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SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

Passeig Sant Joan de Déu, 2, 08950 Esplugues de Llobregat

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Mercedes Casado Rio

Clinical biochemist

Expert in

Clinical biochemistry. Inborn errors of metabolism


English, Spanish, Catalan

I am a specialist in Clinical Biochemistry via BIR, I completed my health training at the Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge. After specializing, I did my doctoral thesis on analysis techniques for inborn errors of metabolism at the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital, hired as a CIBERER researcher (Group U-703). I am currently an assistant in the Department of Metabolic Diseases of the Laboratory of the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital.


  • PhD in Biochemistry, Faculty of Biochemistry. Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona, 2014.
  • Master in Clinical Biochemistry. Autonomous Universitat Autonòma de Barcelona, 2010.
  • Clinical Biochemistry Specialty, via BIR. Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge, 2009.
  • Graduate in Biochemistry. Universitat de Barcelona, 2004.
  • Graduated in Chemistry. Universitat de Barcelona, 2002.

Scientific activity

  • Research Group in Pediatric Neurosciences Agaur - Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca. Francesc Palau Martínez. (Fundació Privada per a la Recerca i la Docència Sant Joan de Déu - FSJD). 2017-2021.
  • CYBER-ER.  Instituto de Salud Carlos III (ISCIII). Group U703. Rafael Artuch Iriberri.


  • Tutor for Clinical Biochemistry residents. SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital, since 2019.

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