Dr. Francisco Javier Batlle Fonrodona

Patrono de la RFVE

Retired since 2014. He has continued participating as a Senior Investigator og INIBIC (Research Institute of Complexo Hospitalario de A Coruña, Spain)

Previous positions:

  • Chairman, Department of Hemathology and Hemotherapy, Complejo Hospitalario  Universitario   A Coruña,  A Coruña. SPAIN. Since 1987 until December 2014.
  • Associate Professor,  Department of Medicine.  University of Santiago de Compostela. Spain. 1989-2014.
  • Doctor in Medicine, University of Salamanca, Spain 
  • Professor of Medicine of the   School of Medicine, University of Salamanca, Spain until 1987.
  • Visiting Investigator, Department of Molecular    Immunology,  Scripps Clinic and Research    Foundation, La Jolla, California, USA. (1980-82).
  • Has participated in different clinical trials, specially on haemophilia.
  • He is member of the European Union Von Willebrand disease (EU-VWD Group.

Current research projects:    

(1)  Study of von Willebrand factor and their inherited and acquired abnormalities.
(2)  Genetic analysis of von Willebrand factor gene in von Willebrand disease.
(3)  Principal Investigator of Spanish Team of   the Molecular and Clinical Markers in the Diagnosis and Management of type 1 von Willebrand disease  (MCMDM-1VWD)  European Union Project (Director Prof. Ian R. Peake, Sheffield, UK).