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Carmen Unzu, PhD

Title: Senior Scientific Associate & Associate Director of Translational Studies

Educational Background: Biochemistry MS, University of Navarra (Spain). PhD: Development of non-integrative viral vectors for rare liver diseases (CIMA, University of Navarra. Spain). Postdoctoral fellow: Gene and stem cell therapy combination for rare liver diseases. University of Geneva and EPFL (Switzerland).

Research Project: Translation of therapeutic gene therapy strategies for hearing, blinding and hepatic disorders.

Research Interest: Clinical and translational research.

Career Ambition: To contribute to the development of novel approaches for the personalized and regenerative medicine of the future.

Memberships: ISSCR and ASGCT

Awards and Honors: Outstanding PhD of the faculty of Sciences 2012 (University of Navarra, Spain). Novartis Health Foundation postdoctoral fellowship 2013. FP7 Marie Curie postdoctoral fellowship 2014-2016.