Group Members

Group Leader

Head of Radiochemistry Department
jllop@cicbiomagune.es

Ph.D. from the University of Ramon Llull in 2002. Postdoctoral Research at Navarra University Hospital (CUN) working with Iván Peñuelas and in 2003 at Uppsala University PET Center in the group of Bengt Langstrom. In 2004 he went back to Spain to work as Production Manager of the Radiopharmaceutical Laboratory at Institut d'Alta Tecnologia (IAT-PRBB, Barcelona). Since 2007 he is group leader at the CICbiomaGUNE.


 

 
Ph.D. Students

Ph. D. Student
Bsc Biochemistry at Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
MSc in translational medicine at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
byague@cicbiomagune.es

'BLADDEBOTS Enzyme propelled nanobots as efficient nanotech platform for bladder cancer therapy'

Ph. D. Student
BsC in Biology at University of Basque Country, Spain
MsC in Neurocience at University of Basque Country, Spain
laguado@cicbiomagune.es

'Evaluation of pathological processes caused by arteriovenous malformation: blood brain barrier disruption and therapeutic potential of antioxidants. A translational study'


Ph. D. Student
BsC in Biotechnology at University of Zaragoza, Spain
MsC in Neurocience at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
ajoya@cicbiomagune.es

'Blood brain barrier disruption after subarachnoid hemorrhage: clinical relevance, role of hyperglycemia and effect of potentiating endogenous antioxidant mechanisms. A translational study '


Ph. D. Student
BsC in Chemistry at Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
MsC in Industrial Chemistry and Introduction to Chemical Research at Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
csimo@cicbiomagune.es

'Biological fate on nanomaterials with nuclear imaging'


Ph.D. Student
B.Sc in Chemistry at Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
M.Sc in Chemistry by the University of Copenhagen
omoreno@cicbiomagune.es

'Longitudinal and multi-tracer evaluation of pathophysiological aspects of the Alzheimer's disease in a rat model of AD using in vivo preclinical imaging techniques'

Ph.D. Student
B.Sc in Physics and Mechanical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
M.Sc in Advanced Materials Science and Engineering at Imperial College London, UK
kyorulmaz@cicbiomagune.es

'Labelling gold nanoparticles with fluorinated ligands for pharmacokinetic applications using PET'

 
Master student

Master student
B.Sc in Biotechnologies at University of Siena, Italy
M.Sc in in Medical Biotechnologies at University of Siena, Italy
stella.coletta@student.unisi.it


 

 
Summer student

Summer student
B.Sc in Biomedical Engineering in Tecnun, University of Navarra, Spain
hjorge@cicbiomagune.es


 
Postdoctoral Researchers


Postdoctoral Research Associate
Ph.D. in Chemistry at University of Basque Country, Spain
krpulagam@cicbiomagune.es

'An Atlantic innovation platform on diagnosis and treatment of neurological diseases and aging'

 
Entrepreneurial Researcher


Entrepreneurial Researcher
B.Sc in Chemistry by the National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina
PhD in Material Science by the National University of Mar del Plata, Argentina
mtchevalier@cicbiomagune.es


 
Research Technician


Laboratory Technician
BsC in Chemical Sciences at University of Basque Country, Spain
zbaz@cicbiomagune.es


Laboratory Technician
BsC in Chemistry at University of Granada, Spain
MsC in Chemical sciences and technologies, KHEMIA (speciality in research and development) at University of Granada, Spain
lplaza@cicbiomagune.es


Laboratory Technician
BsC in Biochemistry at University of Granada, Spain
MsC in Neuroscience at Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
mgomez@cicbiomagune.es

Laboratory Technician
Superior degree of Laboratory Analysis and Quality Control in CIFP Don Bosco, Spain
amrebollo@cicbiomagune.es

Radiochemistry Platform


CIC biomaGUNE Platform Manager
vgomez@cicbiomagune.es

Ph.D. in Radiochemistry at Ramon Llull University (Barcelona) in 2010 (Development of New Strategies for the Synthesis of Radiotracers Labeled with Short-Lived Isotopes: Application to 11C and 13N) at CRC-CIM (Barcelona) and CIC biomaGUNE (San Sebastian). Between 2005 and 2007 she worked as Quality Control Manager of the Radiopharmaceutical Laboratory at CRC-CIM. Since October 2007, she is the Platform Manager of Radiochemistry at CIC biomaGUNE.


