Graduate in Chemistry (1983, Universidad del País Vasco). She has developed her professional career for over almost thirty years through research in virology, molecular and cell biology, at benchmark centres throughout Spain.
Her vast experience in virology working with the flu virus has been complemented by the study of prions, their diagnosis and pathology in humans, developed at the Carlos III Institute of Health.
Following this, she worked in the field of adult stem-cells of mesenchymal origin, and especially on cardiac stem cells, at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC).
Carmen is a Senior R&D expert at VIVEbiotech.