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Dubai Critical Care Conference26th - 28th February, 2016

Dr. Antonio Artigas

Dr.Antonio Artigas
Dr. Antonio Artigas

Dr. Antonio Artigas

Director of Critical Care Center at Sabadell University Hospital, Sabadell, Spain.
Professor and Director of Applied Physiology
Chair at Parc Tauli University Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona.
Director of Acute Respiratory Failure and Sepsis Research program
Barcelona , Spain

Dr. Antonio Artigas is Director of Critical Care Center at Sabadell University Hospital, Sabadell, Spain. He is critical care specialist since 1982 and Professor and Director of Applied Physiology Chair at Parc Tauli University Institute, Autonomous University of Barcelona since 2002. He is Director of Acute Respiratory Failure and Sepsis Research program in the Department of Medicine and member at the Spanish Research Network of Respiratory Diseases CIBERes. His clinical and translational research focuses on pathophysiological mechanisms, treatment and outcome of sepsis and ALI/ARDS and has participated in several multicenter trials. Dr. Artigas research is supported by grants from the EU and the Spanish Research Agency and he is participating actively in the Surviving Sepsis Campaing and the Global Sepsis Alliance.

He has been a member of ATS and an active member of the Critical Care Assembly since 1990 and has served on different committees: Long Range Committee (1994-1998), Critical Care Program Committee (2009-2011), International Conference Committee (2001-2003) and he co-chaired with Gordon Bernard the American-European ALI/ARDS Consensus Conferences. He has also served in the Executive Committee of the European Society of Critical Care and the French Society of Critical Care. He is currently the chairman of Respiratory Critical Care HERMES programme of the European Respiratory Society and the chairman of EDUSEPSIS programme.

Dr. Artigas co-organized with Michael Niederman and Jean Carlet the annual International Symposium on Infections in the Critically Ill Patients and was president of the 6th European Congress on Intensive Care Medicine in Barcelona 1992 and founding and honorary member of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. Dr. Artigas received many research grants and published more than 150 studies in first quartile scientific journals with more than 12,000 citations and HR index 40.