Prof. Dr. María Vallet-Regí
María Vallet-Regí was born in Las Palmas, Spain. She studied chemistry at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain) and received her PhD at the same university in 1974. She is a full professor of Inorganic Chemistry and head of the research group Smart Biomaterials in the Department of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Dr. Vallet- Regí has written more than 600 articles and several books. She was the most cited Spanish scientist (regardless of gender), according to ISI Web of Knowledge, in the field of Materials Science in these past decades. She is a Fellow of Biomaterials Science and Engineering at the International College of Fellows of Biomaterials Science and Engineering (ICF-BSE), Numbered Fellow of the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal National Academy of Pharmacy. She has received the Prix Franco-Espagnol 2000 from Societé Française de Chimie, the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (RSEQ) award in Inorganic Chemistry 2008, the Spanish National Research Award in Engineering 2008, FEIQUE Research award 2011 and the RSEQ Research Award and Gold Medal 2011.
Prof. Antonio Jesús Salinas Sánchez
Antonio Salinas (Madrid, Spain, 1957) studied Chemistry at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain) and received his PhD at the same university in 1992. He is Associate Arofessor of Inorganic Chemistry, member of the research group Smart Biomaterials in the Department of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid and member of the Biomedical Research Networking Centre on Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine, CIBER-BBN. He was visiting Professor at the Universities of Florida, Aveiro and Paris. Dr. Salinas has written more than 100 articles and several books chapters. He has cited more than 1500 times and his h-index is 22. He received the Poster Award in the World Biomaterials Congress (Chengdu, June 2012). He has participated in over 21 research projects, in 7 as main researcher. Dr. Salinas is Corresponding Academician of the Spanish Royal National Academy of Pharmacy.
Prof. Daniel Arcos Navarrete
Dr. Daniel Arcos (Madrid, Spain 1971) is senior lecturer since 2009, at the Department of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry of University Complutense of Madrid. After completing his PhD in 2002 on the synthesis and evaluation of bioactive glasses and glass-ceramics, he held a postdoctoral research position at the Laboratoire Léon Brillouin CEA-CNRS (Saclay, France) to investigate on silicon doped calcium phosphates by neutron diffraction studies. Thereafter he held a “Ramón y Cajal” grant to work on magnetic biomaterials for hyperthermia treatment of bone tumors and cancer cells targeting. He has published more than 60 scientific papers, several chapters and a book about biomimetic nanoceramics.
Dr. Montserrat Colilla Nieto
Montserrat Colilla was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1975. She studied chemistry at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and received her PhD degree there in 2004, after a predoctoral fellowship at Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research. In 2005 she moved to the Department of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where she is Associate Professor since 2011. Her research is focused on bioceramics for bone tissue regeneration and drug delivery applications. She has many publications in international scientific journals and book chapters on organic–inorganic hybrid materials and ordered mesoporous materials for biomedical applications and nanomedicine.
Dr. Miguel Manzano García
Miguel Manzano was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1976. He completed his studies of Organic Chemistry at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain, in 2000 and received his PhD at the School of Biomedical and Biological Sciences from the University of Surrey, United Kingdom, in 2004. Then, he moved back to Spain where he obtained a position as assistant lecturer at the Department of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. In 2011 Dr. Manzano went to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, to complete a postdoctoral research fellowship for almost a year in the lab of Robert Langer at the Koch Institute, MIT. His research interests are focused on novel materials for biomedical applications, with special interest on bone tissue engineering and drug delivery systems.
Dr. Alejandro Baeza García
Alejandro Baeza was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1975. He graduated in Chemistry at Universidad de Oviedo (2002) and received his PhD degree from the Universidad de Alcalá (2007) on the field of total synthesis of marine alkaloids. In 2008-2009 he carried out postdoctoral research in Rijkuniversiteit Groningen (The Netherlands). Currently, he holds a CIBER-BBN Associate Research position in the Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry Department of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. His research interests are focused on organic-inorganic hybrid materials for stimuli-responsive drug delivery nanodevices and self-propelled nanodevices for clinical applications.
