Jardines HC Marbella 2018

Trigo, José Manuel

Director of the Oncology, Research and Innovation Unit

Dr José Manuel Trigo


Main research areas

  • Development of new drugs
  • Early clinical trials
  • Clinical pharmacology
  • New treatments
  • Precision medicine
  • Lung cancer
  • Head and Neck Tumours
  • Breast cancer



Medical Oncology, Research and Development

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Dr. José Manuel Trigo (January 28, 1966, Málaga, Spain) is a Medical Oncologist. Medical Degree in Medicine and Surgery, University of Malaga 1990. Specialist in Medical Oncology, 1996.


After graduating in Medicine and Surgery, he obtained his specialisation in Medical Oncology at the University Hospital Doce de Octubre in Madrid, in 1996.


He later worked as a Fellow at the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research in London, UK from 1997 to 1999, thanks to a research grant from the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO) for the development of new anti-tumour drugs.


Afterwards, he worked as a Medical Oncology Consultant at the Vall d`Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona from 2000 to 2003, leading the Phase I Trials Unit and focusing on breast cancer treatment and research.


From 2004 to August 2021, Dr. José M. Trigo has worked as a Consultant at the Department of Medical Oncology at Virgen de la Victoria University Hospital, where he has been in charge of the Thoracic and ENT Tumour Unit, and Director of the Phase I Trials Unit for the development of new drugs.



– Degree in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Malaga, 1990.
– Medical Oncology Speciality at Hospital Doce de Octubre in 1996.
– Fellow at the Royal Marsden Hospital and the Institute of Cancer Research in London, UK from 1997 to 1999

Work chronology

1993/96: Resident in Medical Oncology, Hospital Universitario Doce de Octubre, Madrid.
1997/99: Research Fellow, Royal Marsden Hospital and Institute of Cancer Research London, UK.
2000/2003: Medical Oncology Consultant Vall d’Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona.
2004/2021: Medical Oncology Consultant University Hospital Virgen de la Victoria, Málaga.

Currently: Director of the Oncology, Research and Innovation Unit at HC Marbella International Hospital.


Dr. Trigo is the author of more than 150 Medical Oncology publications and book chapters.

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