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Entomologist , consultant , Medical researcher

Ricardo Molina, Spanish medical researcher, consultant, entomologist. Member of Spanish Society Tropical Medicine (associate).

Background

Molina, Ricardo was born on July 17, 1953 in Madrid, Spain. Son of Ricardo Molina and Concepción Moreno.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Complutense Madrid, 1994.

Career

Research technician Institute Salud Carlos III, Majadahonda, Spain, 1979—1985, research assistant, 1985—2003, head medical entomology laboratory, since 2003. Consulting Ministry of Health, Madrid, since 1994. Contributor World Health Organization.

Collaborating Center Leishmaniasis, Geneva, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Demonstration of anthroponotic transmission model of leishmaniasis in Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Leishmania co-infected patients. Research in Human visceral leishmaniasis: Demonstration of the infectivity of blood from Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Leishmania infantum co-infected patients. Research in Human visceral leishmaniasis: Demonstration of the infectivity of blood from Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Leishmania infantum co-infected patients stored in the blood bank during 8 days.

    Research in Canine leishmaniasis: Demonstration of the epidemiological role of asymptomatic dogs in the transmission of leishmaniasis.

Membership

Member of Spanish Society Tropical Medicine (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, music, tennis.

Connections

Married Pilar Alonso. Children: Adriana, Ignacio.

father:
Ricardo Molina

mother:
Concepción Moreno

spouse:
Pilar Alonso

child:
Adriana Molina

child:
Ignacio Molina