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    Matesanz, Rafael

    Born in Madrid, 1949, Graduated in Medicine in 1972 and Ph. Doctor in 1979 (Universidad Autónoma, Madrid). Specialized in Nephrology. Clinical activity in the Hospital Ramon y Cajal, Madrid.
    Founder and director of the Spanish National Transplant Organisation (ONT), since September 1989. The ONT is now the technical organism dependent from the Health Administration in charge of organizing planning and coordinating organs, tissues and cell transplantation. Responsible of the so called “Spanish Model” which leaded Spain from middle – low levels of organ donation during the eighties to the first place in the world since 1992.

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