Head of Department Microbiology and infectious Diseases
Hospital General universitario Gregorio Marañón
Patricia Muñoz is currently Professor of Clinical Microbiology Medicine at Universidad Complutense de Madrid and Head of the Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Department of the Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón.
Her main research interests are nosocomial infections, fungal infections, infections in immunocompromised patients, infection in solid organ transplantation, infections in patients after heart surgery, Infectious Endocarditis and infections in patients with acquired immunodeficiency. She has more than 700 publications including articles, books and chapters. Dr. Muñoz has contributed to current prophylaxis policies against Aspergillus, Pneumocystis carinii and toxoplasmosis in heart transplants. Now, she is very active in the field of fast microbiological diagnosis, infectious endocarditis and in optimizing the administration of antifungal drugs.
She is a member of the Spanish Society of Clinical Microbiology and the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID). She is also an active member of different European Study Groups that conduct studies in centres all over Europe. In addition, she coordinates the Endocarditis study group in Spain (GAMES) and is member of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Society of Cardiovascular Infections (SEICAV)
Disclosure: Gilead (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Consultant, Research Grant or Support, Scientific Research Study Investigator, Speakers' bureau; MSD (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Consultant, Research Grant or Support, Scientific Research Study Investigator, Speakers' bureau; Pfizer (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Consultant, Research Grant or Support, Speakers' bureau
Thursday, October 22, 2020
8:10am – 8:30am EDT