Cristina Delgado

Member of the Outreach Department

Involvement in SRUK/CERU

Since 2001, Cristina carries out her scientific activity from UK as an independent consultant for biotech companies and also as an expert witness in litigations between pharmaceutical companies. She obtained her BPharm in 1981 at the Universidad de Alcala which was followed by an MPhil (Biochemistry) in 1983 and a PhD (Biochemistry) in 1986. During her post-doctoral years at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine she developed new technologies for the PEGylation of proteins, liposomes and viruses which innovation lead to seven patent families. In 1995 she was one of the three founder scientists of polyMASC Pharmaceuticals plc where she continued developing the technology until the sale of the company to Valentis Inc and transfer of the technology to California in 2001. She joined SRUK/CERU as an associate member in 2012 and has contributed to the international department. She is currently an active member of the working group at Oxford. Cristina lives in a very active community where she contributes as Trustee of Speen Playing Fields (Charity registration no 30031) and also volunteers at One Can Trust (Charity registration no 1148626).