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biomedical researcher

Antonio Fontanellas, Spanish biomedical researcher. Achievements include research in Fluorescence-based selection of retrovirally transduced cells in erythropoietic porphyrias: direct selection based on the expression of the therapeutic gene. Member of Spanish Association of Porphyria, Gene Therapy Research Group.

Background

Fontanellas, Antonio was born on October 11, 1963 in Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain. Son of Ramón Fontanellas and Montserrat Romá.

Education

Biology degree, University Complutense, Madrid, 1989. Master in Statistics Methods in Biomedicine, University Autonoma, Barcelona, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University Complutense, Madrid, 1994.

Career

Principal investigator Research Center Hospital 12 Octubre, Madrid, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Fluorescence-based selection of retrovirally transduced cells in erythropoietic porphyrias: direct selection based on the expression of the therapeutic gene.

Membership

Member of Spanish Association of Porphyria, Gene Therapy Research Group.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Diving, basketball, tennis, travel, chess.

Connections

Married Géraldine Defontaine, January 16, 1967. Children: Esteban Gabriel, Claire Ariane.

father:
Ramón Fontanellas

mother:
Montserrat Romá

spouse:
Géraldine Defontaine

children:
Esteban Gabriel Fontanellas

Claire Ariane Fontanellas