Salvador Arias-Santiago

Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves

Dr. Prof. Salvador Arias-Santiago is the Head of the Dermatology Department of the Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves in Granada, Spain, the chief of TECe19-Clinical and Translational Dermatology Research Group, the director of the Tissue Engineering and Cell Production Unit of the Hospital Universitario Virgen de las Nieves, and Professor of Dermatology at the University of Granada. He is also the ex-coordinator of the Epidemiology and Health Promotion group and a member of the Trichology and Psoriasis groups of the Spanish Academy of Dermatology. He has published more than 270 articles indexed in Pubmed with an H index of 23 (WoS). He is the principal investigator of six competitive projects and has participated in more than 12 other projects as a collaborator. He is an associate editor of Actas Dermo-sifiliográficas and was a member of the editorial team of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (2014-2019). He has received numerous research awards. He has experience in the manufacture and clinical use of adipose tissue mesenchymal stem cells in various pathologies (autoimmune diseases, HIV, severe pneumonia Covid-19, GVHD). His team has recently adapted an autologous human skin to Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) for clinical use in patients with severe burns that has been recognised with the Medalla de Andalucía.

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