Dr. Carmen Carda Batalla

Principal Investigator
Research Group on Histopathology and Tissue Engineering


Dr. Carmen Carda Batalla has a double degree in Medicine (1983) and Dentistry (1994) from the University of Valencia. In 1984 she obtained an FPU research grant that allowed her to carry out his first doctorate in Medicine (1988) developing a human tumor xenograft model in nude mice, directed by professors Llombart and Peydró, a pioneer at that time and who earned him the Doctorate Award from the University of Valencia and the National Award for Doctoral Thesis. With this, she began her professional relationship with the University of Valencia, both in terms of teaching and research, beginning as an assistant professor and reaching the category of Full Professor over the years. Subsequently, she graduated in Dentistry (1995) developing her second doctorate at the University of Granada.

She has researched over the years in the field of experimental oncology and tissue engineering, being a reference in ultrastructural approaches to the diagnosis and pathology and engineering of ciliary tissues. She has worked full time at the University for more than thirty years and has been positively evaluated by external evaluators, having six research periods and six teaching periods.

She is the author of more than one hundred and eleven scientific publications in indexed journals, fifteen book chapters, two hundred contributions to congresses, forty-eight invited lectures, and has actively participated in more than twenty research projects and fifteen awards for scientific work.

Dra. Carmen Carda Batalla
Dr. Carmen Carda Batalla


Computational model of articular cartilage regeneration induced by scaffold implantation in vivo. Marquez-Florez K, Garzon-Alvarado DA, Carda C, Sancho-Tello M. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 2022 Dec 23;561:111393. doi: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2022.111393. PMID: 36572091

Morphological characterization of human lung cancer organoids cultured in type I collagen hydrogels: a histological approach. Monleon-Guinot I, Milian L, Martinez-Vallejo P, Sancho-Tello M, Llop-Miguel M, Galbis J, Cremades A, Carda C, Mata M. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2023 Jun 14;24(12):10131. doi: 10.3390/ijms241210131. PMID: 37373279

BMP-2 enhances osteogenic differentiation of human adipose-derived and dental pulp stem cells in 2D and 3D in vitro models. Martin-Iglesias S, Milian L, Sancho-Tello M, Salvador-Clavell R, de Llano J, Carda C, Mata M. Stem Cells International. 2022 Mar 4;2022:4910399. doi: 10.1155/2022/4910399. PMID: 35283997

Human dental pulp stem cells differentiate into cementoid-like-secreting cells on decellularized teeth scaffolds. Mata M, Peydro S, de Llano J, Sancho-Tello M, Carda C. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2022 Dec 9;23(24):15588. doi: 10.3390/ijms232415588. PMID: 36555228

Alginate-agarose hydrogels improve the in vitro differentiation of human dental pulp stem cells in chondrocytes. A histological study. Oliver-Ferrandiz M, Milian L, Sancho-Tello M, de Llano J, Roca F, Martinez-Ramos C, Carda C, Mata M. Biomedicines. 2021 Jul 17;9(7):834. doi: 10.3390/biomedicines9070834. PMID: 34356898

Chondrogenic potential of human dental pulp stem cells cultured as microtissues. Salvador-Clavell R, Martin de Llano J, Milian L, Oliver M, Mata M, Carda C, Sancho-Tello M. Stem Cells International. 2021 Sep 7;2021:7843798. doi: 10.1155/2021/7843798. PMID: 34539791

IgA-dominant infection-associated glomerulonephritis following SARS-CoV-2 infection. Perez A, Torregrosa I, D’Marco L, Juan I, Terradez L, Solis M, Moncho F, Carda-Batalla C, Forner M, Gorriz J. Viruses-Basel. 2021 Mar 31;13(4):587. doi: 10.3390/v13040587. PMID: 33807151

Optimization of a decellularization protocol of porcine tracheas. Long-term effects of cryopreservation. A histological study. Milian L, Sancho-Tello M, Roig-Soriano J, Foschini G, Martinez-Hernandez NJ, Mas-Estelles J, Ruiz-Sauri A, Zurriaga J, Carda C, Mata M. The International Journal of Artificial Organs. 2021 Dec;44(12):998-1012. doi: 10.1177/03913988211008912. PMID: 33863248

Reference: PI-2021-008
Title: miR-OA: Inhibidores de miRNAs como terapia en osteoartritis
Funding body: Universidad de Valencia – INCLIVA
Principal Investigator: Rubén Artero Allepuz, Carmen Carda Batalla
Duration: 2021 – 2022
Total budget: 19.000 €
Reference: PROMETEO/2020/069
Title: Regeneración ósea en implantoprótesis. Procesos biológicos condicionados por la edad y el género. Diseño de nuevos biomateriales (ROMEN). CPI-20-314
Funding body: Conselleria de Innovación, Universidades, Ciencia y Sociedad Digital
Principal Investigator: Carmen Carda Batalla
Duration: 2020 – 2023
Total budget: 235.145 €
Reference: PID2019-106099RB-C42
Title: Microgeles biomiméticos para el estudio del microentorno del tumor (TME) y la transición epitelio mesénquima (EMT) en cáncer de pulmón
Funding body: Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación
Principal Investigator: Manuel Mata Roig, José Javier Martín de Llano
Duration: 2020 – 2023
Total budget: 151.250 €
Reference: MAT2016-76039-C4-2-R
Title: Diferenciación condrogénica de células cultivadas en interfases eléctricamente activas
Funding body: Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad
Principal Investigator: María Sancho-Tello Valls, Carmen Carda Batalla
Duration: 2017 – 2019
Total budget: 151.250 €
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Title: Sustitutos traqueales generados por ingeniería tisular
Doctoral candidate: Foschini Martinez, Giovanna
Director(s): Galán Gil, Genaro; Mata Roig, Manuel; Carda Batalla, Carmen
Date of the defense: 06/05/2022
University: Universitat de València

Title: Efectos de la estimulación mecánica sobre células madre aplicado a la regeneración de cartílago
Doctoral candidate: Salvador Clavell, Rubén
Director(s): Martín De Llano, José Javier; Carda Batalla, María Del Carmen; Sancho-Tello Valls, María
Date of the defense: 04/03/2021
University: Universitat de València

Title: Mechanobiological computational model for the formation and development of synovial joints
Doctoral candidate: Márquez Flórez, Kalenia
Director(s): Carda Batalla, María Del Carmen; Garzón Alvarado, Diego Alexander; Sancho-Tello, Valls María
Date of the defense: 22/07/2019
University: Universitat de València