Juan F. Garcia
Juan F. García, MD, PhD, is the Head of the Pathology Department at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center España in Madrid since September 2005. He obtained his MD degree from the Medical Faculty of the Universidad de Alcalá de Henares (Madrid, 1992) and his PhD degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (First Class Honors, 2002). He trained in Pathology at the Hospital Virgen de la Salud in Toledo (1997), and carried out his doctoral and postdoctoral work in basic laboratory research at the Genetic Laboratory of the Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo (between 1998-2000) and as a visiting scientist at the Pathology Department, National Cancer Institute (Bethesda, 2000). From 2000-2005 he worked at the Spanish National Cancer Center (CNIO) as a Senior Researcher of the Lymphoma Group, Molecular Pathology Program. During this time his work focused on the cell and molecular biology of Hodgkin Lymphoma and the development of predictive markers of therapy, with important contributions on this disease and other lymphoproliferative disorders. Since 2005 he maintains a position as Associate Researcher of the Lymphoma Group. Member of several scientific associations (Sociedad Española de Anatomía Patológica/SEAP, European Association for Haematopathology/AEHP, American Society for Investigative Pathology/ASIP) and reviewer of several international scientific journals (Blood, American Journal of Pathology, Histopathology, FEBS letters, Cancer Research, Clinical Cancer Research,...). He has authored more than 70 scientific articles in Peer Review International Journals and book chapters, mainly focused on Hematopahology, Clinical and Surgical Pathology, Immunology, and Methods for Molecular Pathology Laboratories.
Biography Updated on 27 June 2010