PhD Francisco Álvarez Menéndez
Scientific Advisor Healthsens
Current category: Full profesor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology linked to Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias (HUCA) (until 31/08/2020). Director of Laboratory Medicine at HUCA (until 31/08/2020).
Stay abroad: Two and a half years as a postdoc stay at National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Bethesda) (1984-1985) and Baylor College of Medicine (Houston) (1989-1990).
Two and a half years as a Visiting Professor at Washington University (1992-1993, 1995-1996 and 4 months in 1997).
Director of 20 Doctoral Thesis and 9 Research Seminars.
More than 100 published papers in international journals.
Vicepresident of the Spanish Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Pathology (SEQC), now days Laboratory Medicine, (2003-2007).
President of the same Society (2007-2015).
President of Jose Luis Cstaño´s Foundation (2007-2015)
President of the Scientific Committee at the National Conferences of the SEQC (2004-2006) as well as the I and II Conferences of Cinical Laboratory (2007-2008).
SEQC´s Representative in the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry (IFCC) (2003-2015).
Member of the National Committee of Clinical Biochemistry (2007-2014).
Member of the Foundation of Tecnology and Health Patronage (2008-2015)
Member of the Scientific Board of the Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine Journal (2010-2015).
Advisor of the Exam of Internal Resident Chemists (QIR) (2007-Actualidad).
He has received different awards among which stands out the Scientific Committee of the Spanish Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (2019).