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Josep M ArgilÃ©s
Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of Cancer
University of Barcelona, Spain
Dr. Josep M. Argilés obtained his Doctorate from the University of Barcelona in 1981. He then became Lecturer in Biochemistry and carried out postdoctoral work on acetone metabolism in mammals. In 1987 he undertook further postdoctoral training in the Laboratory of Metabolism and Molecular Biology at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. in 1988, he became interested in the modulation of the host response by and went to the Metabolic Research Laboratory, radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford, UK to work on the metabolic effects of tumour necrosis factor and other cytokines. At present he is Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular biology at the Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Spain being the leader of a research group interested in cancer cachexia.