Francisco J. Blanco, MD, MSc, PhD

INIBIC – Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de A Coruña

Prof. Blanco is Chief of the Clinical and Translational Rheumatology at the University Hospital A Coruña (Spain), Scientific Director of the Biomedical Research Institute of A Coruña (INIBIC) and full Professor of Rheumatology at the University of A Coruña (UDC). He studied Medicine at the USC and completed the Rheumatology speciality at the Hospital 12 de Octubre in Madrid. He was Research Fellow at UCSD-La Jolla-California. Currently, he leads the Rheumatology Research Group (GIR) at INIBIC. One of his lines of research is the Search for Biomarkers for Diagnosis, Prognosis and Evaluation of the Therapeutic Response of OA.