With a Degree in Health Sciences from the University of Barcelona (2002, Spain), Duna initiated her career in Clinical Research after her Master in Clinical Trial Coordination at the Faculty of Medicine of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona. Additionally, Duna went on to earn a Master in Management of Research & Development of European Projects at IDEC.
As a Clinical Research Associate (CRA) at the Hospital Sant Pau, Duna was involved in clinical trials in Hematology, Rheumatology and Psychiatry. Since 2003, she has assumed multiples roles in a CRO, as a CRA, Head of the Communications Department, and as Project Manager in clinical trials and medical marketing projects. Duna also had the opportunity to collaborate in the development of Clinical Practice Guidelines for the treatment of follicular lymphoma.
She has managed clinical trials from phases I to IV and studies for several pharmaceutical companies such as Bayer, Eisai, Ferrer, Grifols, Isdin, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, Sanofi-Aventis, Amgen, Astra-Zeneca, and Eli Lilly.
From 2012 to 2015, Duna held the position of Project Manager of clinical trials at MedSIR. She currently is applying her knowledge of Psychology in the role of People Manager within MedSIR’s Human Resources Department as well as collaborating with the Quality Assurance Department.
Duna is fluent in Catalan, Spanish, and English.