Emeritus Academician

Health Sciences: Dr. in Medicine

Date of admittance: 14/02/1982

Medal: No. 60

Jaume Antich Femenias, Doctor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona (1968). Specialist in Paediatrics (1964) and Internal Medicine. (1968).

He has specialized in Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology with the accreditation of the same by the Society of Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology of the Spanish Pediatric Association (2000). Degree in Humanities from the UOC (2011).

He has been head of the Department of Human Genetics at the Institute of Clinical Biochemistry of Barcelona. Diputación de Barcelona (1970-1991), Cap Clínic de la Sección de Genética del Hospital de San Juan de Dios (1973-1996), Coordinador del Grupo de Trabajo de Genética Clínica de la Sociedad Catalana de Pediatría (1994-2004) and President of the Clinical Genetics and Dysmorphology Section of the Spanish Pediatric Association (1992-1996).

Currently, she collaborates and coordinates the web “La Genética a alcance de todos” at http: //www.lagenetica.info. He is a member of several scientific and national and international associations: Asociación Española de Pediatría (AEP), Sociedad Catalana de Pediatría (SCP), Spanish Association of Human Genetics (AEHG), Sociedad de Genética Clínica y Dismorfología (SGCD), American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG), European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG), Societat Catalana de Biologia (SCB) ) from the Institute of Catalan Studies (IEC) and the Royal Academy of Doctors (RAED). Honor Member of the AEP (2010).

He has published numerous publications on demorphology, cytogenetics, clinical genetics and pigmented retinosis in national and international medical journals and has collaborated in several books.

He has participated in numerous seminars, courses, round tables, national symposiums and also in multiple international meetings.