Dr. Maria Jesus Corral (DVM, MSc, PhD) is a Postdoctoral researcher at the Animal Health Department, School of Veterinary Medicine at the University Complutense of Madrid (Spain), member of the ICPVet Research Group and of the group of Translational Research on Leishmaniasis at the Research Institute Hospital 12 de October, Madrid. She has a Degree in Veterinary Medicine and a PhD in Veterinary Parasitology from the University Complutense of Madrid followed by research training at different Spanish and international research teams, including Yale University in the U.S. (School of Public Health), The National Microbiology Center in Spain (ISCIII), the Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology in Portugal and the University of Antwerp in Belgium. Enrolled in a Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine and Medicine Development Science (University Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium). With an excellent record of publications and academic accomplishments she has won the SYVA Laboratories Award (2016) to the best PhD Thesis in Animal Health in Spain, Portugal and Mexico. As a clinical research scientist, she has experience on cellular biology, pharmacology, toxicology and preclinical phases of drug discovery and development of new chemotherapeutic alternatives for human and veterinary parasitic diseases, with particular interest in diseases caused by kinetoplastids and zoonosis.
Parasitology & Parasitic Diseases; Animal models; In vitro & In vivo drug screening; Cell-based & Target-based drug screening; Toxicology; Pharmacology; Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics; Preclinical development; Non-Clinical Safety.