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Santiago Liuboschitz
Founder, VP and Medical Affairs Manager

Santiago is a physician, graduated in 1961 from the University of Buenos Aires. He specialized in Internal Medicine and since 1972 held leadership roles in several multinational companies.

He was the Medical Director at Merck Sharp & Dhome between 1972 and 1980. He later became the Head of Clinical Research at Ciba-Geigy Argentina until 1992. In 1993 he took the Southern Cone Regional Medical Director position at SmithKline Beecham until 2000.

He founded Research & Development CRO in 1993 and was President until 2008.

He is currently the Vice-President and the Medical Affairs Manager.


Pablo Liuboschitz
Founder and CEO

Pablo is a Bachelor in Science and holds a Master in Business Administration.

He was a clinical research advisor and was also a researcher and CRA. He is currently the CEO of Research & Development CRO.

Since 2015 he has been the Secretary at the Argentine Chamber of CROs (CAOIC)


Gustavo Castellini
Clinical Operations Manager

Gustavo holds a degree in Information Systems. He joined Research & Development CRO in 2001. After 2 years of experience as a CRA and 4 years of experience as Data Manager, he became the Clinical Operations Manager in 2008.



Mariela Biondi
Senior CRA

Mariela is a Biochemist.

She holds a degree in pharmaceutical sciences and a post-degree in Medical Molecular Biology and Quality Management.

She has been working at Research & Development CRO since 2006.

Currently she is a senior CRA and was board certified in this role in 2012.


Karina Kunschek
Regulatory Affairs Officer

Karina is a Bromathology and Exact Sciences Technician. She works in clinical research since 2003. Her prior experience was mostly within multinational CROs as project assistant, working with agreements, taxes and regulatory activities and since 2008 as a CRA.

She has been working at Research & Development CRO since 2011 as the Regulatory Affairs Officer.