Born in 1934, he began to research in the field of genetic diseases and preventive medicine from the beginning of his career. He was professor of Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine of the UAB and director of the Institute of Clinical Biochemistry – a center specialized in the study of congenital metabolic diseases – for fifteen years. He is the honorary president of the Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Catalonia and member of the Royal Academy of Medicine of Catalonia too. Besides, he is founder and president of Eugenomic, a corporation specialized in genomic medicine that has created the g-Nomic® Pharmacogenetics software for a fully customized prescription. Juan Sabater has received many awards, such as the Cross of Health, the Encomienda of Alfonso X ‘the Wise’ and the Creu de Sant Jordi.