Road walked on:
Ana received her bachelor in Biochemistry and Biotechnology in University of Malaga in 2016. Then she moved to Hasselt, Belgium for her master in biomedical sciences and obtained her title in 2018. There, she first did a junior internship studying the role of astrocytes and inflammation in multiple sclerosis, and after a senior internship working with stem cells in the institute BIOMED.
In September of 2018 she was recruited as a PhD student at the Renal Fibrosis Laboratory, INSERM, Toulouse. Her project is part of an European Marie-Curie Innovative Training Network called CaReSyAn. The CaReSyAn consortium is a multidisciplinary international Training Network in which partners from 8 universities, companies and hospitals throughout Europe will work intensively together to combat the cardiorenal syndrome. Specially, in her PhD, Ana will study the role of identified biomarkers in chronic kidney disease patients presenting cardiovascular complications.