Head of the Infectious Diseases Department
Hospitals Universitaris Arnau de Vilanova & Santa MarÃa at Lleida, Spain
Dr. Pere Domingo is currently Head of the Infectious Diseases Department at Hospitals Universitaris Arnau de Vilanova & Santa María at Lleida, Spain. He is also Professor of Medicine at the University of Lleida. He graduated with honours in the University of Barcelona in 1980 and achieved his PhD degree in the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1993 (Magna cum laude). He has been devoted to infectious diseases and HIV-1 infection since 1989. His previous position was as Senior Consultant and HIV/AIDS Program Director at the Infectious Diseases Unit of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, in Barcelona, from 1998 to 2016. He has been Associate Professor of Medicine at the Medicine School (Autonomous University of Barcelona) from 1994 to 2016. He has authored or co-authored more than 600 scientific papers and more than 100 book chapters. He has been the speaker in more than 500 meetings or congresses, and is currently reviewer for more than 50 international journals, international agencies, and international meetings and conferences. He is now member of 7 Editorial Boards of medical journals. Dr. Domingo is expert member of the Spanish Medicines Agency and of the European Medicines Agency. His main research interests are antiretroviral therapy and its complications, especially fat redistribution syndromes, metabolic alterations, insulin resistance, cardiovascular risk, and early senescence, but also meningococcal disease and bacterial meningitis in adults. Dr. Domingo is the past President of the Spanish AIDS study group (2011-2013), of the Spanish Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology. He currently coordinates evaluation of research projects in the area of Clinical Medicine and Epidemiology for the Spanish National Evaluation Agency.
Bacterial meningitis,Meningococcal disease,HIV infection