President of the Fight AIDS Foundation.
Head of the Infectious Diseases Department of the Germans Trial in Pujol Hospital University, Director of the Retrovirology Laboratory IrsiCaixa Foundation and President of the Fight AIDS Foundation. He is also the co-director of the HIVACAT program for the AIDS vaccine program development in Catalonia City of Spain. He received his MD and PhD at the Central University of Catalonia, where he is also an associate professor of Medicine and Chair of the Faculty of AIDS and related illnesses. He is member of EuroSIDA Committee after been member of the Drug Resistance Mutations Group of the Governing Council of the IAS. He also participates in the organizational and scientific committee and scientific committee of several international AIDS and Vaccine conferences. He is on the editorial board of AIDS Journal, HIV Medicine, Expert Review of Clinical Immunology, Future HIV Therapy and Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care. He has received numerous awards among them the “Creu de Sant Jordi” one of the highest civil distinctions awarded the Central University of Catalonia. Also he has been awarded by the Catalan Institute of Health for his lifetime scientific career. In April 2013, he was named Doctor Honoris Causa by the University Carol Davila in Bucharest, Rumania. He has published more than 800 papers in international journals.