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Macarena Hernández-Jiménez
Chief Scientific Officer at AptaTargets S.L.


PhD in Biomedicine with more than 10 years of experience in neurosciences and pharmacology in cerebrovascular diseases, in addition to 6 years of experience in the Stroke National Investigation consortium (INVICTUS).

Ms. Hernández-Jiménez has worked at the Ramón y Cajal Hospital (Madrid, Spain) and collaborated with 12 hospitals in the investigation of large translational preclinical studies in stroke. PhD and postdoctoral positions in topics related to cerebral hypoxia-ischemia in the hospital setting (Ramón y Cajal Hospital and La Paz Hospital) and in cerebral ischemia and pharmacology at the Complutense University (Neurovascular Research Unit). Currently, CSO of AptaTargets focused in preclinical studies and clinical trials required to develop a new aptameric therapy for the treatment of stroke patients.

Agenda Sessions

  • ApTOLL, A New Therapeutic Approach for the Treatment of Ischemic Stroke