Josep M Cruzado, MD, PhD is chief of the Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation, Hospital de Bellvitge in Barcelona, Spain, and Professor of Nephrology at Universitat de Barcelona. He has published over 230 articles in peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Cruzado was Research Coordinator of the Spanish Society of Nephrology from 2008 until 2014 as well as Coordinator of Spanish Renal Transplantation Working Group from 2012 to 2014. Dr Cruzado was President of the Research Committee at Bellvitge Hospital and Board Member of the ERA-EDTA scientific working group Diabesity. Since 2015, he also serves as Associate Editor in the American Journal of Transplantation and Clinical Kidney Journal. Dr Cruzado was Council Member of the Catalan Transplantation Society (2016-2019) and since 2018 is Council Member of the Spanish Transplantation Society. He is currently President of the Catalan Society of Nephrology. He was awarded the Fundación Renal Ínigo Álvarez de Toledo Prize for Clinical Investigation in 2013 and 2017.
His research interests focus on renal transplantation, kidney regeneration and diabetic kidney disease. His investigations on HCV infection in kidney allograft recipients were translated into clinical practice.