Graduated (1980) and was awarded her doctorate (1987) in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Navarra.
She completed her training in the University of Manchester as a Senior Researcher in the Department of Cell and Structural Biology (1988-89).
She has been distinguished with various awards for her research and study of Parkinson's disease, such as the first prize from the American Academy of Neurology for the Best Young Researcher in 1990, the National Prize for Parkinson's Disease Research for the City of Zamora (November 2004) and the I and VII prize for Parkinson's Disease research.
Currently, she is working as a Neurology Department Specialist at the Clínica Universidad de Navarra where she cares for patients with Parkinson's disease and other conditions affecting movement.
Director of the Regenerative Therapy Laboratory at CIMA.
AREAS OF INTEREST
Conditions affecting movement, Parkinson's disease, atypical parkinsonisms, dystonia, tremors, myoclonia, tics, walking problems.
As an educator
Associate professor in Neurology at the University of Navarra Faculty of Medicine and worked as a visiting professor at the University of Michigan (United States).
She has led 12 doctoral theses and 6 research dissertations.
As a researcher
She has written more than 150 scientific works and edited 4 books about conditions affecting movement and Parkinson's disease.
- Directora científica de IDISNA.
Latest scientific publications
- Mixed pathologies in pancreatic β cells from subjects with neurodegenerative diseases and their interaction with prion protein Apr 8, 2021 | Magazine: Acta Neuropathologica Communications
- Microglia is associated with p-Tau aggregates in the olfactory bulb of patients with neurodegenerative diseases Apr 1, 2021 | Magazine: Neurological Sciences