Arkaitz Imaz received his MD from University of Navarra in 2002 and completed his Internal Medicine training at Vall d’Hebron Hospital (Barcelona) between 2003 and 2008. In 2010 he joined the Department of Infectious Diseases of Bellvitge University Hospital where he works as a physician in the HIV and STI Unit.
Since 2008 he has been involved in clinical research in the field of HIV infections participating in research projects and clinical trials. He obtained his PhD from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2012.
His main areas of interest are penetration, pharmacokinetics and activity of antiretroviral drugs in reservoirs (especially genital tract), drug-resistance and salvage therapy, sexually transmitted infections and HCV co-infection.