Dr Clara Dominguez Vivero
Medical Doctor, PhD
Place of work / study:
Hospital Clínico Universitario de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Area of Research:
Neurology, specifically dementia and neuroinflammation.
How is your work funded?
I work for the Spanish public health system.
Tell us a little about yourself:
I am passionate about art and travelling, and also about meeting new people. This is one of the reasons I love my job as a doctor, as it allows me to meet people all the time and become close to them.
Tell us a fun fact about yourself:
I am always changing my mind, in fact I started another degree before medicine and changed afterwards.
Why did you choose to work in dementia?
? I had several cases in my family and I think is a great way to know better how our mind works.
What single piece of advice would you give to an early career researcher?
Be constant and keep the spirit up.
What book are you reading right now? Would you recommend it?
“Pilgrims of beauty”, written by a María Belmonte,  about nineteen century writers and philosophers and their travels in Italy and Greece, the “Grand Tour”
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