Ignacio Rego Pérez

Fotografía Carlos Vaamonde García

Postdoctoral Researcher

Biography

Carlos Vaamonde received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and holds a PhD in Biology (2013) from the University of A Coruña (UDC). His doctoral thesis focused on the effect of a mitochondrial dysfunction in the chondrocyte on the development of osteoarthritis and was carried out in the group of Aging and Inflammation, led by María José López Armada at the Biomedical Institute of A Coruña (INIBIC).

In 2014, he joined the group Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine from UDC, supported by the postdoctoral fellowship program supported by the Galician government. During this period, he completed two international research stays in the Inflammation-Immunopathology-Biotherapy Department (DHU i2B, Paris, France), led by F. Berenbaum, and in the Rheumatology Group (Liege, Belgium), led by M. Malaise. In 2017, he returned to Spain and established his own research line, focused on the role of hydrogen sulfide in age- and diabetes-associated osteoarthritis. Currently, he is an independent postdoctoral researcher in GIR at INIBIC.

Additionally, Carlos has been teaching in the Bachelor’s Degree of Occupational Therapy and in the Master’s degree in Health Care and Research organized by the Faculty of Health Science of UDC since 2017, being also research director of various students in their Master’s projects.