Elena González-Burgos
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Elena González-Burgos


Assistant professor of Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy at University Complutense of Madrid. Member of the Research Group “Pharmacology of Natural Products”. I obtained my European PhD in Pharmacy in 2012 (Extraordinary Doctoral Prize). I had worked for 3 years in the Spanish Agency of Medicines and Medical Devices (AEMPS). Expertise in the study of natural products from medicinal plants and lichens as neuroprotective agents, based on their antioxidant properties, against different models of oxidative stress in cell lines of the nervous system (neurons and astrocytes). Author of many scientific publications (25 in indexed journals, 4 in non-indexed journals and 9 chapters of books) as well as communications in national and international congresses. I have participated as researcher in four National funded projects and research stays at prestigious international centers (King’s College of London and Neuroscience Center in Coimbra). Teaching experience at all levels of higher education in Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacognosy subjects as well as experience in Educational Innovative Projects.

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Assistant Professor in Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy

Universidad Complutense de Madrid
November 2007
Department of Pharmacology
Dr. Elena Gonzalez-Burgos research interest focus on the pharmacology of natural products, and particularly, on the study of the neuroprotective activities of compounds found in vegetal species, based on their antioxidant ability.

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