Angel Lanas, MD, D. Sc

Professor of Medicine
Chairman. Digestive Disease Service
University Hospital
Zaragoza, Spain

Angel Lanas is Professor of Medicine of the University of Zaragoza, Vice-Dean for Research Affairs at the Medical School of Medicine University of Zaragoza, Chairman of the Digestive Diseases Service at the University Hospital “Lozano Blesa” of Zaragoza, Spain and Scientific Director of the Aragón Health Research Institute.

Professor Angel Lanas received his medical degree from the University of Zaragoza, Spain in 1984 and did his postgraduate training in internal medicine-gastroenterology at the University Hospital at Zaragoza and was visiting professor to the Department of Gastroenterology at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama, USA since November 1989 to December 1991, where he worked with Professor Basil Hirschowitz. Professor Lanas joined the faculty at University of Zaragoza in 1992.

Among other associations he is member and International Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association, member of the General Assembly of the United European Gastroenterology Federation and the Spanish Association of Gastroenterology (AEG). He was president of the AEG for 4 years and now is the President of the AEG Foundation.

Dr. Lanas is actively involved in both clinical and basic investigation re