Neuromuscular Diseases

Group co-leader: Adolfo López de Munáin, M.D., Ph.D.

IIS Biodonostia E-mail

Group co-leader: Amets Sáenz Peña Ph.D.

IIS Biodonostia E-mail

Strategic Objectives

  • Phenotypic and neuropsychological characterisation of neuromuscular diseases.
  • Genotype/phenotype correlation in LGMD2A.
  • Development of cellular models for physiopathological studies and testing of therapies in neuromuscular diseases.
  • Clinical and pre-clinical trials.

Main lines of research

  • Waist dystrophies.
  • Facio-scapulo-humeral dystrophy and other scapulo-peroneal syndromes.
  • Myotonic dystrophy.
  • Duchenne dystrophy.
  • Cellular models for muscular diseases.


Team Members

Name Surname Center E-mail
Ana Aiastui Pujana IIS Biodonostia
Jesús Maria Aizpurua Iparraguirre UPV – EHU
Sonia Alonso Martín IIS Biodonostia
Xabier Bengoetxea Bausela IIS Biodonostia
Lorea Blazquez García IIS Biodonostia
Maria Pilar Camaño González IIS Biodonostia
Martxel Dehesa Etxebeste IIS Biodonostia
Juan Bautista Espinal Valencia OSI Donostialdea
Gorka Fernández García de Eulate OSI Donostialdea
Roberto Fernández Torrón IIS Biodonostia
Gorka Gereñu Lopetegi IIS Biodonostia
Francisco Javier Gil Bea IIS Biodonostia
Pablo Iruzubieta Agudo OSI Donostialdea
Amaia Lasa Aranzasti OSI Donostialdea
Jaione Lasa Elgarresta IIS Biodonostia
Pablo Marco Moreno  IIS Biodonostia
Itxaso Martí Carrera OSI Donostialdea
Jose Ignacio Miranda Murua UPV – EHU
Laura Mosqueira Martín IIS Biodonostia
Neia Naldaiz Gastesi IIS Biodonostia
Jon Ondaro Ezkurra IIS Biodonostia
Oihane Pikatza Menoio IIS Biodonostia
Juan José Poza Aldea OSI Donostialdea
Anabel Rico Castro IIS Biodonostia
Amets Saénz Peña IIS Biodonostia
Andone Sistiaga Berrondo UPV – EHU
Ainara Vallejo Illarramendi UPV – EHU
Andrea Valls Rodriguez IIS Biodonostia
Miren Zulaica Ijurco IIS Biodonostia

Scientific Output


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