Mercedes Binda


Dr. Maria Mercedes Binda, Ph.D.
Project manager

Maria Mercedes Binda holds a Master degree (1997) and a Ph.D. degree (2002) in Biological Sciences from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She also holds a Master (2004) and a Ph.D. (2009) in Medical Sciences from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KULeuven), Leuven, Belgium.   

From 2002 to 2016, she held several academic positions in Belgium, working in the field of the reproductive medicine, i.e. studying the pathophysiology of postoperative adhesions and endometriosis (KULeuven) and the ovarian tissue cryopreservation (Université Catholique de Louvain, UCLouvain, Belgium) 


From 2008 to 2010, she worked as Embryologist and Scientific Adviser at the Leuven Institute for Fertility and Embryology (L.I.F.E.), Heilig Hart Ziekenhuis, Leuven, Belgium. From 2017 to 2018, she was preclinical development manager and scientific writer at Promethera Biosciences (Belgium), developing cutting-edge advanced therapies for liver diseases. She has experience in peer-reviewing and evaluating European and international research grants.