Lluis Masana

Born in Barcelona. He obtained his MD degree in 1976 and PhD in 1980 at Barcelona Autonomous University. Specialist in Internal Medicine (Valle Hebron Hospital-Barcelona) (1981). Post doc in Lipid Metabolism Disturbances (1983-1984). Saint Thomas Hospital Medical School-London. Chemical Pathology Department (Prof Barry Lewis): “Lipoprotein kinetics and LDL receptors”. Director of the “Lipid and Arteriosclerosis Research Unit” and Head of “Vascular Medicine and Metabolism Unit”; Saint Joan University Hospital in Reus since 1985. Chair of Medicine at Rovira i Virgili University since 1991. Director of Research: Saint Joan University Hospital. Reus: (Since 2009). President of the Spanish Arteriosclerosis Society (2000-2004). Member of the Executive Committee of European Atherosclerosis Society (2009-2012). His fields of interest are lipid metabolisms alterations mainly in diabetes and cardiovascular disease and genetic alterations. Author of more than 350 research publications (PubMed: Masana L). Director of more than 30 PhD projects. Cofounder of Biosferteslab, (www.biosferteslab.com) a university spin-off devoted to fluids and tissue metabolomic studies by NMR.

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