Alejandro Martín-Malo was born in Santander, Spain, in 1953. Professor Martin-Malo graduated in medicine from the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, in 1976 and went on to specialize in nephrology in 1977 at the Clinica Puerta de Hierro in Madrid. He received the Ph.D. degree from the University of Cordoba, Spain, in 1987. Presently, he is a Professor of medicine at the University of Cordoba and the Chief of Dialysis Unit at Reina Sofia University Hospital, Cordoba, Spain. He has published more than 210 papers, including reviews and book chapters, on various subjects related to nephrology. His research fields include chronic renal failure, dialysis membranes, cell activation, apoptosis, dialysis adequacy, hemodiafiltration, anemia, and mineral metabolism. Professor Martin-Malo is a Member of the American Society of Nephrology, International Society of Nephrology, European Renal Association, and Spanish Society of Nephrology. He is also member of the editorial boards and a reviewer in many journals. He is included in the steering committee of several broad clinical studies. He has been a Member of the European Best Practice Guidelines on Hemodialysis part two and a Member of the Spanish Mineral Metabolism Guidelines. He has received research grants from Fresenius Medical Care, Bellco, Amgen, and from the Spanish National Health Service.
Biography Updated on 8 November 2009