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Clara Álvarez Villamarín

Group Leader | Full professor
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  • Associate Professor at the University of Santiago de Compostela since 1997, and Professor of Physiology-in-wait from 2011. She directs the Group since 1998
  • More than 55 papers published over the last years in the top endocrine/oncology journals such as Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Endocrinology, Oncogene, Cell Metabolism, Annals of Oncology, etc. In addition, some of the other papers were published in journals appealing to a wide readership such as EMBO J, EBioMedicine, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Plos One, Analytical Bionanalytical Chemistry, etc.
  • 38 invited lectures in International Congresses and Workshops some of them Plenary Lectures, and 41 invited lectures in National events within the last few years.
  • 16 PhD and Master theses supervised.
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the European Thyroid Association (ETA). Past member of the Executive Committee of the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE), the European Neuroendocrinology Association (ENEA) and the Spanish Society of Endocrinology (SEEN).
  • Chair of the 14th European Thyroid Congress 2014. Co-Chair of the POC of the European Congress of Endocrinology, ECE Berlin 2008. Co-Chair of the 1st Course in Basic Endocrinology of the ESE (Torino, 2010)
  • Member of the Educational Committee in charge of organizing postgraduate courses by the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) (from 2018-on) (and previously from 2009 to 2011)
  • Editor of the Journal of the Endocrine Society. Editor of the Journal of Endocrinological Investigation. Senior Editor of the Journal of Molecular Endocrinology from 2008-2016.
  • Awards: Serono, Novartis, Fundación Sociedad Española Endocrinología (FSEEN) and Sergio-Vidal to the best scientific works in endocrinology.