Ricardo J. Bosch

Universidad de Alcalá
, Spain


Professor Bosch received his medical degree from the National University of La Plata, Argentina in 1977. He then continued in Buenos Aires as a Resident in Internal Medicine at Castex Hospital, completing his training as a Fellow in Nephrology at the Jiménez Díaz Foundation, Madrid, Spain. During this period he also conducted research on the pathogenesis of the alteration of cellular ion transport in patients with chronic renal failure. The results of these studies were submitted as a doctoral thesis at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 1989. Dr. Bosch then spent several years as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he got involved in a project to introduce foreign genes into the mammalian kidney. Moreover, he also studied the involvement of cytokines in renal pathology. Currently Dr. Bosch is professor and Chairman of the Department of Physiology, University of Alcalá, Spain. Dr Bosch´s laboratory is devoted to renal physiology and experimental nephrology. His main areas of interest are diabetic nephropathy and acute renal injury.

Biography Updated on 18 October 2012

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