The FUNDACIÓN ISABEL GEMIO for the Research of Muscular Dystrophies and other Rare Diseases, was born in 2008 with the aim of contributing to accelerate research in Muscular Dystrophies, other Neuromuscular Diseases and Rare Diseases, in those biological, physiopathological, genetic or therapeutic aspects that they can influence the development and application of curative treatments to those affected, besides promoting the exchange of information between experts, patients and their families, and promoting the development of pharmacology.
The Isabel Gemio Foundation focuses all its efforts on financing Scientific Research Projects that seek treatment or cure for Minority Diseases, known as “rare”, supporting basic biomedical, clinical and translational research of those groups that are leaders in Research in our country, fully or partially financing projects that are part of the CIBER Network.
The founder, as our own name indicates, is the well-known Spanish journalist, Isabel Gemio. Along with it, we have a board of six people, who have a wide professional career, and among which include public figures, affected by rare diseases, media professionals, etc.
Our board of directors collaborates with our foundation in an altruistic way, contributing each of them the best in their field of activity.
Journalist, television and radio presenter. He has presented programs like Tal cual, 3x4, La Tarde, Tonight sex, What you need is love and Surprise, surprise.
In Onda Cero has directed and presented "I give you my word."
José María De Arcas
Businessman, former counselor of Procisa, former counselor of Oesia Tecnología, former president of Oesia México. Bachelor in business and tourism activities.
Alvaro de Yturriaga
Entrepreneur by nature. Businessman by vocation Father for devotion. Passionate about technology. Fighter of neuromuscular diseases.