meet Dr. Rosario Luquin Piudo
Area of Expertise: study and treatment of Parkinson's disease
training andProfessional Career
Graduated (1980) and was awarded her doctorate (1987) in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Navarra.
She completed her training in the University of Manchester as a Senior Researcher in the Department of Cell and Structural Biology (1988-89).
She has been distinguished with various awards for her research and study of Parkinson's disease, such as the first prize from the American Academy of Neurology for the Best Young Researcher in 1990, the National Prize for Parkinson's Disease Research for the City of Zamora (November 2004) and the I and VII prize for Parkinson's Disease research.
Currently, she is working as a Neurology Department Specialist at the Clínica Universidad de Navarra where she cares for patients with Parkinson's disease and other conditions affecting movement.
As an educator
Associate professor in Neurology at the University of Navarra Faculty of Medicine and worked as a visiting professor at the University of Michigan (United States).
She has led 12 doctoral theses and 6 research dissertations.
As a researcher
She has written more than 150 scientific works and edited 4 books about conditions affecting movement and Parkinson's disease.
Latest scientific publications
- Development and characterization of polo-like kinase 2 loaded nanoparticles-A novel strategy for (serine-129) phosphorylation of alpha-synuclein
- Brain delivery of microencapsulated GDNF induces functional and structural recovery in parkinsonian monkeys
- Vice-president of Spanish Brain Council.
- Coordinator of Spanish group for movement disorders.
- Various national and international societies for her speciality.
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