Dr. Luis Martínez-Piñeiro Lorenzo

Dr. Luis Martínez-Piñeiro Lorenzo

Education

MD, PhD. Autonomous University of Madrid, awarded with extraordinary Prize. Degree of Doctor CUM LAUDE.

Educational Commision for Foreign Medical Graduates U.S.A (ECFMG) Certificate and "European Board of Urology" Certificate, granted by the European Association of Urology.

"Postdoctoral Research Fellow" at the University of California, San Francisco, EEUU.

Advanced course of urologic laparoscopy at the urology department of the Klinikum Heilbronn Hospital in Germany.

Academic and Teaching Activity

Urology Professor at the Autonomous University of Madrid, the European University of Madrid, the Complutense University of Madrid, the University of Alcalá de Henares and the European Urology School, since 1990.

Tutor for residents of the Urology Service at the La Paz Hospital in Madrid (1999-2007).

Director of 45 Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy Practical Courses, held at the La Paz Hospital between 2003 and 2007.

Director of 3 International Laparoscopic Surgery Courses with live surgery "Urolap 2004", "Urolap 2005" and "Urolap 2007".

Research Activity

From 1986 to 1991, research on the pathophysiology of metabolic acidosis in transileal urinary derivations and his treatment with nicotinic acid (thesis topic).

FIS Scholarship for further studies at the University of California, San Francisco (1991-92). (Expedient Number: 91/5107).

Scholarship for Foreign Studies (1991) from the Spanish Association of Urology. Study of the vesicular neurophysiology and the physiology of erection.

Study of the topographic anatomy of the penile arteries and morphometric erectile tissue of the human penis, in collaboration with Dr. Javier Regadera from the Department of Morphology at the Autonomous University of Madrid from 1993 to 1998. Thesis topic from Mr. Emilio Julve Villalta, entitled: Anatomical, morphometric and immunohistochemical study of arteries and cavernous structures of the human penis.

Research help of the Foundation for Urology Research in 1996 and FIS Scholarship (96/2135) for the Project: Hematogenous spread study in prostate cancer, by detecting circulating tumor cells using polymerase chain reaction.

First prize of the Foundation for Urology Research in 1999 for the Project: Correlation between phosphatase tissue levels and activated by mitogen (MKP-1) kinase-1 protein and Gleason score in patients with localized prostate cancer.

Scholarship del Health Research Fund (FIS) for the project (00/862): Routes of hormone resistance and evaluation analysis of early detection methods for metastases. Principal Investigator: Dra. Rosario Perona Bellón. Participation in 36 clinical trials.

Node IIB researcher of the RTICCC Network from the Institute Carlos III for cancer research, since 2004. Getting help with the implementation of programs of R&D activities (2+2) between research groups of the Community of Madrid in biomedicine. Coordinator Dr. Santos Mañes Brotón.

Principal Investigator of one of the 7 investigating groups from the program Inmunothercan, which investigates the tumor immunity and cancer immunotherapy within the program of activities R & D (2 + 2) between research groups of the Community of Madrid in Biomedicine (B.O.C.M Num.308, pg 30, orden 6680/2011; BOCM-20111228-13). The program is funded with an amount of 991.200 € for 4 annuities.

Professional Activity

Hospital Resident from the Urology Service at the La Paz Hospital (1986-1990).

Medical Specialist from the Urology Service at the La Paz Hospital from 1991 until 2007.

Head of the Urological Infanta Sofia Hospital (San Sebastián de los Reyes, Madrid) since December 2007.

Head of the Urology Service at the Hospital Universitario La Paz (Madrid) since november 2016.

Scientific Activity

Tutor for residents of the Urology Service at the La Paz Hospital in Madrid (1999-2007).

Member of the Examination and Education Committee of the European Board of Urology (Urological Testing and Education Committee of the European Urology Rector Agency in this area) since December 2000.

Associate Member of the EORTC (European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, European Organization for Cancer Investigation and Treatment) from 1997 until 2000.

Member of the Committee of Experts on Urological Tumours of the General Directorate of Planning, Training and Research of the Health Counseling of the Community of Madrid since September 1993 (BOCM, 08.11.93, Num. 18: pg 18, resolution 119/1993).

Member of the "Office of Continuing Education" of the Spanish Urological Association since January 2001.

Member of the Working Group for Urological Trauma European Association Urology (EAU Working Group on Urological Trauma) since 2003.

Director of the 'Resident's Office' (Office for resident physicians) of the European Association of Urology since May 2004.

Associate Editor of the journal "Spanish Urological Files" from 1990 to the present.

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal "Journal of Oncology" Since 1999 until today.

Member of the Editorial Board of the journal "Urology Integrated Research" from 1996 to 2001.

Director of the video publication 'School of Urological Surgery’ from January 2005 to December 2007.

Publications evaluator for the European Urology Magazine since 2001.

Member of the 'Editorial Board' of the European Urology Magazine since january 2006.

Director of the Working Groups 'Chairman of the Section Office' of the European Association of Urology since April 2008.

Papers

Author of 151 scientific articles. 51 of them as first author (34 in foreign magazines).

Author of 30 chapters in books (110 as first author and 4 of them in english with international diffusion).

Author of 52 scientific teaching videos (29 as first author).

Presentation of 351 communications at scientific meetings (124 as first author and 48 of them at international meetings).

380 times as a guest professor including lectures, participation in round tables, symposiums, courses and surgical demonstrations.

Diplomas and Awards

More then 40 awards for scientific papers and videos