Dr. IULIANA POPESCU
Pharm D, PhD
Research scientist, Barnstable Brown Diabetes Research Center, University of Kentucky, USA
Dr. Iuliana Popescu is a scientist with experience in the pharmaceutical industry and more than 10 years spent in biomedical research, in France, Belgium, and the USA. She holds a PharmD and a MS from the UMF Carol Davila Bucharest and a doctorate in molecular pharmacology and diabetes, from the University of Lille, France. She worked as a postdoctoral researcher at INSERM France, Institut Pasteur de Lille, European Genomic Institute for Diabetes, ULB Brussels, and the University of Kentucky USA, on research projects covering various biomedical fields such as diabetes, nutrition, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases. Within the last years, she manages research projects as a group leader at the Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center Lexington, KY. She is also a mentor for 2 courses for undergrad students, promoter of World Diabetes Day, former president of the KY Chapter of the Association for Women in Science, and is constantly involved with activities in history of science, SciComm and educational programs for STEM.