Qualified in her native country, Mexico, she received her degree and license to practice as a medical doctor in 2016. Subsequently, she completed 3-years of specialist training obtaining a higher diploma as a specialist in medical genetics. During her training as a medical geneticist, she studied cytogenetics, genetics, and molecular biology and acquired knowledge and experience of working in both diagnostic and research laboratories. As a clinician, she saw, studied, and counseled patients of all ages with diverse genetic diseases. She undertook a thesis project studying Huntington’s Disease, this research was published under “Telomere length analysis on leukocytes derived from patients with Huntington Disease” (PerezGrovas-Saltijeral A., et al. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development 2020).
In her free time, Adriana enjoys drawing portraits, taking walks in nature, exercising, and photography.