Founding Member and Scientific Director. Professor of Pharmacology and leader of the BioFarma pharmacological research team at the University of de Santiago de Compostela. Active participant in public and private research programmes within the area of early drug discovery in Spain and Europe. She has participated in more than 90 research projects, in 70 of these as principal investigator. She has participated in the development of 15 new drug candidates that have reached clinical trial stages within R+D transfer programs carried out with the pharmaceutical industry.