José M. Miró






José M. Miró


Dr. José M. Miró is currently Senior Consultant of Infectious Diseases at the Hospital Clinic – IDIBAPS of Barcelona, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Barcelona, and Director of the Master on AIDS of the University of Barcelona.

His research fields are two: infective endocarditis and HIV/AIDS: In the endocarditis field he is evaluating new antibiotics for the treatment of endocarditis caused by multi-drug resistant Gram positive bacteria in the experimental endocarditis model and is doing epidemiological and prognostic studies with local, Spanish (GAMES) and International (ICE) cohorts. He is also conducting clinical trials on Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcal bacteremia/endocarditis.

In the HIV/AIDS field his research is focused on epidemiological studies in HIV cohorts, primary HIV-1 infection, tuberculosis and other opportunistic Infections, clinical trials in advanced patients and solid organ transplantation in HIV-1 infected patients. He has published more than 700 articles in peer-review journals (h-index 61).

He was President of the following societies: the “Spanish Working Group on AIDS” (GESIDA) from 1998 to 1999; the Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Society of Catalonia (SCMIMC) from 2005 to 2007; and the Spanish Society of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology Society (SEIMC) from 2013 to 2015. He was HIV/AIDS Editor of the Spanish Journal of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology (2002-14).

Dr. Miro is a researcher of EuroSIDA, COHERE, ART-CC and Euro-TB, he is co-chair of the Catalonian and Balearic Islands PISCIS cohort, co-chair of the Barcelona Site of the
Tuberculosis Trials Consortium of the CDC (Atlanta, GA) and member of the expert panels on the Spanish ART Guidelines and the Spanish (GESIDA), European (EACS) and American (NIH, CDC, IDSA) opportunistic infections panels and the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) infective endocarditis panels.

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