International Psoriasis Council

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.

Advancing Knowledge. Enhancing Care.





Hospital Ramón y Cajal
2021 Fellow
Alvaro González-Cantero, MD, PhD, works as a dermatologist at the Department of Dermatology of the Ramón y Cajal University Hospital in Madrid, Spain, where he combines patient care with research. He received his PhD in psoriasis and comorbidities in 2019 at the University of Castilla la Mancha. He has special interest in increasing the knowledge of the relationship between psoriasis and atherosclerosis. He is the principal investigator for a cohort study to investigate the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying cardiovascular comorbidity in psoriasis. His research on cardiovascular comorbidities and systemic inflammation in psoriasis has been published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology and Plos One and his presentations on the topic have received excellency awards on several occasions in different scientific meetings. As an IPC 2021 Fellow, Dr. González-Cantero studied with Joel Gelfand of the University of Pennsylvania in the United States and attended the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting.
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