Dr. Rubén Artero

Advisor and Co-founder
MSc and Ph.D. in Biochemistry, full professor of Genetics at the Universitat de València. During his doctoral degree, he discovered the MUSCLEBLIND gene, the founding member of the MBNL family of proteins. He received six years of postdoctoral training at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, studying Drosophila myogenesis. He has been leading the the Translational Genomics lab in the UV since 2002. His laboratory is focused on the molecular basis of muscle atrophy in myotonic dystrophy and in identifying appropriate therapeutic targets and candidate drugs using cell,animal, and bioinformatics approaches