Jorge Diego Martin Rufino

Ph.D. student at Harvard University

Postgraduate studies in United States, 2020

Jorge Diego Martin Rufino received his medical degree as first of his class at the University of Salamanca (Spain). He initiated his research training at the Molecular Medicine Unit and at the Gene and Cell Therapy Unit of the University Hospital of Salamanca. He was the recipient of various fellowships and awards to participate in research projects at the Karolinska Institute as Amgen Scholar, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, the Harvard Stem Cell Institute and the Rockefeller University. He participated in the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings dedicated to Medicine with the nomination of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). In 2019 his end-of-degree project was supported by a scholarship from the Spanish Association Against Cancer (AECC). Jorge seeks to combine basic and translational research with clinical practice in the intersection of hematology and genomics. He is currently a Ph.D. student at Harvard University, working at the laboratories of Eric Lander and Vijay Sankaran, at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and at Boston Children’s Hospital. Jorge is a US Department State Exchange Alumnus and a recipient of the German Educational Exchange Service Award (PAD). He has also been awarded the National Award in Professional Artistic Studies in the Specialty of Piano and the National Award in Baccalaureate by the Ministry of Education of Spain.

Jorge Diego's fellowship

Postgraduate studies in United States, 2020

Studies pursued with the fellowship

PhD in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Type of studies


Host university or research centre

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Speciality of studies pursued with the fellowship


Home university

Universidad de Salamanca

Home speciality

General and internal medicine