Antonio Ruiz-Garcia, MPharm

Antonio Ruiz-GarcĂ­a is the Qualified Person and Quality Head of the Cell Production and Tissue Engineering Unit (UPCIT) of Virgen de las Nieves University Hospital in Granada, Spain.
Pharmacist from the University of Seville, Spain, he completed postgraduate studies specializing in pharmaceutical industry, beginning his professional career at the company Schering-Plough, currently Merck and Co. At the University of Granada, he studied Master degree in Production of advanced therapies medicinal products and a Master degree in Tissue Engineering.
He began working at the UPCIT of Granada in 2008, being responsible for adapting three advanced therapeutic products to GMP production: allogeneic mesenchymal stromal cells, artificial cornea and skin obtained by tissue engineering.

Very involved in training of new professionals, he collaborates with several master’s degrees from the University of Granada, such as Biomedicine, Innovation in Medicines, and Translational Medicine.