The “Ilustre Academia de Ciencias de la Salud Ramón y Cajal” rewards the career of Dr. Marisa López-Teijón

The Director of Institut Marquès has been named a full member by the “Ilustre Academia de Ciencias de la Salud Ramón y Cajal” at an event held at the Complutense University of Madrid where she was also awarded the “Cordón y Pin Académico”

On the occasion of the ESHRE Annual meeting, last Saturday, 30th of June, the Director of Institut Marquès, Dr Marisa López- Teijón was named a full member by the “Ilustre Academia de Ciencias de la Salud Ramón y Cajal”. During the event, held at the Faculty of Medicine of the Complutense University in Madrid, she was also awarded the “Cordón y Pin Académico”. This award acknowledges the accomplishments during her professional career in the field of Assisted Reproduction.

The “Ilustre Academia de Ciencias de la Salud Ramón y Cajal” highlighted the work of the Director of Institut Marquès in the field of scientific research and innovation:

“Dr Marisa López-Teijón Pérez. Degree in Medicine by the University of Santiago with outstanding qualifications. Member of the board of directors of the Spanish Society of Gynecology. Director of the Institut Marquès, leading international centre in Assisted Reproduction based in several countries. According to the scientific platform Research Gate, in 2018 she belongs to the 10% most relevant scientists in the world.

Thanks to her work:

  • The Embryo Adoption Programme was launched in 2004 giving the abandoned frozen embryos a chance at life. To this day, more than 1.000 children have been born only because of the existence of this programme.
  • The scientific community and the population have been made aware that male sterility is caused by toxic chemicals.
  • In Vitro Fertilisation has been improved, allowing more and more people to fulfill their dream of being parents.
  • And it has been shown that fetuses only hear through the vagina of the mother.

Her publications on the benefits of musical vibrations since the beginning of life and the discovery of fetal hearing have been awarded by Harvard University and MIT with the Ig Nobel prize in Medicine 2017″

In this edition, Dr. López-Teijón was awarded in the specialty of Gynaecology. The event was attended by prominent names of the scientific and medical community of our country.