Julio Pascual is the Head, Nephrology Dept and Kidney Transplantation, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, and Associate Professor, Universidad Autónoma, Barcelona, Spain. He is also the Chief of the Kidney Diseases Research Group at the Biomedical Research Park in Barcelona.
He undertook his residency at the Department of Nephrology, Ramón y Cajal Hospital, Madrid, Spain, before becoming a staff member in 1991. Since 1995, he managed the hospitalization unit within the Kidney Transplantation Program at that Hospital, and has had a very active role in the development of new immunosuppressive strategies.
Dr Pascual is author or co-author of more than 500 congress communications and peer-reviewed journal articles, covering all areas of nephrology, and has given up to 200 conferences and invited lectures worldwide. Dr Pascual completed a fellowship in Research and Transplantation at the University of Wisconsin, USA, in 2006-2007.
He is a member of the major nephrology and transplantation societies and is on the editorial boards of several relevant scientific journals. Dr Pascual is currently Deputy Editor of the journal Transplantation Reviews.