Prof. M.-Pilar MARCO (female), is a full Research Professor of the National Research Council of Spain CSIC. PhD in Pharmacy by the UB (1990). Postdoctoral researcher at UC Davis (Prof. B. D. Hammock, 1990-1993). Tenior Staff Scientist at CSIC in 1996 and since the head of the Applied Molecular Receptors group (AMRg, nowadays Nanobiotechnology for Diagnostics group, Nb4D). In 2007 she got her position as Professor of Research of the CSIC. For almost five years (2006-2011), she was Head of the Chemical and Biomolecular Nanotechnology Department of the Advanced Chemical Research Institute of Catalonia (IQAC) of the CSIC. Since year 2011, she is the Coordinator of the Nanomedicine Research Program of the Networking Research Centre for Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN). Her research interests are focused on the investigation of new strategies and physical transducing principles to develop a new generation of bioanalytical multiplexed platforms for clinical diagnostics. In this context, she has been involved in a significant number of projects addressed to provide alternatives for the diagnostic of infectious and cardiovascular diseases, neurodegenerative disorders, and the assessment of adverse drug reactions, therapeutic drug monitoring, environmental and food safety. She has been principal investigator of an important number of EU (12) and Spanish (34) projects, and contracts (10) with European and US companies. As a result of her research, she has been co-author of near 190 publications of international relevance and of several patents (10), some of them under exploitation. Moreover, she has been the director of 17 PhD theses.
- Position: Micro- Nano- Biotechnologies
- Affiliation: CIBER-BBN
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