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Medical researcher

Carlos Simon, Spanish medical researcher. Achievements include invention of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (Illinois-1ra) as a new method of contraception; patents for in vitro fertilization methods and kit; patents for methods and compositions relating to embryonic stem cell lines; patents for the use of dopamine to treat endometriosis; patents for the use of dopamine to prevent ovarian hyperstimulation.

Background

Simon, Carlos was born on March 8, 1961 in Buñol, Spain. Son of Antonio Simon and Carmen Valles.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, School Medicine, University Valencia, Spain, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine and Surgery, School Medicine, University Valencia, Spain, 1987. Academico correspondiente, Royal Medicine Academy Valencia, 2005.

Career

Assistant professor obstetrics-gynecology School Medicine, University Valencia, 1991—1991, associate professor obstetrics-gynecology, 1994—2007, professor obstetrics-gynecology, since 2007. Science director Institute Valenciano de Infertilidad. University Valencia, since 1994.

Science director and board member Foundation Institute Valenciano de Infertilidad, since 1994. Director Valencia stem cell bank Prince Felipe Research Center, since 2004, coordinator department regenerative medicine, 2005—2007. Member expert advisory panel on reproductive medicine International Federation Ob-Gyn., Geneva, 1997—2007.

Member International Committee Society Gynecological Investigation, Washington, 1997—2007, member educational committee, 2008. Member human reproduction program World Health Organization, Geneva, 1998—2007, adviser, science and ethical review group. Spanish representative European Society Human Reproduction and Embryology, Grimbergen, Belgium, 2000—2002, member department endometriosis, endometrium special interest group, 2002—2003, deputy special interest group in stem cells, since 2008.

Secretary treasurer reproductive immunology special interest group American Society Reproductive Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama, 2002—2003, president reproductive immunology special interest group, Alabama, 2004—2005, member international advisory committee, since 2007. Member science committee International Federation Fertility Societies, Mount Royal, New Jersey, 2004—2007. Member science advisory board ANECOVA, Geneva, since 2006.

Co-founder and chairman science and medical advisory board StemLifeLine, Inc., San Carlos, California, since 2006. Member steering committee and advisory board European Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry, since 2007. Member executive committee International Society Gynecological Endocrinology, Geneva, since 2008.

Member science committee honor Gynecological Endocrinology Latin - American Association, since 2008. Consultant council healthcare advisors Gerson Lehrman Group, Austin.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (Illinois-1ra) as a new method of contraception. Patents for in vitro fertilization methods and kit. Patents for methods and compositions relating to embryonic stem cell lines.

    Patents for the use of dopamine to treat endometriosis. Patents for the use of dopamine to prevent ovarian hyperstimulation.

Connections

Married Diana Valbuena. Children: Carlos, Blanca, Oscar, Diana.

father:
Antonio Simon

mother:
Carmen Valles

spouse:
Diana Valbuena

children:
Carlos Simon

Blanca Simon

Oscar Simon

Diana Simon