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biomedical researcher

Juan Bernal, Spanish biomedical researcher. Recipient Glaxo prize for biomedical research, 1999, F. Cobos prize, 2000; fellow, National Institutes of Health, 1974-1977. Member European Thyroid Association (executive committee, Sir Charles Harington prize 1980), Spanish Endocrine Society (executive committee, Lilly prize 1997), American Society Neurochem.

Background

Bernal, Juan was born on September 29, 1946 in Moron, Sevilla, Spain. Son of Santiago and Sacramento (Carrasco) Bernal.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Seville, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy, University Madrid, 1974.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow High Council for Science Research, Madrid, 1987-1988, 93-94, staff scientist, 1977-1980, 83-86, head department, since 1989, director of institute, 1997—2001. Postdoctoral fellow University Chicago, 1974-1977. Visiting scientist University Helsinki, 1981-1982, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, 1987-1988, 93-94.

Coordinator for the area of biology and biomedicine Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, since 2001. Consultant advisor Antibioticos Pharma Laboratory, Madrid, 1989-1994.

Membership

Member European Thyroid Association (executive committee, Sir Charles Harington prize 1980), Spanish Endocrine Society (executive committee, Lilly prize 1997), American Society Neurochem.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing.

Connections

Married Seija Saukkonen, September 2, 1975. Children: Elisa, Lucia.

father:
Santiago Bernal

mother:
Sacramento (Carrasco) Bernal

spouse:
Seija Saukkonen

child:
Elisa Bernal

child:
Lucia Bernal