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Marián Castro

Group Leader | Associate Professor
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  • Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Santiago de Compostela and Group leader of the Molecular pharmacology of G protein-coupled receptors group at CiMUS since 2012. 
  • Research stays at Cajal Institute of Neurobiology (CSIC, Spain), National Center for Biotechnology (CSIC, Spain), Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology (Würzburg, Germany), Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School (Boston, USA). 
  • More than 45 publications in JCR and SJR journals, > 1700 citations, H-index: 21. 
  • Principal investigator of national and autonomic research projects. Participant in more than 25 funded research projects and 5 research contracts with pharmaceutical companies and biotechs. 
  • Expert advisor in national (MINECO) and international (BBSCR, UK) funding agencies. 
  • Invited Reviewer for several international journals. Guest associate editor of “Frontiers in Endocrinology”. 
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Pharmacology (SEF), Spanish Advanced Light Microscopy Network (REMOA), Spanish Drug Discovery Network (SDDN), Spanish Society of Cellular Biology (SEBC), American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). 
  • Management Committee substitute member for Spain of GLISTEN: GPCR-Ligand Interactions, Structures, and Transmembrane Signalling: a European Research Network (COST Action CM1207) (2013-2017). 
  • Management Committee substitute member for Spain of the European Research Network on Signal Transduction (ERNEST) (COST Action CA18133) (2019-).