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    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)

  • Edifici M, Campus UAB

    08193 Bellaterra (Cerdanyola del Vallès)


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Research interests

My major interest is to find epigenetic therapeutic targets to promote functional recovery after traumatic injuries of the nervous system. This interest has been generated after studying the pathophysiology of several diseases such as traumatic injuries of the nervous system, neurodegenerative diseases, and brain cancer. I am currently combining this knowledge to achieve therapeutic innovation.

I am combining the expertise on the epigenetic field, I obtained during my last postdoctoral stage in the Center for Therapeutic Innovation in Dr. Ayad laboratory (University of Miami, USA), with the expertise on the nervous system traumatic area, I obtained during my doctoral stage in Dr. Casas laboratory (UAB) and my first postdoctoral stage in Dr. Pearse laboratory (University of Miami, USA). In 2018, I have obtained Beatriz Galindo contract which is a senior research position in the Cell biology, Physiology and Immunology Department (UAB), and which has associated a tenure-track position as Full Professor. I have mentored 4 Master Thesis and I am currently mentoring 3 Ph.D. One of the Ph.Ds is being co-directed with Dr. Francesc Jimenez-Altayó within the epigenetics and brain stroke field. Since 2021, I am also a member of the Directive board of the Institute of Neurosciences of the UAB.


JCR publications: 26; and 2 book chapters

Total number of JCR publications in first quartile= 15

Total number of JCR publications in first decile = 4

Total number of citations: 1764

H-index: 18

Total number of funded projects as principal investigator= 3

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Ph. D., Neurosciences, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Award Date: 14 Apr 2009

Masters, Experimental biochemistry, Universitat de Barcelona (UB)

Award Date: 28 Feb 2003

Degree, Biochemistry, Universitat de Barcelona (UB)

Award Date: 1 Jan 2002

External positions

Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami

22 Jun 201130 Sept 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, University of Miami

8 Feb 20102 Jun 2011


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