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Gastroenterologist , researcher

Belén Beltrán, Spanish gastroenterologist, researcher. Achievements include characterization of a mitochondial mechanism that affords protection against apoptosis and which is triggered complex IV of the respiratory chain is blocked by nitric oxide.

Background

Beltrán, Belén was born on August 16, 1971 in Algemesí, Spain. Daughter of Vicente Beltrán and Fina Niclós.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Valencia, Spain, 1995. Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine, University Valencia, Spain, 1999.

Career

Research grantee Generalitat Valenciana, Faculty of Medicine, University Valencia, 1995—1998, senior research fellow department pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, 2001. Senior research fellow Wolfson Institute biomedical Research, University College London, 1998—2000. Trainee in gastroenterology Hospital Universitari La Fe, Valencia, 2001—2005, gastroenterologist, senior researcher national health service, since 2005.

Honorary research fellow St. Mary´s Hospital, Imperial College London, 1994. University lecturer department pharmacology University Valencia, 1997—1999, Doctor of Philosophy examiner, 2002, University La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain, 2001. Head researcher Spanish Ministry of Health plan Hospital Universitari La Fe, Valencia, since 2005.

Honorary clinical observer St. Mark's Hospital & Academic Institute, London, 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include characterization of a mitochondial mechanism that affords protection against apoptosis and which is triggered complex IV of the respiratory chain is blocked by nitric oxide.

Membership

Member Medics Without Frontiers, Spain, 2005. Volunteer Fundación Juan Bonal, Zaragoza, Spain, since 1995. Member of Royal Academy Medicine of Valencia (correspondent Best Basic Research prize 1997), American Gastroenterology Association (associate), Spanish Working Group Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (associate), Spanish Association Gastroenterology (associate).

Connections

Married José-Daniel Rubio-Pastor, October 16, 2005. 1 child Noa Rubio-Beltrán.

father:
Vicente Beltrán

mother:
Fina Niclós

spouse:
José-Daniel Rubio-Pastor

child:
Noa Rubio-Beltrán