Cecilia Jiménez Mallebrera

Jefe de Grupo Senior

Researcher Cecilia Jiménez graduated in Biology from the University of Navarra and from the University of Buckingham in 1996 and earned her PhD in Genetics from the University of London (UCL) in 2001. In 2005, she obtained the degree of Clinical Scientist for the Health and Care Professions Council of the United Kingdom.

Between 2001 and 2010, she undertook a postdoctoral stay at the Dubowitz Neuromuscular Center (now in Great Ormond Street Hospital, London) and the Dept. Of Neuropathology at the Charing Cross Hospital, London where she specialized in neuromuscular pathologies and in the genetics and mechanisms of congenital muscular dystrophies.

She is a member of the European networks EURO-NMD and Treat-NMD and CIBERER.

In 2010, she joined as Researcher Miguel-Servet and group leader at the FSJD.
She is currently leading the group of applied research in neuromuscular diseases whose main objectives are to deepen the mechanism by which neuromuscular diseases occur, to improve the diagnosis of patients by identifying new biomarkers and methodologies and to investigate advanced therapies based, among others, on the genetic edition.
 

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Medicina Personalizada para las Distrofias Musculares Congénitas: Desarrollo de terapias avanzadas, modelos fisiológicos y herramientas diagnósticas precisas
Leader
Cecilia Jiménez Mallebrera
Funding entities:
Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII)
Code
PI19/00122
Starting - finishing date:
2020 - 2022
Project name:
Biomarcadores precoces pronósticos y de respuesta a tratamiento en la Atrofia Muscular Espinal
Leader
Cecilia Jiménez Mallebrera
Funding entities:
Asociacion galiciAME
Code
Galicia AME
Starting - finishing date:
2019 - 2021
Project name:
Nueva aproximación terapéutica para las miopatías de Ullrich y Bethlem basada en la edición de mutaciones dominantes del colágeno VI en fibroblastos de pacientes
Leader
Cecilia Jiménez Mallebrera
Funding entities:
OSSJD - Obra Social Sant Joan de Déu
Code
Somos Uno 2018
Starting - finishing date:
2018 - 2021
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