Next Progress Reports Session

6 de February de 2020

On February 12, the second session of the IV Progress Reports Valdecilla Program will take place, with the presentations of Agustín García and Lourdes Valdivia.

Title: “Molecular characterization of hepatocellular carcinoma. Application in diagnosis and treatment”

Speaker: Agustín García Blanco

Agustín García graduated in Biotechnology from the University of León in 2013. Master in Molecular Biology and Biomedicine from the University of Cantabria in 2014. He was subsequently working for 2 years in York, United Kingdom, in a parasitology laboratory.

Finally, he joined the Digestive Pathology group, led by Javier Crespo, in 2016, until today, where in addition to completing his doctoral thesis (co-directed by José Pedro Vaqué, UC), he has participated in numerous projects in Hepatitis C, NASH , inflammatory bowel disease, among others.

Title: “Lipid nanoparticles as in vivo therapy against pulmonary metastases”

SPEAKER: Lourdes Valdivia Fernández

Lourdes Valdivia Fernández has a degree in Pharmacy from the University of Granada and later graduated from the same university in the official Master's Degree in Drug Research and Development. Here he began his training in the world of research and more specifically in Nanomedicine.

He is currently pursuing a PhD in Molecular Biology and Biomedicine at the University of Cantabria with an FPU scholarship within the Nanomedicine Group, under the direction of Dr. Mónica López Fanarraga.

All sessions will take place February 12, at 14:00 in Hall 16, classroom 4-5, 1st Floor, of the Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital (maximum capacity of 30 people). The talk of each speaker will be about 20 minutes followed by a small debate. In addition, at the end a small agape will be served to continue the conversation and encourage interaction between participants and attendees.

Attendance certificates will be issued if 80% of the sessions are attended throughout the academic period.

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