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Prof. Angel Carracedo

Angel Carracedo
Director of the Galician Foundation of Genomic Medicine
Professor of Legal Medicine
Santiago de Compostela University
Prof. Angel Carracedo graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Medicine from Santiago de Compostela University (USC), Spain then he took his Master's degree in Human Genetics from the Uppsala University, Sweden.
Later on, he finished his PhD degree in Clinical and Forensic Genetics also from USC. Prof. Angel Carracedo is currently the Director of the Galician Foundation of Genomic Medicine and a Professor of Legal Medicine in Santiago de Compostela University, Spain. He also heads the Institute of Forensic Sciences in USC.
Most of Prof. Carracedo's recent research is concentrated in the genetics of Mendelian and complex traits, including pharmacogenomics, although he still has some activity in forensic and population genetics. He has been honoured with several awards and distinctions including Jaime I Award which is considered as the most important scientific award in Spain, Adelaide Medal (the most important scientific award in Forensic Science), Galien Medal, Medal Castelao , Medal of Galicia, Medal to the Police merit, Galician Prize of Research, various prizes from foundations and scientific societies. Doctor Honoris Causa for different universities in Europe and the Americas.
Prof. Carracedo has published 10 books and over 462 papers in scientific journals with the majority in prestigious Clinical and Molecular Genetics including Nature, Nature Genetics, Science, PNAS, Oncogene, Human Mutation, Human Molecular Genetics, Biochemical separation methods, Human Population Genetics and Forensics (American Journal of Human Genetics, Gene, European Journal of Human Genetics, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Human Heredity). He is regularly invited as a keynote speaker at meetings, workshops and symposia in virtually all European and North & South American countries, Japan, Australia and other countries.
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