Núria Cortés Serra was graduated in Biochemistry and Pharmacy from the University of Barcelona in 2011 and 2013, respectively. At the same university, she studied the “Master of Clinical Research: International Health Track”. Her master's thesis, performed at ISGlobal under the supervision of Dr Juan Bustamante, was on new diagnostic methods for Chagas disease.
After finishing the Master Degree, she was awarded a grant from the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) to perform research in the field. She went to Bolivia, where she worked in collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Bolivian Ministry of Health coordinating the project "Strengthening Bolivian Pharmacovigilance system: new therapeutic strategies to improve health of Chagas Disease and Tuberculosis patients".
Cortés joined the Chagas Initiative of ISGlobal team in April 2017.
Lines of research
- Chagas Disease