María Rodríguez AburtoYoung Academy Ireland Member
Senior Lecturer and a Neuroscientist
María Rodríguez Aburto is a biologist and a neuroscientist studying how gut microbes shape the developing brain and how this can help us to understand the complex aetiology of neurodevelopmental disorders. After growing up in Madrid, Spain, where she also did her PhD on inner ear neurobiology, she moved to Frankfurt, Germany, where she studied the communication between neurons and blood vessels in the developing brain. María recently obtained an SFI Pathway Award and an ERC Starting Grant.