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Salvador Macip

A doctor, researcher, and writer, he has a PhD in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona and has worked at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Now at the University of Leicester, where he is Associate Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, he presently heads a research group that specialises in cancer and ageing. Since 2020, he has also been a researcher and Professor at the Faculty of Health Services at the Open University of Catalonia. He has also written numerous novels, children’s books, and short stories. Moreover, he has published several popular science essays, among them, Ramon y Cajal (Angle Editorial, 2016), Lliçons d’una pandèmia (Lessons from a Pandemic, Anagrama, 2020), and Què ens fa humans? (What Makes Us Human? Arcàdia, 2022).

Update: 23 June 2022

Has participated in

Ramón y Cajal: When Art Becomes Science

Salvador Macip and Cristina Nombela

Brain maps

The legacy of Ramón y Cajal