Bachelor’s degree in Medicine by the University of Cantabria (1989). Training in Immunology since 1991 to 1994. Specialist’s degree in Immunology (1994), at the Hospital Universitario Marqués de Valdecilla (Santander, Spain). PhD Degree (Doctoral Thesis: Immunogenetics of Pulmonary Tuberculosis: Influence of Major Histocompatibility Complex Polymorphisms, KIR Genes Repertoire and Other Genes from The Immune System).
Immunogenetics of Pulmonary Tuberculosis mainly focused in genetic variations related with susceptibility or resistance to Mtb infection and the role of ethnicity. Primary Immunodeficiencies (diagnosis and treatment). Histocompatibility (HLA & disease / KIR genes & disease) and Immunogenetics of immune-mediated diseases.