Pedro Beneyto (MD, PhD) got his MD degree in 1987 at the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain. PhD degree in 1991 at the Complutense University of Madrid. Become specialist in Ophthalmology at the Hospital Clínico San Carlos of Madrid in 1991.
He worked as ophthalmologist at Severo Ochoa Hospital of Leganés, Madrid and Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo of Toledo, Spain. Chairman of the Investigation Department at the Severo Ochoa Hospital between 1998 and 2005 and chairman of the Investigation Department at the Complejo Hospitalario de Toledo between 2009 and 2015.

He has supervised several hundred of scientific papers. His areas of expertise are related to methodology of investigation. He had imparted many pre and postgraduate training courses as well as numerous conferences related to this issue.


Ivan Fernandez-Bueno (DVM, PhD) got his DVM degree in 2005 at the University of Leon, Leon, Spain. PhD degree in 2011 at the University of Leon and formed in veterinary ophthalmology in 2011 at Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

Since 2012 he is the Research Director of the IOBA (Eye Institute of the University of Valladolid). He is directing 4 doctoral thesis about ophthalmic experimental models and has published 11 scientific papers having a Hirsch index of 4.

His areas of expertise are related to animal models of ophthalmic diseases, mainly retinal degeneration process, and advanced therapies.


Rocío García Cañamaque (PhD) got her Pharmacy Degree, Major in Biochemistry (Complutense University of Madrid), Spain, in 1997 and she started to working on clinical research in 2000, when she graduated from her Master Program for Clinical Research Associate, accredited by the Ministry of Health of Spain, and trained in Pharmaceutical Marketing and Clinical Trial European Regulations.
She occupied responsibility positions in the Operations Field of several local and global CROs where she completed her preparation, and from where she got her organizational skills, her discipline, tenacity, and other abilities that leads her to the creation of her own company in Oct 2007.
As an entrepreneur woman, during her business career she has had to break down many barriers and stereotypes. She started in ORus as main responsible of clinical operations area, leading a team of over 15 people.


Francisco José Muñoz Negrete, MD; PhD got his MD degree in 1983 at the University of Granada with Extraordinary Prize of Degree. Become specialist in Ophthalmology at the Hospital Ramón y Cajal from 1985-89.
Since 2005 is the Head of the Ophthalmology Service at the Hospital Ramón y Cajal and Titular University Professor in Ophthalmology at the University of Alcalá. He got his ANECA accreditation as Professor of Ophthalmology in 2013. He is Head of the Research Area of Neurosciences and organs of senses of the IRYCIS.
He has directed 16 doctoral thesis, published 86 scientific papers having a Hirsch index of 11. Deputy director-general of Archives of the Spanish Ophthalmological Society and General Secretary of the Spanish Glaucoma Society. His areas of expertise are related to glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology.


José Carlos Pastor (MD, PhD) got his MD degree in 1974 at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. PhD degree in 1975 at the University of Navarra. Become specialist in Ophthalmology at the University of Zaragoza in 1976. Full professor of Ophthalmology in 1979 at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
He got his current position, Full professor of Ophthalmology and Chairman of the Ophthalmology Department at the University of Valladolid in 1981. He was Vice-Chancellor of Research between 1987 and 1991. He founded the IOBA (Eye Institute of the University of Valladolid) in 1994 being since 1991 its Director. Since 2011 he is the general coordinator of the Ophthalmic Network of the Carlos III Institute of Health of Spain.
He has directed 41 doctoral thesis, published more than 250 scientific papers having a Hirsch index of 17. His areas of expertise are related to the retinal diseases, mainly retinal detachment.


Francisco Blázquez Araúzo (MD, MsC) got his Medicine and Surgery Degree (University of Valladolid, Spain) in 1999 and started working in clinical research in 2001. Since then he has obtained a MsC in Vision and Sciences Research (University of Valladolid, 2004) and a Master in Clinical Trials (University of Sevilla, 2007).

He has participated in more than 30 international clinical trials in the vision sciences research area as study coordinator and sub investigator and also in some Investigator Driven - Independent Clinical Trials in the area of Ophthalmology.

Currently responsible as Medical Manager of IOBA´s Clinical Trials Unit since 2005. He has joined ORus to help foster research in ophthalmology, optometry and visual sciences, mainly in the clinical trials area.


Cristina Pascual Díez earned the degree in Library and Information Science at the University of Leon in 2007. In 2006 finished his studies of English Language School. After several years working as an administrative officer, where he had the opportunity to develop telematics systems and gain experience in the field of digital identity and signature, he began working in clinical research in 2011.
Since then he has been trained in all aspects of the work of CRA, participating in the records, observational studies, medical devices and clinical trials (management, development and implementation in Spain and Portugal).
He currently works as Research CRA ORus where it participates in presentations and amendments to regulatory and local authorities, manages the centers, qualification, initiation, monitoring and close monitoring of visitors, all according to compliance GCP and ICH / FDA regulation. It also handles communication with promoters, and co-area centers to ensure effective project management. It is also responsible for maintaining the Trial Master File and FTP server for eTMFs.


Alfonso García Cañamaque (HRe, MBA) studied Psychology in the Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, in the Human Resources Specialism.
After being in managerial and executive positions for over 10 years in different human resources and training related industries, where he developed his Marketing, Business Development and Project Management skills, he finally joined the pharmaceutical research industry in 2009.
Since then he has been trained and involved in drug, medical devices and food related studies and clinical trials, in the design, management, development and implementation areas. He joined ORus to boost the development of the preclinical and clinical research industry and support on the development and performance of the marketing and social media strategy.


Esther Lozano Gil studied Tourism in the Escuela de Turismo Alhamar in Granada where she got her University Degree in Technician in Tourist Companies and Activities. After around ten years working in the tourism area she decided to make a career change. With the help and support of large healthcare professionals she took a clinical trial monitoring course in the Study Center of the Medical Official College of Barcelona and her training in a local Clinical Research Organization. During this period she took a Clinical Research Coordinator Course in the Clinical Pharmacology Department of the Barcelona University. Later she occupied responsibility positions as a CRA in the Operations Field of several global CROs where she completed her preparation. She worked as home-based, freelance and office based CRA during 4 years and after, as a Data Manager for 3 years where she met Rocío García Cañamaque during an interim monitoring visit.
Since then, she is working as a home-based CRA for ORus Research where she continues with her effort learning every day of the workmates that have the opportunity to share the same professional field.