CubellsElena Cubells


Phone: +34 96 124 56 88

She graduated in Medicine from the University of Valencia in 2006. Between 2007 and 20011 she completed her pediatric residency at the HUiP La Fé in Valencia, specializing in the field of neonatology. In 2009 she obtained her Master’s degree in University Research from the Universidad Católica de Valencia and currently she is studying a Master in Research Methods: Design and Statistics in Health Sciences at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. In 2010 she joined the Neonatal Research Unit and enjoyed a 3 months fellowship from Ino Therapeutics (“Research and Education for Specialists in Neonatology-Pulmonary Dysplasia”) at the Lung Biology Center at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto gaining experience in basic science focusing on fetal to neonatal transition under condition of hypoxia and pulmonary changes in situation of hyperoxia in the neonatal period.

Currently she is forming part of the Neonatal Research Unit, participating in research projects focusing on neonatal resuscitation and skin to skin contact in preterm infants. Furthermore she is involved in the coordination of a pilot project dealing with screening of congenital heart disease in newborns by means of pulsioximetry.


Most relevant publications

M. Vento, E. Cubells, J. Escobar, R. Escrig, M. Aguar, M. Brugada, M. Cernada, P. Saénz, I. Izquierdo, Oxygen saturation after birth in preterm infants treated with continuous positive airway pressure and air: assessment of gender differences and comparison with a published nomogram, Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal (2012) in press.

M. Enomoto, K. Gosal, E. Cubells, J. Escobar, M. Vento, R.P. Jankov, J. Belik, Sex dependent changes in the pulmonary vasoconstriction potentail of newborn rats following short-term oxygen exposure, Pediatr Res (2012) in press.

M. Vento, M. Aguar, M. Brugada, J. Escobar, R. Escrig, E. Cubells, M. Cernada, Oxygen saturation targets for preterm infants in the delivery room, J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 25 (2012) 45-6.

L. Garzón, A. Ledo, E. Cubells, P. Sáenz, M. Vento, Cholestasis associated with prolonged parenteral nutrition in neonates: the role of urso-deoxycholic acid, An Pediatr (Barc.) 70 (2009) 547-52.