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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Francisco Espejo Porras

Postdoctoral Scholar

francisco espejo porras

Francisco Espejo Porras

Postdoctoral Scholar

Education: 
Biochemistry Licenciature, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
MS, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biomedicine, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
PhD, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Research synopsis: 

After studying the endocannabinoid system in ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) and the role of the CB2 receptor in this disease mainly in the glia, I am now focusing on how the communication between neurons and glia by exosomes can affect to the pathogenesis in ALS and in Alzheimer's disease.

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