of Barcelona, Spain.

           

1999 - 2000

Nephrologist at the National Organization for Transplantation (Madrid, Spain).

2000 - 2006

Clinical nephrologist and researcher at the Renal Transplant Unit, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Spain.

2004 - 2005

Clinical Nephrologist at Fundación Puigvert-Hospital San Pau, Spain.

2006 - 2016

Clinical Nephrologist and researcher at Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain.

2016 - NOW

Head of the Transplant Unit, Researches, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain.

Scientific Activity

  • Chapters in scientific books: 8
  • Articles in scientific journals: 60
  • Communications in international meetings: 61
  • Communications in national meetings over 100
  • Speaker at courses and meetings: 50
  • Moderation in symposia: 30

Participation in studies and trials

  • Research project on “The role of anti-HLA donor-specific antibodies early after renal transplantation” at the Massachusetts General Hospital granted by Fundación LAIR.
  • “Observational studies on acute humoral responses after transplantation” at the Renal Transplant Unit, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona (2000-06).
  • “Study of endothelial dysfunction in renal transplantation related to immunosuppressive treatment”, at the Hospital Clinic de Barcelona. Granted by the MARATÓN project (2000-05).
  • “Study of endothelial dysfunction in chronic renal failure and changes after renal transplantation” at Hospital Clinic de Barcelona. Granted by the MARATÓN project (2000-05).
  • “Development of MICA antibodies after renal transplantation” Hospital Clinic, Barcelona (2005-2007).
  • Principal investigator: “Chronic humoral response after renal transplantation”, Hospital del Mar (2006-). Approved by the local Investigator Committee.
  • Coinvestigator: “Monitoring humoral and cell immune response in renal transplantation and clinical correlation” with public funding (FIS PI 10/01370).
  • Principal investigator & Coordinator: Spanish Registry for Humoral Rejection after Renal Transplantation.
  • Principal investigator and coordinator: “MOMO study. Humoral monitoring after immunosupressive treatment modification in kidney and heart transplantation”.
  • Coordinator and PI: Study on the contribution of NK cells on chronic rejection in kidney transplantation in response to donor-specific HLA antibodies, mismatching and CMV infection. Competitive funding (Marato 2013-2015)
  • Coinvestigator: “A prospective analysis of humoral and cellular response in kidney transplantation and its impact in chronic renal allograft dysfunction” with public funding (FIS PI 13/00598).
  • Principal investigator: ““HLA and non HLA antibodies in the rejection of the kdiney transplant and mechanisms of damage” with public funding (FIS PI16/00617).
  • Co-investigator in several multicenter trials on immunosuppression in transplantation: Prevention of rejection (15), DGF (2) New Onset Diabetes after Kidney Transplantation (1).