<strong>Creativity</strong> and <strong>Innovation</strong><br /> for the patient Development of <strong>new therapies</strong> and <br /><strong>treatments</strong> to improve citizens health <strong>Internationally renowned</strong><br /> biomedical research

Creativity and Innovation
for the patient

Development of new therapies and
treatments to improve citizens health

Internationally renowned
biomedical research


Lydia Alvarez-Erviti

Lydia Alvarez-Erviti

Lydia Alvarez-Erviti

Email: laerviti@riojasalud.es

Phone: +34 941 278 875


Lydia Alvarez-Erviti studied Pharmacy in the University of Navarra (1993-1998). Her PhD in University of Navarra (1998-2002) was in the Cell Biology PhD program in the field of immunotoxicology and mycotoxins (PhD Studentship from the Department of Industry of the Government of Navarra). During this period she worked at the University of Oxford in a 4 month research project (International visit Studentship from Fundación Empresa-Universidad). Following an MSc program (Masters Degree in Clinical Trials Monitoring. ESAME-University of Barcelona, 2003) she returned to laboratory research as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Laboratory of Movement Disorders in the CIMA-University of Navarra). In 2006 she was awarded a Fellowship (Post-doctoral Fellowship Fondo de Investigación Sanitaria), as part of this award she conducted a research project in the Department of Clinical Neuroscience (University College London).

In 2008 she was appointed as a senior post-doctoral research in Dr Matthew Wood’s gene therapy laboratory (University of Oxford). She returned to the Department of Clinical Neuroscience (UCL) as a senior post-doctoral fellow (October 2009).

In 2011 she was awarded with a Senior Research Fellowship (Parkinson’s UK) to develop the use of exosomes to deliver therapy for PD patients.

In October of 2014 she moved to Center for Biomedical Research of La Rioja (CIBIR) to establish a new research programme on Parkinson’s disease. In January of 2016 she was awarded with a Miguel Servet Senior Fellowship (Spanish Health Ministry) to investigate pathological mechanisms in Parkinson’s disease.

She has been awarded with prestigious grants including project grants, a Junior Fellowship and a Senior Fellowship from the Spanish Health Ministry and a Senior Fellowship from Parkinson’s UK. She has participated in 8 projects being the principal investigator in 2 of them.






11 April 2017


Molecular Neurology


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