Dr Carolina Gándara - Newcells

Retinal platform

An in vitro, light responsive, retinal model for accurate predictions of in vivo outcomes you can have confidence in.


Kidney platform

The most advanced near-physiological high throughput kidney proximal tubule cells (PTC) model to investigate drug transport modalities in vitro.

Lung epithelia model

Lung model

A model to investigate airway physiology, viral infection, drug safety and environmental impacts on lung airway epithelia.

Sinusoid iPSC-derived Liver model

Liver model

We are developing a model of liver sinusoid derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC).

Dr Carolina Gándara

Senior Scientist

Degree in Biology from Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil

PhD in Molecular Biology from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

Over 10 years of experience working in life science laboratories across the world (Brazil, Spain, Germany and UK). Wide variety of skills in molecular & cell biology, high-resolution microscopy, assay development and validation. Carolina loves to play volleyball and is a keen tennis player. She enjoys spending time with her family, going out for walks, travelling and exploring new places.

Favourite Quotation: “Remember to look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” Stephen Hawking.

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