Investigacion

Felip Vilella Mitjana

Felip Vilella Mitjana
Felip Vilella Mitjana
felipe.vilella@uv.es

Felip Vilella Mitjana

He is graduated in Biological Sciences (2002) and Biochemistry (2004) at the University of Navarra. In 2006 he obtained his PhD in Molecular Biology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lleida with the highest grade "Cum Laude".
He made his first postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Professor Aragon in the Clinical Science Centre of the Medical Research Council (MRC) in London supported by a grant from the Marie Curie program. In 2007 he was awarded the prestigious scholarship from the Ministry of Education and Science (FECYT) for the formation of Spanish doctors abroad to complete their studies at the MRC.

During his years in England (2006-2009), he specialized in the mechanisms of DNA repair and progression in the cell cycle of eukaryotic cells. This knowledge gave him the opportunity to make a second post-doctoral fellow in the laboratory of Professor Lako in a mixed unit created between the University of Newcastle and the Prince Felipe Research Center in Valencia (CIPF). During this time, he moved his knowledge of cell biology to embryonic stem cells and its application in the field of regenerative medicine cycle.

In 2011 he began his career as principal investigator of the Endometrial Receptivity laboratory within the IVI Foundation directed by Professor Simon. His field of work is focused on the study of endometrial receptivity and cross-talk between mother and embryo during implantation. In 2014 he obtained a Miguel Servet position issued by the Institute of Health Carlos III and became part of the Foundation for Research of the Clinical Hospital of Valencia (INCLIVA).

He has published 30 scientific works in prestigious journals such as Nature Cell Biology, Stem Cells, Endocrine Reviews, Development and Science among others, and is a regular contributor and reviewer of international journals. He has directed 2 doctoral thesis. He has participated in over 15 international projects being principal investigator in 6 of them. He has participated as invited speaker in over 40 international conferences.