Biohope Welcomes Nuria de Pedro as R&D Director

Published On: March 1st, 2024

Biohope is delighted to announce the appointment of Nuria de Pedro, PhD, as the new Research and Development (R&D) Director. With 25 years of extensive experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, she brings a wealth of expertise and leadership to our dynamic team.

Nuria holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Autonoma University of Madrid. Her remarkable journey in the field of life sciences began with a significant tenure in international pharmaceutical companies, including nine years at MSD and seven years at Medina. Throughout her career, she has demonstrated a remarkable commitment to advancing scientific research and innovation.

With a robust background in R&D, Nuria has led teams specializing in the design, development, and implementation of novel assays, with a particular focus on automation and miniaturization processes. Notably, she has contributed to numerous scientific papers, presented at international symposiums, and holds several patents in oncology and neurodegeneration diseases.

Nuria’s leadership extends beyond the laboratory, as she has actively participated in national and international projects, including those focused on hepatotoxicity and cardiotoxicity. She has also served as a mentor and co-tutor for university students pursuing advanced degrees in medicine and biotechnology.

In her previous role as Chief Scientific Officer and Chief Laboratory Officer at Life Length, an IVD Biotech company, she played a pivotal role in leading automation processes, clinical trials, and product development under stringent quality accreditations and certifications. Her tenure at Life Length underscores her ability to drive innovation and deliver results in complex and challenging environments.

As the new R&D Director at Biohope, Dr. Nuria de Pedro will play a central role in shaping our research initiatives and driving forward our mission to develop groundbreaking therapies. Her profound understanding of the intricacies of drug development, coupled with her passion for scientific excellence, aligns seamlessly with Biohope’s commitment to innovation and advancing patient care.

We warmly welcome Nuria to the Biohope family and look forward to leveraging her expertise as we embark on this exciting journey of discovery and innovation together!