José Manuel Fernández-Real#

Membership Number:6946
Membership type:ORDINARY
Affiliated section(s):PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Main Country of Residence:SPAIN

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2023 Dean, School of Medicine, University of Girona, Spain
  • 2023 Adjunct Honorary Professor, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  • 2021 ICREA Academy Professor, University of Girona, Spain
  • 2018 Director of the Department of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Girona, Spain
  • 2016 Full Professor, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Girona, Spain
  • 2012 Biobank Scientific Director, Girona Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBGI), Spain
  • 2006 Head of Endocrinology and Nutrition Section, Dr. Josep Trueta University Hospital, Spain
  • 2006 Principal Investigator and member of the Steering Committee of the CIBERobn, Spain
  • 1992 Consultant, Department of Endocrinology, Hospital of Girona Dr, Josep Trueta, Spain

Fields of Scholarship
  • Innate immune system, inflammation and metabolic diseases
  • Biology of the adipose tissue
  • The brain as a metabolic organ
  • Computational tools to optimize glycaemic control
  • Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and fatty liver
  • Type 2 genomic/genetic diabetes and obesity (including microRNA and long non-coding RNA)
  • Iron as a modulator of inflammation to metabolic diseases
  • The role of microbiota in obesity and type 2 diabetes

Honours and Awards
  • 2022 Constantes y Vitales Award to the best biomedical publication in Spain.
  • 2021 The ICREA Academy Award from the Generalitat de Catalunya
  • 2021 National Award from the Spanish Society of Diabetes to the Best Basic Researcher of Spain in experimental aspects of diabetes mellitus
  • 2021 Best publication of the year 2020 in the Spanish Society of Diabetes (Cell Metabolism)
  • 2018 Best publication of the year 2017 in the Spanish Society of Diabetes (Nature Medicine)
  • 2016 Best article in Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome Foundation SEEN award (Gut Microbiota Interacts with Brain Microstructure and Function. JCEM)
  • 2016 Best publication of the year 2015 in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (Endocrine Society USA)
  • 2011 Best researcher in Medicine of the "Institut Català de la Salut", an organization composed of >5,000 physisicians
  • 2011 National Award from the Spanish Society of Diabetes to the Best Clinical Researcher of Spain in diabetes mellitus
  • 2005 Excellence in Research, National Academy of Sciences

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