Professor of Microbiology
Universidad de Zaragoza
Tel: + 34 976 76 17 59
TB vaccines, animal models, clinical trials
Carlos Martin MD, PhD. Is Professor of Microbiology at the Faculty of Medicine at University of Zaragoza. He is member of the Steering Committee of Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (TBVI), with more than 30 years of experience in mycobacterial genetics and molecular epidemiology of TB. He and his team aim to develop novel tuberculosis vaccines and vaccination strategies to improve protection against pulmonary TB. Carlos Martin team designed and constructed MTBVAC, the first attenuated live M. tuberculosis vaccine in clinical trials, in collaboration with Professor Brigitte Gicquel team of Institut Pasteur in Paris.
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