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  • Deganat

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Born in Valencia in 1961, graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1985 from the Universitat de València with distinction and obtained his doctorate in 1986 from the same university. He completed his studies in United Kingdom and United States, with stays at the Oxford University (1985-1986) and at the Harvard Medical School (1989-1991). Furthermore, he has been guest lecturer at the Chicago Medical School. He is full university professor in Physiology at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry since the year 2000.

Four recognised six-year periods of research, he has directed 17 doctoral thesis and his h-index is of 42. He has published over 170 articles in international journals with over 6,000 citations and various patents. He is a founding member of a UV’s spin-off. His research field is the oxidative stress and its epigenetic regulation with special attention in the physiopathology of the rare diseases. He is the group leader at CIBER (Centre of Biomedical Research Network) and runs a research microcluster at VLC Campus.

He has been a research coordinator of his department, director of the Central Unit for Research in Medicine, vice-dean of research and he is elected member of the claustrum and of the Governing Council of the university.

He is vice-president of the Governing Board of INCLIVA, member of the advisory board of the Valencian Foundation for Advanced Studies and of the committee of experts of the Príncipe Felipe Science Museum. He has been secretary of the Society for Free Radical Research (SFRR-Europe) and has received several awards.

Contact data:

Institution: Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Street: Av. Blasco Ibáñez, 15.
Zip Code and Location: 46010 (València)
Phone:  9638 64151
Fax: 9638 64173
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