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Speaker at International Alzheimer’s Disease & Dementia Conference 2022 - Izaskun Buendia
Izaskun Buendia
University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain


Dr. Buendia studied Biology at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and performed master’s studies in “Pharmacological research” at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2011. After she joined the research group of Prof. G. López. In 2015 she received her PhD degree with National award. After two years of postdoctoral contract (Spanish Minsitry), when she performed two international stays in Caen, France, with independent funding’s, she spent one more year there. After, she returned to Spain thanks to a postdoctoral contract from the Spanish Ministry (Juan de la Cierva Incorporación) and joined the Gene Regulatory Control in Disease Laboratory, CIMUS, led by Dr. Whoodhoo. She has published more than 35 research articles in SCI journals; she participates in the teaching activities and co-directs a PhD student.