Dr Lander Egana Gorrono
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dr. Lander Egana-Gorrono is a postdoctoral fellow at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City. His research involves the study of macrophage biology in the context of cardiometabolic diseases such as atherosclerosis or diabetes.
Before joining NYU, Lander obtained his Ph.D in Biomedicine at the University of Barcelona, Spain, for his discoveries on host genetic factors involved in metabolic complications in HIV-infected patients. Then, he moved to Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, to begin his postdoctoral career.
Lander has received training in science and innovation management and he has been part of the Offices of Biotechnology and Business Development at Einstein. He believes in the importance of building bridges between academic inventions and early-stage investors in order to benefit our society.