Manuel Monreal is Full Professor of Vascular Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, Universidad Autónoma in Barcelona, and has also been Head of Internal Medicine at the Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol in Barcelona, Spain, since 1983 to 2018.
Professor Monreal undertook his medical training at the Faculty of Medicine, Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona, obtaining his degree in 1975, and then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at the Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebrón in Barcelona.
Professor Monreal has authored or co-authored more than 400 articles and has presented numerous lectures on the study and treatment of venous thromboembolism, peripheral artery disease and related topics. Professor Monreal has published articles in prominent journals including Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Chest, Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, The American Journal of Medicine, Archives of Internal Medicine and Thrombosis and Haemostasis. In addition, Professor Monreal is Coordinator of the Registro Informatizado de la Enfermedad Trombo Embólica (RIETE) registry.
Professor Monreal is a founding member and trustee of the Fundación para el Estudio de la Enfermedad Tromboembólica (FUENTE), president of the Spanish Society to study on Vascular Medicine, and member of several important societies, including the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and the Mediterranean League Against Thromboembolism.