María Herrera Vega

Researcher / Chemist

Instituto Clodomiro Picado, University of Costa Rica

(San Jose, Costa Rica)

María Herrera’s researches focus on the biochemical, toxicological, and proteomic characterization of snake venoms, the development, formulation, and characterization of antivenoms, the development of lyophilization processes for pharmaceutical proteins, development and implementation of analysis methods and stability tests for proteins, as well as the research and development of new products, like antitoxins, vaccines, and other immunobiologicals.

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María is a chemist and researcher at the Instituto Clodomiro Picado at the University of Costa Rica and part of a dedicated team to bring safe, affordable and effective antivenoms to Sub Saharan Africa, Latin America and Papua New Guinea.

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