Daniela Rodriguez-Rincon

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Cambridge Office


Ph.D. in medicine, University of Cambridge; M.Sc. in medical microbiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; B.Sc. in biology, Complutense University of Madrid


Daniela Rodriguez is an analyst at RAND Europe working in the area of innovation, health and science. Prior to RAND Europe, she was an intern in the Department of Strategic Policy at UNAIDS, where she developed desk research skills in the area of health policy. She received her Ph.D. from the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge, where she worked on antimicrobial resistance, molecular epidemiology and infection control, and repurposing drug candidates to treat infection. During her studies, Rodriguez gained insight into the NHS and the pharmaceutical industry through collaborations. She holds a M.Sc. in medical microbiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a B.Sc. (Hons) in biology from Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

Recent Projects

  • Evaluation of Two Disease Programmes of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
  • Modelling the Barriers to Test and Treat HIV in Europe
  • Societal Burden of Disease Progression in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Societal Impact of Treatment of Early Breast Cancer
  • What Is the Future of Research and Research Assessment?


Spanish; English; French


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