Raquel Cruz Guerrero

05-cruzBiostatistician Biology PhD. Her work focuses on the field of rare diseases, having a special interest in the integration of environmental and genetic factors by spatial patterns of genetic epidemiology.

Her work is a fundamental support in all areas of the group, mainly in pharmacogenetics, in which she has participated in a study about HIV in patients treated with Kaletra -opinavir/tenofovir- or efavirenz; in hereditary cancer, in which she has carried out the analysis of several GWAS of thyroid and colorectal cancer; in genetic studies of pathological processes in mitochondrial diseases;and in the area of the line of neurodevelopmental disorders. In thelast one,she has worked in various cognitive studies with children with Smith Magenis syndrome or Williams syndrome.