Principal Investigator, Regenerative Medicine Program of IDIBELL
Ramon y Cajal Principal Investigator, Department of Physiology Science II, University of Barcelona
Associated Group Leader of P-CMRC
Dr. Meritxell Rovira holds a PhD from Universitry Pompeu Fabra (Barcelona, Spain). She pursued a first postdoctoral training at Johns Hopkins University-School of Medicine (USA) from 2007 to 2011. In 2012, she came back to Spain with a co-funded Marie Curie Fellowship for her second postdoctoral training at IDIBAPS (Barcelona, Spain). In 2017 she was awarded a JIN grant from MINECO to develop her own research line at CMRB. This grant supported the establishment of her independence focusing her research in the field of pancreas regeneration, diabetes and pancreatic cancer. In 2018, she was awarded a Ramón y Cajal contract from MINECO to keep working as independent investigator between UB and CMRB.