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Isabel Varela Nieto

Research Professor, CSIC

About Isabel Varela Nieto

Dr. Isabel Varela-Nieto graduated and earned her doctorate in Chemistry, Biochemistry Section, at the University Complutense of Madrid (Spain). She has been a visiting guest scientist at the Medical Schools of Uppsala (FEBS Fellow, Sweden) and San Diego (MEC Sabbatical, USA). She is Professor of Research at the CSIC and group leader at the CIBER of rare diseases (CIBERER, ISCIII) in Madrid. From the early 1990s she has been studying hearing neurobiology and IGF-1 actions. She was the first Chair of the SEBBM Science for Society working group with which she actively collaborates. She is currently the president elect of the SEBBM and a member of the FEBS Network working group and FEBS Science and Society Committee.

Research Interest

Animal Model Apoptosis Autophagy Cell Signalling Molecular Medicine Neuroscience

FEBS Constituent Society

Spain (SEBBM)

Other Expertise/Interests

Postgraduate training Grant writing Scientific event organization Scientific policy Journal publishing Scientific communication

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