Marina Martinez-Hernandez holds a B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering (Universidad Carlos III Madrid) and a M.Sc. in Bioinformatics and Big Data (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Karolinska Institutet, and Stockholm University). During her undergraduate and postgraduate studies, Marina has performed research in internationally recognized institutions such as the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering (Harvard Medical School), SciLifeLab (Karolinska Institutet), Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO), or the Krasnow Institute of Advanced Study (George Mason University), among others.
Currently, she is a third-year PhD "La Caixa" Fellow at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia. Her research focuses on developing therapies to promote in situ cardiac regeneration to alleviate the aftermaths of myocardial infarction. She is also a visiting scholar at Imperial College London and Vall d'Hebron Research Institute (VHIR). Marina is a member of the Rafael del Pino Alumni Board as well as the co-President of its Club of Scientists.