Dr. F. Capitán obtained both his undergraduate degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences and his MSc in Molecular and Cellular Immunology at the University of Granada, Spain. In 2009 he obtained a research contract to conduct a PhD in the field of Biomedicine, successfully completing his Thesis in December 2013.
Dr. Capitán Cañadas has published his research in international peer-reviewed journals and co-edited several book chapters, as well as presented several scientific posters and oral communications at national and international conferences. During the predoctoral stage, he built strong collaborations with biotech companies and liaised with KOL and other experts in the clinical medicine and drug discovery field. Dr. Capitán Cañadas was awarded two internships at renowned international research centres in Europe: firstly at the Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) of the University of Edinburgh, UK, and secondly at the Core Facility for Germ-free Research of the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden.
Among the formal recognitions received is the “Official College of Pharmacists of Granada Award” granted by the Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery of Eastern Andalusia in 2013 and the “Dr. Modesto Laza Palacios Award” to the Best PhD Thesis granted by the Official College of Pharmacists of Málaga in 2015. He is proud to have been granted several fellowships for attendance to courses, seminars and other scientific events, attending more than 35 congresses and specialization courses.