Professor Javier Corral received his PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Salamanca in 1992.
From 1992 to 1995 he was post-doctoral fellow at the Medical Research Council and Laboratory of Molecular Biology, PNAC Division, at Cambridge (UK). Coming back to Spain, from 1996 to 2001 he worked as post-doctoral Scientist at the University of Murcia/SMS, until he moved again to the UK, becoming fellow of the department of Haematology, Trinity College, and scientific visitor of the Welcome Trust Centre, CIMR, at the University of Cambridge. Since 2002 Prof. Corral works at the University of Murcia (Spain), where in 2006 was appointed to his current position as Professor of Experimental Hematology at the Department of Medicine.
He is author of 215 articles in peer-reviewed journals. His publications have more than 8840 citations (Hirsch’s index 49), and is leading a research group on hemostasia and thrombosis, which includes 2 postdoc, 3 Ph.D.-students and 1 technician. He has supervised 19 PhD.
Prof. Corral is member of the Medicine Academy of Murcia, belongs to the editorial board of different journals, and has been vice-president of the Spanish Society of Thrombosis and Hemostasis (SETH) for 8 years. Moreover, he is Head of CIBERER research group U765
He belongs to the Thrombosis Variant Curation Expert Panel from the ClinGen Project (NCBI, USA), and is Co-chair of the SSC Subcommittee on Physiological Anticoagulants and Thrombophilia of the ISTH.
Prof. Corral is expert in hemostatic serpins, particularly in antithrombin, and is considered the world leading expert in antithrombin deficiency (http://expertscape.com/ex/antithrombin+iii+deficiency)