Dr. Blanca González Ortiz
Blanca González was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1974. She graduated in Chemistry at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (1998) and received her PhD degree from the same university (2003) on the field of electroactive organometallic macromolecules. In 2006 she moved to the Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry Department of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where she currently holds an Associate Professor position. Her research interests are focused on organic–inorganic hybrid materials, including dendritic macromolecules and bioceramics, for biomedical applications and nanomedicine.
Dr. Mercedes Vila Juarez
Mercedes Vila was born in Madrid in 1975. She studied Physics at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and received her PhD in Materials Physics at the same university in 2003 for her work carried out at the Materials Science Institute of Madrid (CSIC). She spent 4 years of post-doctoral research at Aveiro University (Portugal) funded by National Research Programs and Marie Curie Actions, mostly focused on carbon materials intended for biomedicine. Since 2008 she is a Ramon y Cajal researcher at the Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry Dpt. of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Her current research interests include the design, synthesis and application of bioceramic materials for bone tissue engineering and heavy metals capture, and graphene and carbon nanotubes nanosystems for cancer therapies.
Dr. Ana García Fontecha
Ana García Fontecha was born in Logroño (La Rioja) in 1977. She graduated in Chemistry at Universidad de La Rioja (2001) and received her PhD degree from the same university (2006) in the field of Organometallic Chemistry, particularly on organometallic compounds of palladium and platinum(II) with alkynylphosphine ligands. In 2008 she moved to the Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry Dpt. of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where she holds an assistant lecturer position. Her current research topics include the synthesis of ordered mesoporous materials and their use as support for tissue engineering and other biomedical applications.
Dr. Sandra Sánchez Salcedo
Sandra Sánchez-Salcedo was born in Madrid, Spain in 1979. She studied Chemistry at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), and received her PhD at the same university in 2008. She has been assistant lecturer in the Department of Inorganic and Bioniorganic Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy at UCM since 2007. Her research is focused on bioceramic materials for bone tissue engineering and hydroxyapatite/biopolymer systems for heavy metals immobilization from polluted water and human detoxification.
Dr. Eduardo Ruiz Hernández
Eduardo Ruiz-Hernández obtained B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Complutense de Madrid (2005), and received his PhD from the same institution in 2010. His PhD research focused on magnetic biomaterials for medical applications. He has carried out research stays in several laboratories in Europe (University of Bath, Institut de Chimie de la Matiere Condensee de Bordeaux, Stockholm University, Hospital La Paz de Madrid) and USA (Iowa State University). He is now a Marie Curie postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmaceutics, Utrecht University (Netherlands). His current research interests include the design, synthesis and application of targeted nanosystems for triggered drug and gene delivery.
Dr. Juan Peña López
Dr. Victoria Cabañas Criado
Victoria Cabañas studied Chemistry at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) and received her PhD degree at the same University in 1992, on the field of magnetic materials. She is Associate Professor in the Department of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy (UCM). Her research interests are focused on bioceramics for biomedical applications, with special interest on bone tissue regeneration and drug delivery systems.
Dr. Antonio Luis Doadrio Villarejo
Dr. Juan Carlos Doadrio Villarejo
Dr Juan Carlos Doadrio was born in Madrid Spain in 1955.He graduated in Pharmacy at University Complutense de Madrid in 1977 and received his PhD degree from the same University in 1983. He is Permanent Lecturer and Head of the Department of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy (UCM).He has many publications in international scientific  journals. His research interests are focused on ordered mesoporous materials and drug delivery systems for biomaterial applications.
Prof. Dr. Jesús Román Zaragoza
Jesús Román was born in Villacañas (Toledo), Spain, in 1957. He graduated in Pharmacy at University Complutense (1979) and received his PhD degree from this University (1983) on the field of coordination compounds of biological interest. He is a full Professor of Inorganic Chemistry since 2009 in the Department of Inorganic and Biooinorganic Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. His research is focused on inorganic and inorganic-organic hybrid materials for bone tissue engineering and drug delivery systems.
Dr. Francisco Javier Martínez Vázquez

