Experts in Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Mireia Sandalinas is a Biology graduate and has a Masters degree in Biotechnology from the University of Barcelona. Mireia Sandalinas joined the research team of the Cellular Biology Unit of the Department of Cellular Biology, Physiology and Immunology of the Faculty of Sciences of the Autonomous University of Barcelona in 1992 under the direction of Dr. Josep Santaló. In 1994 she began her training as embryologist in the Institut Dexeus in Barcelona. In 1998 she joined the research team of Doctors Cohen and Munné in the PGD area at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, NJ. Since then her research has been focused on the study of aneuploidy and chromosomal disorders on embryonic development, as well as their effect on infertility. She has participated in over 2000 cycles of PGD.  In 2000 she was nominated for the prize of promising young researcher (ESHRE, Bologna 2000), and finalist for the General Program Prize in the same year of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM, San Diego, 2000). In 2003 she moved back to Spain where she cofounded Reprogenetics Spain with Carles Giménez, Santiago Munné and Jacques Cohen. Since then, she is co-director of Reprogenetics Spain. She has published more than 20 scientific papers, and is a frequent lecturer to present his team’s work nationally and internationally.