Dr. Jesús Argente


España



  • Catedrático de Pediatría (UAM)
  • Director, Dept Pediatría (HIUNJS)
  • Director, Laboratorio de Investigación

  • 1980 M.D University of  Zaragoza, Spain) “First Award Summa cum Laude” 
  • 1985 PhD (University of Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain)
  • 1986 “First Award Summa cum Laude” of Doctoral Thesis 
  • 1984 Pediatrician (Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain)
  • 1986 Pediatric Endocrinologist (Hôpital Saint Vincent de Paul, París, France).
  • 1986-1987 Postdoctoral Fulbright Fellow (UVA, Charlottesville, VA, USA) 
  • 1987-1989 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
  • Current position: 1) Full Professor of Pediatrics & Pediatric Endocrinology & Director, Department of Pediatrics (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid); 2) Chairman, Department of Pediatrics & Endocrinology (University Hospital Niño Jesús); 3) Director, Laboratory of Research (growth, obesity, puberty, eating disorders and diabetes); 4) CIBEROBN. Instituto de Salud Carlos III. Madrid. Director, Programme of Childhood Obesity; 5) IMDEA Food Institute. Associate Researcher. 
  • Original articles, reviews, textbook chapters and books: more than 500.
  • ESPE Henning Andersen Prize (Vienna, Austria, 1989)
  • ESPE Young Investigator Award (San Francisco, CA, USA, 1993)
  • ESPE Henning Andersen Prize (Milan, Italy, 2013)
  • ESPE Henning Andersen Prize (Barcelona, Spain, 2015)
  • Member of the Spanish Royal National Academy of Medicine (2018)
  • ESPE Andrea Prader Award (Vienna, Austria, 2019)
  • Visionary Award from the Human Growth Foundation (2020)
  • XVI Hipocrates International Award (2021)
  • Lectures in 35 countries in Europe, America, Africa & Asia and in the main scientific societies in pediatric endocrinology and Endocrinology (ESPE, SLEP, ASPED, SEEP, Endocrine Society, among others) 
  • ESPE Past-President (2002) 
  • Spanish Society for Pediatric Endocrinology Past-President (2004-2008)