Dr. Cristina Lucía Dávila Fajardo obtains PhD degree in pharmacogenetics

September 29th, 2020 was a memorable day as Cristina Lucía Dávila Fajardo obtained her (second!) PhD degree from Leiden University in the Netherlands. Since 2010, she collaborates with Prof. Henk-Jan Guchelaar and Dr. Jesse Swen from the Leiden University Medical Center in pharmacogenetics research.

This work resulted in the thesis entitled ‘Genetic variants contribute to differences in response and toxicity to drugs used in autoimmune diseases: Rheumatoid arthritis and Systemic lupus erythematosus’.

Dr. Dávila Fajardo is a hospital pharmacist at the San Cecilio University Hospital, Granada, Spain. In 2006 she completed her first PhD degree in molecular microbiology from the University of Madrid, Spain.

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