Dr Azucena Gonzalez

  • Immunologist, Hospital Clínic of Barcelona

Dr Azucena Gonzalez has been an immunologist at the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona since 2015. After finishing her residency, she received the ‘Josep Font’ Research Award to complete her doctoral work. Since 2016, she has been a specialist in the immunotherapy (IT) department, focusing on the development of new cell therapies to bring them to the patient. Dr Gonzalez is currently responsible for the production of CAR-T and TIL therapies. 

She is an R3A researcher in the group “Immunogenetics and immunotherapy in autoinflammatory and immune responses,” working predominantly in the “Cellular and genetic immunotherapy for the treatment of cancer and other immune-mediated diseases” research line. Her research studies have focused on the function of T lymphocytes since the study of the role of HLA polymorphism in T function (infection and histocompatibility) and converging on the participation in the antitumor response through them.