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UNAV - University of Navarra

UNAV participation in RESPINE will include the Department of Hematology and Cell Therapy and the Department of Orthopedics, located in the Clinica Universidad de Navarra a multidisciplinary University Hospital. The Clinica Universidad de Navarra is a tertiary referral center located in the Comunidad Foral de Navarra that receives patients from all over Spain and Portugal. The Cell Therapy Area of the University of Navarra (UNAV) was established in 2002 and is headed by Dr. Felipe Prósper. Research in his laboratory is focused on the role of stem cells for treatment of human diseases and involves from basic studies to preclinical animal models to several clinical trials with ATMP. The Department includes a certified GMP laboratory. The Clínica Universidad is the academic medical centre of the University of Navarra and functions closely with the Faculty of Medicine, Sciences, Pharmacy, the Nurse School and the Centre for Applied Medical Research


Team composition


Docteur Matías Alfonso 


Principal investigator


Prof. Felipe Prósper Cardoso, MD PhD


is director of the Cell Therapy department at the Clínica Universitaria of the University of Navarra. He has advanced understanding of stem cell therapy and is conducting several pre-clinical and phase II stem cell clinical trials in Europe to evaluate safety and effectiveness of new therapies ).


Froilan Granero-Molto, PhD


is Researcher


Enrique Andreu, PhD


is Researcher






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