Dr. Castellano graduated in Medicine from the University of Navarra in 2005 and completed his biology degree at Brown University. He specialized in Cardiology at the University Clinic of Navarra, focusing his doctoral thesis on cardiotrophin-1's role in cardiac structure and function within metabolic syndrome. After a post-doctoral research fellowship at Mount Sinai Cardiovascular Institute in New York in 2014, he moved to Madrid as the Coordinator of Clinical Research at the National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC) and became responsible for the Personalized Cardiovascular Health Program at HM Monteprincipe University Hospital. He is currently an associate professor at Icahn School of Medicine, New York, US and CEU San Pablo University, Madrid, Spain. Dr. Castellano leads international projects on health promotion strategies and cardiovascular prevention.