Member of Scientific Commission of Spanish Federation of Rare Diseases and Professor of Physiology at the Biology School, Universidad Complutense of Madrid. Degred in Pharmacy, and in Chemical Sciences, and PhD in Pharmacy, and Specialist Pharmacist in Clinical Analysis by the European Communities Confederation of Clinical Chemistry. His educational and scientific activity has been developed at different european universities such as the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid and the Universidad of Milan, and in the Molecular Biology Center “Severo Ochoa” of Madrid and the Neurological Institute "Carlo Besta" in Milan. He has been member of several national and international scientific committees like the Commission of Experts named by the Undersecretary's Office of Health (Spanish Ministry of Health) for the evaluation of grants for people with haemophilia and other congenital blood coagulation disorders, infected with hepatitis C virus. Dr. Antonio Liras is on the editorial board of several scientific journals and is national coordinator of a project on Advanced therapies, gene- and cell therapy using mesenchymal stem cells from adult tissues, in collaboration with the Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine Unit, La Paz University Hospital Health Research Institute-IdiPAZ and Research Institute (i+12), Hospital 12 of October of Madrid.