MD-PhD Juan Florencio Macía Núñez

Member of Healthsens Advisory Board

Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Salamanca and Head of the Nephrology section of the Clinical University Hospital of Salamanca. He is also Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the Ben-Gurion University in Negev, Israel and an associate member of “The Interdepartmental Division of Geriatrics”, directed by Rory H. Fischer, of the University of Toronto School of Medicine (Canada). He directs the Biomedical Research Center of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Salamanca and is responsible for the Clinical Research Unit of the Reina Sofía Institute for Nephrological Research (IRSIN) in Salamanca. He has directed 19 doctoral theses. He has been Main Researcher in 24 research projects and has published more than 160 articles in national and international journals on the subjects of Nephrology, Physiology and Pathophysiology of Renal Aging, Aging and Geriatrics and Hypertension. He is the author and co-author of 8 books, 48 ​​scientific chapters including Nephrology and Geriatrics and has participated in more than 160 national and international conferences, as well as guest conferences.