Patricia Sampedro-Piquero

Autonomous University of MadridSpain

Ms. Patricia Sampedro holds a degree and a doctorate in Psychology and currently works as a PhD Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Psychology at the Autonomous University of Madrid. Throughout these years, she has developed a productive line of research focused on cognitive deficits related to substance abuse and the neurobiology underlying the beneficial effects of behavioral treatments, such as and aerobic exercise, in this disorder. Because of her research training, this line of research has been performed in both preclinical and clinical models. In turn, this has resulted in 32 JCR-indexed publications, 4 book chapters, as well as attendance to more than 30 national and international congresses. Finally, she has participated and coordinated several scientific dissemination activities such as the Science Week, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science or the Night of the Researchers. Last year, she has received the International young investigator award funded by Medicines journal.

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