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Ginés Viscor Carrasco

Catedrático de Fisiología, Universitat de Barcelona

Leader of the Adaptive Physiology Group: Exercise and Hypoxia (GenCat 2017 SGR 176) at the Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology of the Faculty of Biology of the University of Barcelona. Scientific Head of the Service of Hypobaria and Biomedical Physiology at UB Bellvitge Campus. Current research interest on the adaptive responses against hypoxia conditions, especially intermittent hypobaric hypoxia exposure at central (cardiovascular, hematological and ventilatory responses) and peripheral level (capillarization and morphofunctional changes in skeletal muscle and myocardium) and on its potential biomedical applications.
Teaching experience in Human, Animal and Environmental Physiology. Involved in innovation projects on Physiology teaching from 1991.
Technology transference experience at both biomedical and sports medicine fields.
General coordinator of the Network ALTMEDFIS (Red Iberoamericana de Medicina y Fisiología de Altura) from CYTED program (Programa Iberoamericano de Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo) during 2013-2016. Coordinator of HYPOXSPORT Network endorsed by Spain's Consejo Superior de Deportes (2019-2021).


  • –present
    Catedrático de Fisiología, Universitat de Barcelona


  • 1985 
    Universidad de Barcelona, Doctor en Ciencias Biológicas