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Professor Juan Vicente Esplugues
Editor Biosimilars Module 1
Juan V. Esplugues is Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Valencia and Clinical Pharmacologist at Dr. Peset University Hospital, both in Valencia, Spain. He leads the Digestive and Inflammatory Diseases Research Unit, a large multidisciplinary research group that carries out pharmacological research related to the digestive tract and inflammation.
Professor Esplugues is Vice President of the Scientific Committee of the Foundation for the Promotion of Health and Biomedical Research in the Valencian Community (FISABIO) and leads a research group at the Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red (CIBERehd), a Spanish national network of groups researching hepatic and digestive diseases. Previously, he was the Scientific Coordinator of the Fundación Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC), a government-funded cardiovascular research institute.
Professor Esplugues has published numerous original articles and reviews in prestigious international journals including Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), Immunity, Circulation, Circulation Research, Trends in Pharmacological Sciences, and British Journal of Pharmacology. He has been the Principal Investigator of over 30 national and international research projects.