Carmen Moreno, scientific leadership in the study of severe allergies caused by insect stings

Carmen Moreno directs the Allergology Unit of the Reina Sofía Hospital of Cordoba. She has focused her work on the search for allergy treatments for almost three decades and currently leads a team that is a Spanish benchmark for the battle against allergies caused by severe insect stings that can kill a person.


Marina Murillo, leading the future of mathematics with an outstanding academic record

Marina Murillo is from San Fernando in Cadiz. She graduated with a degree in Mathematics in 2010 and in the same year she received the Spanish National Award for the Top Academic Record. She holds a PhD from the Polytechnic University of Valencia and, although she started a post-doctoral position at the Basque Centre for Applied Mathematics, she ended up returning to Castellón to take up a post as a maths professor at the University Jaume I. Marina currently combines teaching with research. The Royal Mathematical Society of Spain together with the BBVA Foundation has selected her as one of the seven most promising young mathematicians in the country, awarding them the Vicent Caselles Prize for Mathematical Research.

Concha Herrera, research to regenerate damaged tissue using bone marrow cells

Concha Herrera is the director of the Cell Therapy Unit of the Reina Sofía Hospital in Cordoba. She has been researching the use of bone marrow cells to cure diseases for thirty years. The clinical trials that she directs apply these cells in order to regenerate damaged tissue, and they provide hope for patients who have no other form of treatment.