Cristina Gálvez graduated in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Barcelona in 2014 and MSc in AIDS Pathogenesis and Treatment from Gimbernat – Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2015. Then she joined Dr. Javier Martinez-Picado’s team at IrsiCaixa, obtaining her PhD in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine in 2021. During her PhD she focused her research on studying the mechanisms of HIV persistence and characterizing the viral reservoir in different patient cohorts. A year after completing her PhD, Cristina studied a Master’s Degree in Clinical Trial Monitoring and start working as a clinical research associate involved in international clinical research studies in cancer, nephrology and Alzheimer.
In 2023, Cristina came back to IrsiCaixa to work as a data manager.