Dr Avanzas graduated from Universidad de Navarra with full honours in 1998 and passed the Postgraduate Board in Cardiovascular Diseases at Gregorio Marañón Hospital in 2004.
He took up a Spanish Heart Foundation Research Fellowship at Coronary Artery Research Unit, St. George´s Hospital Medical School in London and some months after that he was appointed as Associate Research Investigator of the Cardiovascular Biology Research Centre at St. George´s Hospital in London.
He is Interventional Cardiologist at Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias in Oviedo, Spain, and author of more than 170 publications on peer reviewed journals. He was Associate Editor of “Revista Española de Cardiología” and member of several editorial boards.
- Coronary artery disease and inflammation
- Markers of myocardial ischemia
- Interventional cardiology, particularly antiplatelet therapies and percutaneous valve replacement