Carlos B. Rueda Diez holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and a M.Sc. in Molecular Biomedicine from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (Spain). He is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Neurology at Columbia University, New York.
His research is focused on uncovering the molecular mechanisms of Glut1 deficiency, a pediatric neurodegenerative disease. His research interests are mitochondria, neurobiology and metabolism. Carlos is involved in STEM teaching and volunteers for educative purposes and is also interested in scientific divulgation, in order to bring research advances to public awareness.