Irene Santiago

Irene Santiago

2019 Cohort

Faculty Mentor: Dr. Kaustabh Ghosh


Master of Science in Bioengineering (2019) - University of California, Riverside
Postgraduate Diploma in Bioengineering Management (2017) - University of California, Riverside
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology (2017) - Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy (2016) - Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain

Research Interest

My dissertation focuses on the role of mechanobiology in vascular inflammation and degeneration associated with diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration, the leading causes of vision loss in the global diabetic and aging population, respectively.