Irene Cuesta

Irene Cuesta, MSc

Senior Instructor

René Remie Surgical Skills Centre

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Irene Cuesta, MSc, studied biology at the University of Jaén (Spain). She worked at the department of physiology of the same university on an in-vivo assay with gliomas in rats. Subsequently, she worked at the Laboratory of CAR Madrid, to analyze blood samples of top athletes. She also holds a BSc in Physiotherapy and an MSc in Manual Therapy. Since 2018 she is the assistant of prof. René Remie at RRSSC. In 2020 she reached the level of a senior instructor. She specialized in many microsurgical and general techniques, i.e. anatomy, suturing, intubation, telemetry implantations, vascular and non-vascular catheterizations, myocardial infarction models, stereotaxic surgery, and more. She has experience in rats, mice, hamsters, and guinea pigs. Irene is also a gifted archer, was multiple Spanish Champion Women Compound, and was the Spanish Paralympic team coach at the 2012 and 2016 games in London and Rio de Janeiro. She is also an international classifier for World Archery.