José Zanchetta

Dr Zanchetta, is Chief Executive Officer of the Metabolic Research Institute in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is Full Professor of Osteology at USAL University in Buenos Aires and Director of the Osteology and Mineral Metabolism Magister at the same University. He has more than 30 years of professional experience in the field of metabolic diseases and more than 15 years of experience as a Principal Investigator in clinical trials on different drug developments. He has given more than 150 postgraduate courses focusing mainly on Metabolic Bone Diseases and Renal Lithiasis. He is an author of 387 papers and 624 scientific communications in different local and international publications.

Dr Zanchetta was the Founder and First President of the Argentine Osteoporosis Society (Sociedad Argentina de Osteoporosis). He has been Member of the Board of Governance of the International Osteoporosis Foundation since 1999 and the Legal Representative for the IOF Latin America Office since February 2006.

Dr Zanchetta graduated with Honours from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, School of Medicine in 1974.