J. F. San Miguel

University Hospital of Salamanca, Spain

J. F. San-Miguel is a Professor of medicine (haematology), and the Head of the Haematology Department at the University Hospital of Salamanca, Spain. He studied medicine at the University of Navarra, Spain, and completed his residency in haematology/internal medicine at the University Hospital of Salamanca. In 1980, after obtaining his Ph.D. degree, he undertook a postdoctoral fellowship at the Leukaemia Unit of Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, UK. Professor San Miguel is a Member of the Advisory Board of the International Myeloma Foundation, the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, and Carreras Foundation, and a Board Member of the Spanish Hematology and Genome Foundations as well as an editorial board member of several scientific journals (including Haematologica/The Hematology Journal). He has served as the Vice Director of the Cancer Research Center, Salamanca, Spain, and as the Chairman of the Spanish Myeloma Group (GEM). He organized the IXth International Myeloma Workshop held at Salamanca (23–27 May 2003). He served at the European Association as a Board Councillor, and Chairman of the Scientific Committee for the 9th Congress (2004). He received more than 10 prizes including the Waldenström Award in 2007 and the Spanish prizes on both oncology and translational research. He published more than 400 original papers in international journals. His areas of interest include multiple myeloma, the biology of leukaemic cells and their prognostic implications, and minimal residual disease.

Biography Updated on 3 August 2008

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