AIDS and HIV Infections

Responsable de Grupo: José Antonio Iribarren, M.D., Ph.D.

Donostialdea IHO
Dr. José Antonio Iribarren Loyarte obtained his Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) in 1981 and is a Doctor in Medicine from the same University in 1990, with special dedication to applied clinical research. He has been a member of the Aids Research Network since 2004 with continued financing since then. Dr. Iribarren is also Leader of the AIDS and HIV Infections Group of the Infectious Diseases Area of the Biodonostia HRI. He is the author or co-author of more than 290 articles published in PubMed and more than 30 chapters of books, the director of 2 doctoral theses and is currently directing another three, with special interest in clinical aspects and the treatment of HIV infection, emerging infections and infections in prosthetic devices.

Strategic Objectives

To improve our patients’ care through applied clinical research in a sustainable framework.

Lines of research

  • HIV:
    • Effectiveness and efficiency of antiretroviral treatment (efficiency, virologic failure, etc.).
    • New care arrangements.
    • Cohort morbidity and mortality.
    • Access to clinical trials.
  • HIV/HVC co-infection:

    • Natural history in the age of TAR.
    • Alternatives to biopsy
    • Effectiveness of treatments.
    • Access to clinical trials.
  • Non-HIV infections:
    • Infective endocarditis.
    • Prosthetic joint infection and other infections of the musculoskeletal system.
    • Access to clinical trials (Clostridium difficile, cellulitis and other organ infections).

Team Members

Name Surname
Center E-mail
Ignacio Álvarez Rodríguez OSI Donostialdea
Harkaitz Azkune Galparsoro OSI Donostialdea
Maria Jesús Bustinduy Odriozola OSI Donostialdea
Xabier Camino Ortiz De Barrón OSI Donostialdea
Mª Pilar Carmona Oyaga OSI Donostialdea
Leire Gil Alonso OSI Donostialdea
Miguel Angel Goenaga Sánchez OSI Donostialdea
Maialen Ibarguren Pinilla OSI Donostialdea
Xabier Kortajarena Urkola OSI Donostialdea
Francisco Rodríguez Arrondo OSI Donostialdea
Miguel Angel Von Wichmann De Miguel OSI Donostialdea

Scientific Output


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