Dr. Marta Rodriguez-Garcia obtained her MD from the University of Granada and PhD from the University of Barcelona (Spain). She completed her medical residency in Clinical Immunology and then moved to the USA for postdoctoral training, first at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard, and then at Dartmouth to focus her research on reproductive immunology and HIV infection. She then became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Immunology at Tufts, and recently moved to Wayne State University as an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology and the C.S Mott Center for Human Research and Development. Her research, funded by NIH, focuses on understanding the early events of mucosal HIV acquisition in women and how innate immune protection changes as women age. She serves as a standing member for the HIV Comorbidities and Clinical Studies (HCCS) NIH Study Section, she is a council member for the American Society for Reproductive Immunology (ASRI), and serves on the editorial board for the American Journal for Reproductive Immunology . She recently became a Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases (PATH) awardee.
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