Federico Martinón Torres

Area Coordinator A007 - Infectology, Inflammation and Vaccines. Lead researcher of the group C020 - Genetics, Vaccines, Infections and Paedriatics (GENVIP)

MD, PhD, Head of Paediatrics, Director of Translational Paediatrics and Infectious Diseases at the Hospital Clínico Universitario de Santiago (Spain), Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Santiago and Academician of the Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery of Galicia.
His main research interests are: vaccines, infectious diseases, meningococcal disease, host genetics, and biomarkers. He has directly managed or directed as PI more than 50 competitive research projects (2 FP7, 4 H2020 and 3 IMI2), 80 phase I to III vaccine clinical trials, and 25 collaboration grants related to infectious diseases and genomics. It has a cumulative impact factor > 1800 (JCR 2018).