José M. Gatell

Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, HIVACAT

Dr. José M. Gatell obtained his medical degree and PhD from the University of Barcelona. He initially trained in Internal Medicine and subsequently trained in Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School, Boston) and in the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona. He is currently Senior Consultant & Head of Infectious Diseases & AIDS Units at the Hospital Clinic and Professor of Medicine at the University of Barcelona.

Dr. Gatell’s research interests include clinical investigation of new antivirals, response to the treatment of patients in early stages of HIV-1 disease and immunereconstitution. He has also carried out research in endocarditis, tuberculosis and other opportunistic infections associated with parenteral drug addiction and AIDS. He has coordinated several international studies on antivirals and on tuberculosis and served as a member of the EuroSIDA Steering Committee.

Dr. Gatell is Associate Editor of several Spanish and international journals including Clinical Infectious Diseases, Antiviral Therapy, HIV Medicine, HIV Clinical Trials, J AIDS and Medicina Clinica.