Members

researchers

Cristián Tejos Núñez

Cristián Tejos Núñez

Director

  • Biomarker design
  • Development of QSM reconstructors based on Deep learning.
Nicolás Crossley

Nicolás Crossley

Co-Director

  • Biomarker design
Dr. Crossley’s primary clinical interest is psychosis, and he uses multimodal imaging to study the brain in this disorder. He is particularly interested in brain connectivity using a network approach, the early stages of psychosis, and the response to treatment.
Gabriela Repetto

Gabriela Repetto

Main Researcher

  • Inclusion and evaluation of participants with 22q11 microdeletion syndrome.
  • Supervision of molecular studies for new patients.

María Gabriela Repetto Lisboa

MD (P Universidad Catolica de Chile);
Pediatrician (University of Wisconsin-Madison, EEUU);
Clinical Geneticist (Children´s Hospital , Boston, EEUU).

I am Professor of Genetics at Facultad de Medicina, Clínica Alemana Universidad del Desarrollo in Santiago, Chile and researcher at the Institute of Sciences and Innovation in Medicine at this institution.

My work is focused on genetic causes and modifiers of human diseases, with special emphasis on Rare Diseases (RD), which are conditions of low individual incidence, but that cumulatively affect 5-6% of the population. Within these RDs is 22q11.2 chromosome microdeletion syndrome, a condition that causes multiple congenital abnormalities and neurodevelopmental problems, being the highest know genetic risk factor for development of psychosis . It also has neurodegenerative manifestations, such as early onset Parkinson’s disease.

Pablo Irarrázaval

Pablo Irarrázaval

Main Researcher

  • Development of ITS reconstructors

Reconstruction of images and quantitative magnetic resonance images from scarce data. The two most important applications are: diffusion and susceptibility imaging.
Although the techniques are useful in any organ, the most important application is in the brain.
In particular, I am interested in using prior information to find spectral and directional information (for example, to reconstruct susceptibility tensors based on information from the diffusion tensor).

Juan Pablo Undurraga

Juan Pablo Undurraga

Associate Researcher

  • Inclusion and evaluation of participants with psychosis

Juan Pablo Undurraga studied medicine at the P. Universidad Católica de Chile.

He did his specialty in psychiatry at the Hospital Clinico de Barcelona and obtained his PhD in Medicine at the University of Barcelona. He was also a research fellow at McLean / Harvard Hospital in Belmont, MA.

He currently works as Head of the Psychiatry Service of the German Clinic UDD and in the Early Intervention Program at the Dr J. Horwitz Barak Psychiatric Institute in Santiago, Chile.
He is interested in clinical research, particularly the early psychosis, mood disorders and psychopharmacology.

Thesis students, Technicians and Collaborators

Juan Pablo Ramirez-Mahaluf

Juan Pablo Ramirez-Mahaluf

Postdoc Psicosis

Manuel Alejandro Chapa Carvajal

Manuel Alejandro Chapa Carvajal

PhD Thesis Student

Marisleydis García Saborit

Marisleydis García Saborit

PhD Thesis Student

Kathiuska Díaz

Kathiuska Díaz

PhD Thesis Student

Ángeles Tepper

Ángeles Tepper

PhD Thesis Student

Néstor Muñoz Camelo

Néstor Muñoz Camelo

PhD Thesis Student

Rocío Artigas Barrenechea

Rocío Artigas Barrenechea

PhD Thesis Student

José Manuel Larraín De Andraca

José Manuel Larraín De Andraca

PhD Thesis Student

Mathias Gabriel Lambert Villanueva

Mathias Gabriel Lambert Villanueva

MSc Thesis Student

Javier Ignacio Silva Orellana

Javier Ignacio Silva Orellana

MSc Thesis Student

Gabriel Eugenio Della Maggiora Valdés

Gabriel Eugenio Della Maggiora Valdés

Professional

ANalia Cuiza

ANalia Cuiza

Technical staff