Francisco J. Martínez was born in Badajoz, Spain, in 1984. He completed his studies of Materials Engineering at Universidad de Extremadura, Spain, in 2007. Later, he received his European PhD at the same University in 2012, for his work carried out in collaboration with the Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry of the University of Eindhoven, Netherlands, where he spent several months. Then, he moved to the Department of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, in 2013, where he currently holds a Research position. His research interests are focused on novel materials for biomedical applications, with special interest on rapid prototyping and characterization of materials for bone tissue engineering applications. 

Dr. Gonzálo Villaverde Cantizano

Gonzalo Villaverde was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1981. He graduated in Chemistry at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2006 and afforded his PhD degree in Organic Chemistry from the same University in 2011 for his work realized in CSIC (Instituto de Química Orgánica General and Instituto de Materiales de Madrid) on the field of the synthesis of new chiral organometallic catalysts and the study of their heterogeneization on inorganic nano-structured materials for application in catalysis. In 2013 he moved to the Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry Department of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid as researcher focusing on the synthesis of functionalized organic-inorganic nano-structured materials for responsive drug delivery.

Dr. Daniel Lozano Borregón

Daniel Lozano was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1982. He graduated in Biology at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2005 and afforded his PhD degree in Biological Sciences from the same University in 2010 for his work realized in Hospital Fundación Jiménez Díaz (Bone and Mineral Metabolism Laboratory, Madrid). This work was focused on the osteogenic actions of C-terminal fragment of Parathyroid Hormone-related Protein (PTHrP). In 2011 he moved to the Biomaterials and Bone Physiopathology Department of Instituto de Investigación-Hospital Universitario La Paz as researcher focused on bone tissue engineering and biomaterial applications in bone defects in animal models. In 2014 he moved to Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry Department of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. His current research topics include the study and application of bioceramic materials for bone tissue engineering and other biomedical applications.

Dr. Rafael Castillo Romero

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Miss. Marina Martínez Carmona
Marina Martínez Carmona was born in Murcia in 1986. She received her BScs in Chemistry with honors (2009) and in Biochemistry (2012) at University of Murcia. She received in 2011 her MSc in Molecular Chemistry from University of Murcia. Nowadays she is doing her PhD at the Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry Dpt. of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Complutense University of Madrid. Her research is mainly focused on bioceramic materials for antitumor drug controlled release and inhibition of bacterial adhesion associated with bone implant infections.
Mr. Ángel Manuel Martínez Villacorta
Ángel Manuel Martínez Villacorta was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1983. He graduated in Chemistry at Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). During his studies, he also worked in the "Severo Ochoa" Molecular Biology Center (CSIC-UAM), in the Department of Inmunology. He enjoyed a colaboration grant in Inorganic Department in 2010 in the UAM. Is currently researching in materials for antitumor drug controlled based on stimuli-responsive release.
Mr. Eduardo Guisasola Cal
Eduardo Guisasola Cal was born in Madrid in 1984. In 2006 he was granted an Erasmus scholarship to work in the Institute of Molecular Materials in the Synthetic & Organic Chemistry group at Radboud University of Nijmegen, Holland. He obtained his degree in Chemistry from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2010 and in 2011 he received the  Moncloa Campus International Excellence Fellowship at Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where in 2012 he completed an MSc in Chemistry’s Science and Technology, specializing in Nanotechnology. He is currently working towards his PhD at the Inorganic and Bio-inorganic Chemistry Dpt. of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. His research is mainly focused on smart nanomaterials for anti-tumor drug controlled release.
Mr. Okan Mersinlioglu
Okan Mersinlioglu was born in Trabzon, Turkey in 1983. He received his master degree in Chemical Engineering at the University International of Andalusia and Huelva in 2008. He studies his PhD at the University Complutense of Madrid in the Department of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry of Faculty of Pharmacy since 2009 as research assistant. His current research interests include the synthesis, characterization and application of bioceramic materials for bone regeneration and bone tissue engineering.
Mr. Juan Luís Paris Fernández de la Puente

Juan Luis Paris was born in Ávila (Spain) in 1990. He graduated with honors in Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) in 2013. During his degree, he enjoyed a two-month JAE-Intro grant at the Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Polímeros (CSIC, Madrid), working in biomimetic coatings of electrospun membranes for tissue engineering. He later enjoyed a one-year collaboration grant in the Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry Department of the Faculty of Pharmacy (UCM), working in drug release from scaffolds for bone regeneration. He is currently a PhD student at that same Department, with a fellowship from the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. His research is focused on mesoporous silica nanoparticles for antitumor drug delivery.

Miss Natividad Gómez Cerezo
Natividad Gómez Cerezo was born in Madrid in 1990. She graduated in Chemistry at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) in 2012, where she also studied and finished her MSc in Applied Chemistry in 2013. During her BScs she obtained a collaboration grant, and afterwards a postgraduate scholarship in the Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica (CSIC). Recently she has received a PhD at the Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry department of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Her research includes the synthesis, characterization and application of bioceramic material for bone regeneration.
Miss Natividad Gómez Cerezo
Natividad Gómez Cerezo was born in Madrid in 1990. She graduated in Chemistry at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) in 2012, where she also studied and finished her MSc in Applied Chemistry in 2013. During her BScs she obtained a collaboration grant, and afterwards a postgraduate scholarship in the Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica (CSIC). Recently she has received a PhD at the Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry department of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Her research includes the synthesis, characterization and application of bioceramic material for bone regeneration.
Dr. Fernando Conde López
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Dr. Ana Isabel Martín Barral
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Miss. Pilar Cabañas Jiménez
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Mr. Jose Manuel Moreno Pérez
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