MD Degree, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) 1981. Specialist in Nephrology, Hospital “Ramón y Cajal” 1986. Ph. D. degree, UAM (Physiology) 1989. Postdoctoral fellow Brigham & Women´s Hospital, Harvard Medical School 1990-92. Staff member of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) since 1993. Research Professor and Group Leader (Pathophysiology of the vascular endothelium) at Centro de Biologia Molecular “Severo Ochoa” (CBMSO). Director of CBMSO (2012-2014). Member of the board of trustees of the Fundación Renal Iñigo Alvarez de Toledo. President of the Spanish Group of Research in Free Radicals (GEIRLI) from 2004-2007. Coordinator of the CONSOLIDER Program Project “Reactive oxygen species and systems”. Coordinator of the R & D in Biomedicine Program Project FIBROTEAM for the study of Tissue and Organ Fibrosis. Circa 8,000 citations in more than 125 original articles. Personal H-Index = 46 (Jan. 2017). In addition to being Associate Editor of Redox Biology, also a member of the editorial board of the journals Free Radical Biology & Medicine, Free Radical Research, and Nitric Oxide. Evaluator and assessment expert for the principal Funding Agencies in Spain, Argentina, Israel, United Kingdom and the European Commission. Current area of research: Redox Biology and mechanisms of organ fibrogenesis.