• Curriculum vitae


    September 2016: Doctoral degree (PhD) with international mention. “Effects of chronic stress in aging: influence of sex and perinatal nutritional interventions”. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain).
    June 2012: Master´s degree in Neuroscience and Cognition. University of Navarra (Pamplona, Spain).
    July 2011: Degree in Pharmacy University of Navarra.
    June 2005: Primary and secondary school. Deutsche Schule San Alberto Magno (San Sebastian, Spain).


    Since March 2017: Postdoctoral researcher: Institut für Physiologie I. Universitatsklinikum Münster.
    May-September 2015: Predoctoral stage. Inserm UMR-S 1172 (Lille, France).
    September 2012-2016: Research staff in training. Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology. University of Navarra. Pamplona, Spain.

    Grants and awards

    • Best communication award in the area “Nutrition, Lifestyle and Health” (6th conference of experimental science and health of the University of Navarra, 2012).
    • Pre-Doctoral Scholarship (Asociación de Amigos de la Universidad de Navarra, 2012).
    • Master´s degree grant to encourage the execution of the PhD (Asociación de Amigos de la Universidad de Navarra; 2011).
  • Publications


    1. Bengoetxea X, Paternain L, Martisova E, Milagro FI, Martinez JA, Campion J, Ramirez MJ: “Effects of perinatal diet and prenatal stress on the behavioral profile of aged male and female rats” J Psychopharmacol. 2017 Mar 31. 3:356-364.


    1. Bengoetxea X, de Ceriain AL, Azqueta A, Ramirez MJ: “Purported Interactions of Amyloid-β and Glucocorticoids in Cytotoxicity and Genotoxicity: Implications in Alzheimer's Disease” J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Oct 4;54(3):1085-1094
    2. Wang Z, Monteiro CD, Jagodnik KM, …, Bausela XB, …, Ma'ayan A: “Extraction and analysis of signatures from the Gene Expression Omnibus by the crowd”, Nat Commun. 2016 Sep 26. 7:12846.


    1. Bengoetxea X, Rodriguez-Perdigon M, Ramirez MJ: “Object recognition test for studying cognitive impairments in animal models of Alzheimer's disease”, Front Biosci (Schol Ed). 2015 Jun 1. 7:10-29.