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Dr. Guillermo José Ruiz Argüelles

Born in Puebla, México, in 1951.

Training in internal Medicine (1982) at the Instituto Nacional de la Nutrición Salvador Zubirán / Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Post-doctoral research fellow in Hematology by the Fogarty Foundation in the Department of Hematology of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA (1983).

Director General, Centro de Hematología y Medicina Interna de Puebla, Clínica RUIZ.

Director of the Teaching and Research Division of Laboratorios Clínicos de Puebla, Clínica RUIZ.

Professor of Hematology in the Universidad Popular Autónoma del Estado de Puebla and the Universidad de las Americas Puebla.

Board-certified in Internal Medicine and Hematology.

Member of the Academia Nacional de Medicina de México – National Academy of Medicine -, of the Sistema Nacional de Investigadores – National Research System, level III (highest) -, of the Academia Mexicana de Ciencias – National Academy of Sciences – and of the Comisión de Investigación en Salud de México – Mexican Health Research Committee .

Past-president, Asociación de Medicina Interna de México – Mexican College of Physicians – (1989) and of Agrupación Mexicana para el Estudio de la Hematologia – Mexican Society of Hematology – (1993-1995).

President of the Mexican Chapter of the Mayo Alumni Association (2008-2013).

Member of the Board of Directors of the Mayo Alumni Association (2009-2015).

Secretary General of the Interamerican Division of the International Society of Hematology (1996-2005).

Chair of Council of the International Society of Hematology (2010-2012

Member of the Committee on Educational Affairs (1999-2002) and of the ad hoc Committee on International Outreach of the American Society of Hematology (1998-2001).

Fellow of the American College of Physicians, of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and of the American Society of Hematology .

Awards: “International Fogarty Fellowship 1982”, “Luis Sánchez Medal” 1986, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014, the “Jorge Rosenkranz 1987”, “Estacio Gonzaga 1987”, “Aida Weiss 1987, 1989 and 1995”, “Everardo Landa 1988”, “Hector Labastida 1992”, “México Region Laureate Award 1996”, of the American College of Physicians, “Premio en Ciencias Médicas 1997”, of the V Festival Palafoxiano de Puebla, of the “Premio Carso-Funsalud” 1997, 2001, 2003 and 2007 in the area of organ transplantation, the “Ruy Pérez Tamayo 2000”, the “Premio Nacional de Oncología 2004” the “Duc in altum” 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 by the Universidad Popular Autónoma de Estado de Puebla, the “Eduardo Liceaga 2006” by the Academia Nacional de Medicina, the “Miguel Otero Arce 2007”, delivered by the president of the country in the name of the Consejo General de Salud – General Health Council - , the Ignacio Zaragoza Medal, by the Puebla City Major and the “Premio Roberto Kretschmer Schmidt 2012” by the Academia Nacional de Medicina.

Elected Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumnus in October 2011 and elected Master of the American College of Physicians in April 2013.

Author of 683 papers in international and domestic peer-reviewed journals: 352 papers in full, 75 letters to the editor and 337 abstracts.

Author of 48 chapters in books, editor of seven books and co-editor of four.

Editor-in-chief of the Revista de Hematologia (México), member of the editorial board of peer-reviewed journals, both domestic (Revista de Investigación Clínica, Medicina Interna de México, Medicina Universitaria, Revista Médica del IMSS, Gaceta Médica de México and De Medicinis Expertis) and foreign (The Lancet Haematology-England, HemOnc Today-USA, International Journal of Hematology-Japan, Acta Haematologica-Switzerland, Biología & Clínica Hematologica-Spain, Revista Brasileira de Hematología e Hemoterapia – Brasil, Revista de Oncologia-Spain, Hematology / Oncology Stem Cell Therapy-Arabia and Hematology-England).

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Dr. Guillermo José Ruiz Delgado

FACP. Medical Doctor. Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad de La Salle, Mexico City.

INTERNAL MEDICINE RESIDENCY. Hospital Médica Sur / Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. México, D.F.

HEMATOLOGY FELLOWSHIP. Hospital Universitario. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon. Monterrey, N.L.

FELLOW: American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation. Transplant Clinical Research Training Course.

VISITING CLINICIAN. INSTITUTO DE HEMATOLOGIA Y ONCOLOGIA. Hospital Clinic de Barcelona. Barcelona, España.

POST-DOCTORAL Fellow. Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. Mayo Clinic. Rochester, MN. USA

DEPUTY DIRECTOR. Research and Education. Clinica Ruiz de Puebla.

DEPUTY DIRECTOR. Centro de Hematologia y Medicina Interna. Clinica Ruiz

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE. HEMATOLOGY. Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla.

MEMBER. American Society of Hematology, USA; International Society of Hematology, ISH; Agrupación Mexicana para el Estudio de la Hematologia.

Certificate of National Board of Hematology. Consejo Mexicano de Hematologia. CONACEM.

Fellow American College of Physicians. ACP. USA.

Vicepresident. MEDICAL BOARD Consejo Médico de ENESA Salud.

Fellow Member. Academia Nacional de Medicina de México. Advisory Board of the Mexican Federal Government.

National Researcher Level II. Sistema Nacional de Investigadores. Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia.

Coordinator. Puebla’s Chapter. Academia Nacional de Medicina de México.

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Dr. David Gómez-Almaguer

MD degree in the University of Nuevo Leon in Monterrey Mexico.

Trained in hematology and internal medicine in Instituto Nacional de Nutrición y Ciencias Médicas Salvador Zubirán in Mexico City.

Currently is the head of the Hematology service at the University Hospital in Monterrey Mexico, and Director of the Stem cell Transplantation Program, accredited by FACT in México.

Member of the American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, International Society of Hematology, American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and CIBMTR.

Past president (2009-2011) of Mexican Society of Hematology (AMEH).

Member of the National Academy of Medicine, Mexican Academy of Science and National System of Investigators.

Chair (2009 to 2011) for México, Central and South-America of the International Studies of the CIBMTR.

Currently Secretary General of the InterAmerican Division of the International Society of Hematology and President of the Mexican Society of Stem cell Transplantation.

He has published over 200 articles in Mexican and international journals, many in the field of stem cell transplantation and several chapters in books.

Editor of the journal “Medicina Universitaria” and 3 books. He has received several awards in recognition for his work as researcher.

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Dr. Andrés Gómez-De León

Post-graduate studies:

Currently enrolled in hematology and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation sub-specialty residency program. Hospital Universitario “Dr. José Eleuterio González” Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México (2016-2019).

Internal Medicine residency specialty program. Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. México City, México (2014-2016).

Graduate studies:

One-year social service in clinical research. Hospital Universitario “Dr. José Eleuterio González”. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León México. Hematology service. Internal medicine department (2012-2013).

Medical Internship. Hospital Universitario “Dr. José Eleuterio González”. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León México. (2009-2012).

General physician. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León Medical School. Monterrey, Nuevo León Mexico (2006-2012).