Jacobo Sellares

Jacobo Sellares

MD,PhD. CIbeRes, IDIBAPS, BRN Researcher. Director of Interstitial Lung Diseases Program. Coordinator of the Tobacco Program Institut Clinic Respiratori. Mutidisciplinary Tobacco Program. Addictions Unit. Hospital Clínic Barcelona.

Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona (1999), Respiratory fellowship at Hospital Clínic (2005), PhD from the University of Barcelona (2010). Tobacco Expert Course (SEPAR) in 2013.

He works since 2007 at the Hospital Clínic (Barcelona) as a pulmonologist. He has developed several innovative programs in tobacco prevention and therapy. He was secretary (2008-2015) and founding partner of the Catalan society for the tobacco treatment (SCATT), being an organizer of different courses and programs.

He has published research articles in high-impact journals such as The Lancet, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, European Respiratory Journal, British Journal of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine.

He is a full member of SOCAP, WASOG, SEPAR, ERS and ATS. He has received several research grants, including 2 national grants (FIS) as principal investigator.

He has participated and participates as a researcher in several clinical trials in patients with smoking cessation programs.

He has been invited as a speaker to various national and international conferences.