Infectious Diseases Service at the Hospital Ramón i Cajal, HIV Unit. Spain
Physician assistant at the Infectious Diseases Service of the Hospital Ramón i Cajal, HIV Unit, with interest in research about the persistence of immunological alterations in patients with HIV and antiretroviral treatment. Postdoctoral stay at University of San Francisco, California. During the past years, he has been interested in researching the role of the interactions between the microbiome and the mucosa immunity in the pathogeny of chronic inflammation. He is coordinator of an international project (Horizon 2020) dedicated to learning the impact of the microbiome in HIV infection. He participates in academic activities at the Alcalá de Henares University, coordinating the Red de Investigación del SIDA (AIDS Research Network) workshop “Microbiome and vaccines” and in the role of experts for the writing of antiretroviral treatment guides of the Spanish group for the study of AIDS (GeSIDA). Dr. Serrano belongs to the ACTG Microbiome HIV Focus Group and usually contributes as a scientific paper supervisor and scientific project evaluation in national and international calls.