Julio C. Hernandez-Camarena

Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education

Julio C. Hernandez-Camarena is a Surgeon graduated from the Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Tecnologico de Monterrey. He graduated from the same institution as specialist in Ophthalmology and did a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the “Instituto de Oftalmologia Conde de Valenciana, IAP”, UNAM.He obtained his PhD in Clinical Sciences at the Tecnologico de Monterrey, and he is an active member of the National System of Researchers in Mexico (SNI level 1) since 2016. Currently, he acts as an Associate Professor in the Ophthalmology Department at the Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Tecnologico de Monterrey and develops his practice as established clinician-scientist in the field of Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the Hospital Zambrano Hellion - TecSalud. He has a great interest and emphasis in Clinical Research (keratoconus and corneal crosslinking, corneal transplant and infectious keratitis) and Basic Research (development of biopharmaceutical molecules for the treatment of ocular surface disease and tissue engineering in corneal endothelium regeneration).