María Inés Herrera
Dr. María Inés Herrera graduated from the School of Psychology at the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina (UCA), where she also pursued master’s courses in Social Studies of Disability. She completed her clinical training in Developmental Neuropsychology at the Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires and her doctoral studies in Neuroscience at the Institute of Cardiological Research, University of Buenos Aires (ININCA-UBA). Since 2020, she is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Argentina (CONICET) at the Centre of Psychological Research (UCA) and at the Laboratory of Cytoarchitecture and Brain Plasticity (Inter-American University - UAI), supervised by Dr. Francisco Capani (Principal Investigator, CONICET). She is devoted to the study of neurobehavioral changes after perinatal asphyxia and potential neuroprotective strategies in preclinical models. She has published several papers in the field, and also about multiple sclerosis, metabolic syndrome, and Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Herrera works as a reviewer in Frontiers in Pharmacology and as an Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cognitive Neuropsychology at UCA.