LUIS IZQUIERDO LÓPEZ, MD, MSC, PHD

Dr Luis izquierdo is the chief medical officer of all the territories (Europe, Japan, Latin America and Emirates) at Veritas Intercontinental Laboratories. He has a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) with a specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology, with an Extraordinary Award from the Faculty of Medicine of the UCM. Master of Science in Medical Genetics from Glasgow University, trained in Genetics units inside and outside of Spain. Dr. Izquierdo adds to his curriculum more than 25 years of practice in clinical and laboratory genetics, and a very important scientific activity in fields such as screening of pregnant women at risk for Down syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities, prenatal diagnosis, familial cancer or hereditary heart disease. Prior to joining Veritas Intercontinental, Dr. Izquierdo developed his professional activity as director of Genetics at ​​Synlab Laboratories, without abandoning clinical practice as Head of the Genetics Service of the Hospital de la Zarzuela and Hospital Torrejón, as well as consultant in Genetics at the Hospital Universitario Fundación Alcorcón.