Dr. Oreste Gualillo obtained his Ph.D in Pharmacology in 1995. He received training in molecular endocrinology at the Necker School of Medicine, INSERM U344, in Paris. In 1998, he moved to the Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology of the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, where he was a "Marie Curie" TMR30 Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Visiting Professor in the Department of Physiology of the University of Santiago.
In 2001, he set up his own research group at the Santiago University Clinical Hospital. He is currently a permanent Staff Researcher of the Spanish National Health System in SERGAS (Servizo Galego de Saude), at Santiago University Clinical Hospital, Xerencia de Xestión Integrada de Santiago heading the Neuroendocrine Interactions in Rheumatology and Inflammatory Diseases (NEIRID) group of IDIS (Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria de Santiago).