DVM,MSc, PhD, ERT European Registered Toxicologist with extensive experience in Preclinical Drug Development. Good knowledge of development and validation of analytical methods for both Clinical and Preclinical Biomarkers, and Epidemiology and Identification of Risk Factors. She holds a Veterinary Medicine Degree, a Master in Epidemiology and Public Health from the University of London, a PhD in Epidemiology and Microbiology from Complutense University, a Post Doc from Yale University and a Postgraduate Certification in Regulatory Toxicology from University of Barcelona. She has developed her career in academia for 13 years contributing to prevention of infectious diseases by investigating etiological agents, developing diagnosis methods for early detection, identifying risk factors that facilitate the spread of the infections and investigating vaccines to prevent the infections. She then moved on to work in the pharmaceutical Industry focused on improving people’s life by developing safe drugs to cure diseases. She has 10 years of experience including 5 years of CRO companies, 1 year as Head of Research and Development in a biotech company and 6 years as a freelance medical writer.