Josep Maria Llibre
Fundació Lluita contra la Sida Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Spain.
Dr. Josep M Llibre, M.D., Ph.D, is Physician and Clinical Researcher at the Fight AIDS Foundation (Fundació Lluita contra la SIDA) in the HIV Unit of the Germans Trias i Pujol University Hospital. He received his MD from the University of Barcelona; he specialized in Internal medicine and obtained his PhD by Autònoma University of Barcelona with a research on the Clinical impact of HIV resistance to non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. His main fields of interest in HIV Medicine include the clinical implications of HIV-1 resistance, HIV-1 antiretroviral treatment clinical trials (both in naïve and pretreated patients), with special interest on drug efficacy, pharmacoeconomics, and basic research in HIV-1 reservoirs and residual viral replication in treated patients with virological suppression. He is a member of the Panel of the Spanish Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines, and a Consultant of the Catalan Health Service in antiretroviral treatment. He collaborates on peer reviewing with many top medical journals. He lectures and is involved in HIV Medical Educational training both in Spain and in European Countries. Dr. Llibre has published widely on journals and book chapters on clinical aspects of HIV-1 treatment and care, HIV-1 resistance, clinical reviews, positioning papers, and treatment intensification strategies, and participated in many pivotal clinical trials. He has also published in basic science investigation journals like Nature Med, Science, and PLoS Pathogens.