Cirruculum Vitae 

Mercedes Aleman, Ph.D.

Mercedes Alemán completed her studies at the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences. Following two years of research in hematopoietic progenitor cell culture, she embarked on her doctoral work focusing on innate immune response in tuberculosis at the Department of Cellular Immunology of the National Academy of Medicine of Buenos Aires, earning her Doctorate in Biological Sciences in 2002. She pursued her postgraduate training as a CONICET fellow and in 2005, she joined the Researcher Career Program, delving into the study of innate immune response in tuberculosis. Currently, she is an Independent Researcher at CONICET, with 33 published works. She has received numerous national and international awards. Her present research is centered on exploring the role of apoptosis in the immune response against Mycobacterium tuberculosis and in the treatment of lymphomas/leukemias induced by superantigens.