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Irene López-Vílchez, Ph.D.

Irene López-Vílchez Pictures by Irene López-Vílchez

Biochemist. Post-Doc Researcher at the Department of Hemotherapy and Hemostasis. Hospital Clinic of Barcelona - Institute of Biomedical Research August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS). Researcher of the Platelet Research Laboratory.

Research interest

  • Platelet physiology and pathology.
  • Congenital and acquired bleeding disorders.
  • Thrombosis, atherosclerosis and vascular injury.
  • Pharmacological management of hemostasis.
  • Quality control of platelet concentrates; development on synthetic alternatives.
  • Endothelial dysfunction.
  • Artificial surfaces; blood biocompatibility.


  • Clinical Laboratory:
  • Physiology and Pathology:
    • Experimental models of haemostasis and thrombosis: Annular and flat chamber perfusion systems.
    • Morphometric techniques.
    • Biomarkers (ELISA).
    • Isolation of blood cells (platelets, red blood cells, leukocytes).
    • Mechanisms and Signaling Pathways (Activating / Inhibitory strategies. SDS-PAGE electrophoresis. Western-blot. Immunoprecipitation).
    • Endothelial cell cultures: HUVEC, HMEC-1.
  • Morphology: light microscopy, electron microscopy and confocal fluorescence microscopy.
  • Image digital analysis.


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