Professor Campo is a leading researcher in the area of Molecular Pathology and Hematopathology at the Institut d’Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS) and Professor of Pathology at the University of Barcelona.

The Catalan National Award for Research (Premi Nacional de Recerca), the greatest scientific distinction awarded by the Catalan Government, was established in 1990 to honor researchers of the Catalan research and innovation system.

Professor Elías Campo is member of the Physiology & Medicine Section of the Academia Europaea.