Ramón y Cajal Investigator in the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Malaga, Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Texas and Adjunct Professor at the Bernardo O’Higgins University in Chile. She obtained a degree in Biology in 2003 and received her PhD from the University of Malaga in the area of neuroscience in 2009. She has done research stays at Sanofi (France), the University of Seville and the University of Applied Sciences (Switzerland). From 2010 to 2013, she was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Neurology at the University of Texas and from 2013 to 2019 she was a professor there. She has published almost 40 scientific articles in high impact journals and presented her work in more than 100 papers. She is a reviewer and editor of several scientific journals and a reviewer at the National Institutes of Health (USA) and Alzheimer’s Research UK, among others. In addition, she has received awards for her teaching action and is the chair of the Alliance of Women Alzheimer’s Researchers. She is a member of the Malaga Institute of Biomedicine (IBIMA) and the Networked Biomedical Research Center on Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED).
Nazaret received her BSc degree in Biochemistry from the University of Malaga and University of Sevilla, and a M.S. in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of Malaga. She is a PhD student in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Malaga. Her project thesis is focused on the development of a new approach for treating Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases using stem cell-derived neural precursor-based therapy.
Mariola is a MSc student at the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Malaga. Her work focuses on the study of amyloid proteins spreading in Alzheimer’s disease.
Eva is a MSc student at the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Malaga. Her work focuses on the study of inflammatory response in traumatic brain injury.
George Edwards III, PhD student. MDA UTHealth GSBS. 2013-2019.
Tara Fischer, PhD student rotation. UTHealth GSBS. 2014
Marco Papale, Visitor trainee at UTHealth. 2014-2015
Jonathan Schulz, Graduate student summer rotation at UTHealth. 2015
Amirhossein Aliyan, PhD student rotation from Rice University at UTHealth. 2015-2017
Kathleen Taylor-Presse, Graduate student at UTHealth. 2015-2017
Priyadarshini Peter, Graduate student at UTHealth. 2017-2018
Olivia Calderon, Graduate student at UTHealth. 2018-2019
Gabriel Escobedo Jr., Graduate student at UTHealth. 2018-2020.