Cyclotron Engineer
Engineer at European University of Madrid, Spain
vsalinas@cicbiomagune.es


Platform Specialist
Graduated in enviroment chemistry at Don Bosco Institut, Spain
alekuona@cicbiomagune.es


 
Previous PhD Student from
Radiochemistry and Nuclear Imaging Group

PhD Student (2019-2021)

PhD Student (2018-2021)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2021)

'Pharmacokinetic evaluation of new drugs with potential application in Duchenne muscular dystrophy using Positron Emission Tomography and complementary techniques '

PhD Student (2018-2021)

PhD Student (2015-2020)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2020)

'A pre-targeting approach to boron neutron capture therapy: towards multipurpose boron-enriched therapeutic agents '

PhD Student (2015-2020)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2020)

'Synthesis, radiolabeling and preclinical evaluation of gold-nanomaterial based boron carriers as drug delivery systems: Potential application to boron neutron capture therapy '

PhD Student (2015-2019)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2020)

'Nanoemulsions as drug carriers: preclinical evaluation of pulmonary delivered hydrophobic drug-loaded nanocapsules'

PhD Student (2015-2019)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2022)

'Translocation and Biological Fate of Engineered Nanomaterials with Biomedical Application for Nanosafety Evaluation'

PhD Student (2014-2017)

Platform manager (2018)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2018)

'Radiolabelling and preclinical evaluation of NPs as drug delivery systems: Application to infectious pulmonary diseases'

PhD Student (2013-2016)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2017)

'Synthesis of 13N-labelled azoderivatives and evaluation as in vivo ß-amyloid markers'

PhD Student(2013-2016)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2017)

'Novel strategies for the preparation of 13N-labelled compounds: Synthesis of 13N-labelled aromatic azides, triazoles and tetrazoles '

PhD Student (2011-2016)

Ph.D. from University of Navarra, Spain (2016)

'Targeted Polymeric Nanoparticles: Radiolabelling with Ga-67 and in vivo evaluation in a mouse model of pancreatic adenocarcinoma using single photon emission computerized tomography'

PhD Student (2011-2015)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2015)

'Exploring new labeling strategies for boronated compounds: towards fast development and efficient assessment of BNCT drug candidates.'

PhD Student (2009-2014)

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2014-2015)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2014)

'Direct activation of metal oxide nanoparticles: application to biodistribution studies using positron emission tomography.'

PhD Student (2009-2013)

Ph.D. from University of Basque Country, Spain (2014)

'Synthesis and preclinical evaluation of 13N-labeled azo compounds for ß-amyloid imaging and synthesis of carborane derivatives for radiolabeling with positron emitters.'

Ph. D. Student (2009-2011)

Ph.D. from University of of Basque Country, Spain (2012)

'Development of new D2 receptor ligands analogs labelled with Carbon-11 and incorporating a 1,2-dicarba-closo-dodecaborane moiety in its structure: evaluation ex vivo and in vivo.'

CIC biomaGUNE Platform Manager

Ph.D. from Ramon Llull University, Spain (2010)

'Development of New Strategies for the Synthesis of Radiotracers Labeled with Short-Lived Isotopes: Application to 11C and 13N'
Previous Personnel from
Radiochemistry and Nuclear Imaging Group

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2019-2021)

'Designed proteins as new biologic therapies for fibrosis and cancer: in vivo imaging and efficacy studies'

Project Management Technician (2020-2021)

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2019-2020)

'Design of biomarkers for PET applications'

Research Technician (2012-2020)

Research Technician (2018-2020)

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2017-2019)

'Tailoring of bioactive material surfaces for health applications'

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2016-2018)

'Multi-tracer approach to the longitudinal investigation of AD in animal models'

Research Technician (2018)

Project Management Technician (2018)

Project Management Technician (2016-2017)

Research Technician (2014-2015)

Research Technician (2011-2015)

Research Technician (2013)