Karmele Valencia Leoz, PhD
Karmele got her PhD in 2008 in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the “Universidad de Navarra”.
Since then, she has been committed with lung cancer research, focusing on new biomarkers and molecular mechanisms. She has been part of several research teams in both private and public institutions as CIMA (Universidad de Navarra), UGL Belgium or ETH Zürich Switzerland.
She has been granted by different organisms for her research as the Spanish Ministry of Education, Navarra Government or Fundación Alfonso Martín Escudero.
She has been awarded 4 times with Young Investigator mentions or fellowships funded by different institutions: American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) in 2012, the European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) in 2013, CIBERONC in 2018 and International Lung Cancer Foundation (IASLC) in 2020.
She is principal author of many papers published in important scientific journals in the field.