ISLB 2023


Beatriz Bellosillo

Beatriz Bellosillo: Spain
Categories: Invited Speakers

Beatriz Bellosillo is the Head of the Molecular Biology laboratory at the Pathology Department of Hospital del Mar, in Barcelona, Spain, and is associate professor at the Pompeu Fabra University of Barcelona. She is an experienced molecular biologist with expertise in translational research in Hematology and Oncology areas in Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM).

She studied Pharmacy from 1988-1993 and developed her PhD studies from1993- 1999 in University of Barcelona. Since her incorporation in Hospital del Mar (Barcelona) in 2001, she has developed the molecular diagnostic area in the Pathology Department with a special focus in the haematological and oncological areas and obtained ISO9001 certification in 2015 and ISO15189 accreditation in 2017. In addition, Dr. Bellosillo participates as assessor in quality programmes of the European Molecular Quality Network, and the Spanish Society of Pathology in the molecular quality programmes.

From the research point of view, Dr. Bellosillo is member of the research programme in cancer in the Hospital del Mar Research Institute and president of the Research Comission, which guarantees the implementation of the scientific policies in the institution.
In accordance with the routine clinical work, her scientific interest has focused in the last years in the assessment of molecular alterations and other biomarkers involved in haematological malignancies and solid tumors, with an especial emphasis in the implementation of liquid biopsy for studying solid tumors