Obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Universidad Central de Venezuela, and received an honorable mention for her thesis. Completed her PhD in Biological Science at Universidad Simón Bolívar in Venezuela, with honors in her doctoral thesis. During her doctoral studies, her research was focused on: “The effect of the factors released by the peripheral nerves of rat, in the differentiation of neuronal cells and the regeneration of sciatic nerves of rats” and “The neuroprotective effect of Neuregulin-1 in mice, after an ischemic stroke”. Dr. Carballo was Researcher III in Fundación Jacinto Convit during 2018, and today holds the position of Scientific Officer in Jacinto Convit World Organization Inc.
Her past experiences include working as a researcher in the Neurosciences Unit of Instituto de Estudios Avanzados, for 8 years, focused on the process of regeneration of the nervous system. Dr. Carballo obtained a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for one (1) year, to carry out part of a research project at the Essen University Hospital-Germany, on the evaluation of drugs after an ischemic stroke. She has participated in several trainings and scientific events, both national and international. She is main author of various publications in indexed journals.