Today, Prof. Jorge Alio, medical director of Vissum Corporation, attended the National Research Awards 2014. This prize presentation ceremony took place at the Royal Palace in Madrid, and was led by King Philip, Queen Letizia and the Minister of the Economy, Luis de Guindos.
Dr. Alio was invited to the ceremony as a candidate for the award for scientific research, on the recommendation of University Miguel Hernandez in Elche (Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche), in which he is the head of the department of ophthalmology.
The professor was nominated by the University primarily for “excellent research career of Prof. Alió, the importance of his publications, his European recognition in relation to the investigation, his H index …”, among other factors.
Jorge Alio presented to the royal couple his recently published book dedicated to his latest research and called ” Multifocal Intraocular Lenses: The Art and the Practice”.