Iolanda Jordán García

Iolanda Jordán García

Investigador

Research line:

Immunological dysfunction and diagnostic technology in pediatric critical care patients

Researcher Iolanda Jordan graduated in Medicine in 1994 from the University of Barcelona and received his Doctor of Medicine and Surgery degree from the University of Barcelona in 2004. Currently doing master's degree in management Universitat de Barcelona, 2021-2023.

Professor at Barcelona University and in 2 Masters, since 2008. She is senior staff of the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu Pediatric Intensive Care Unit since 2002 and Deputy Medical Director since 2021. Infectious diseases are her field of research. Immediately after the PhD the research was done in the Infectious Disease Research Group from the Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu, being the coordinator PI and leader of the biomarkers and inflammatory response in this group, since 2007.

Currently leader of the "Immunological dysfunction and diagnostic technology in pediatric critical care patients", of the PICU research group and the principal investigator of the "Nosocomial Infection Research Team".

Doctor is also collaborator investigator in the Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology and Public Health Network (CIBERESP), since 2016; and collaborator investigator in the consolidated group of Research (University and Research Grants Management Agency AGAUR), Generalitat de Catalunya 2017 / SGR / 742, since 2010.

Iolanda Jordan is researcher in the Translational Research Network in pediatric infectiology, belonging to network 1 of the European research network of the European Media Agency, since 2018.

Since the pandemic on March 2020, PI of the Pediatrics' research line in the Kids Corona Platform, achieving national and international collaborations (like the one with the research group "COVID Human Genetic Effort" leaded by The Rockefeller University). 

Participation in more than 25 projects since 2007, as PI and collaborator, most of them in relation with infectious disease, inflammatory response, and biomarkers; with private and public competitive funding.

She has achieved more than 160 publications (ORCID 0000-0002-2041-4425), over 20 research projects (6 competitive grants), leader of 4 multicenter studies, and collaborator in 10 international projects. Her translational research has led to the design and validation of 3 infectious severity clinical scores, and to define the biomarkers impact and algorithmic application in severe and critical ill patients. PI was awarded with the "Award for professional excellence from the Barcelona Medical College" in 2017. 

PI also has an active participation in professional and community diffusion activities (radio, television, newspapers) and is usually invited to talks (21 in the last 5 years). She also collaborates as assessor to the Health Department of the Catalonia Government and with the National Health Ministry for the COVID management in pediatrics, among others.

yolanda.jordan@sjd.es

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Project name:
Implicación de la microbiota bacteriana de la nasofaringe en el desarrollo de neumonía asociada a ventilación mecánica en la unidad de cuidados intensivos pediátricos. Estudio MiNoReP.
Leader
Iolanda Jordán García
Funding entities:
Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII)
Code
PI19/00106
Starting - finishing date:
2020 - 2022
Project name:
Contratos predoctorales de formación en investigación en salud. Beneficiari: Sara Bobillo
Leader
Iolanda Jordán García
Funding entities:
Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII)
Code
FI17/00253
Starting - finishing date:
2018 - 2021
Project name:
Análisis de un algoritmo diagnóstico de neumonía grave en pacientes críticos pediátricos, mediante ecografía pulmonar y procalcitonina, como plan de mejora de la calidad asistencial
Leader
Iolanda Jordán García
Funding entities:
Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII)
Code
PI16/01040
Starting - finishing date:
2017 - 2020
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