Kerry Rodríguez McGreevy has a degree in Psychology and a PhD in Neuroscience from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). She has more than eight years of experience in the field of research, especially in the field of Psychology and Neuroscience.
She has worked as a researcher at the Ramón y Cajal Neurobiology Institute of the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) of Madrid. She developed her work in the Research Group on Neurogenesis in the Adult Individual, in the Department of Translational Neuroscience. Her line of research has focused mainly on the study of learning and memory mechanisms related to adult neurogenesis, as well as its modulation through physical activity, enriched environments, and stress. At this stage she participated in several research projects both national (BFU2013‐48907 ‐ R, BFU2016‐77162 ‐ R) and international (COST Action BM1402: MouseAGE). Likewise, she has collaborated with other national research centers such as the National Center for Biotechnology (CNB) in Madrid, the Andalusian Center for Molecular Biology and Regenerative Medicine (CABIMER) and the University of Valencia, as well as international centers (Cambridge University, UK).
She currently works in the Department of Psychiatry of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, as Project Manager and Researcher, within the European projects in which the research group participates. Among them, the study European platform to PromOte Wellbeing and HEalth in the woRkplace – EMPOWER (reference 848180) stands out, whose main objective is to evaluate a new e-Health platform to prevent mental health problems and reduce their impact in the workplace. In addition, she studies the impact on mental health of the COVID-19 pandemic, mainly in health professionals, through the project Improving the Preparedness of Health Systems to Reduce Mental Health and Psychosocial Concerns resulting from the COVID-19 Pandemic – RESPOND.