María Martinón-Torres

María Martinón Torres



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María Martinón-Torres, PhD in Medicine and Surgery (Universidad Santiago de Compostela), MPhil in Human Origins (University of Bristol) and Forensic Anthropology (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) is currently Director of CENIEH and Honorary Professor at the Anthropology Department of University College London. Member of the Atapuerca Research Team since 1998 and Research Leader of the Dental Anthropology Group from 2007 to 2015 at CENIEH, she has research interests in hominin palaeobiology, palaeopathology and the evolutionary scenario of first Europeans. She has leaded and participated in several international projects related to the study of the hominin dental evidence such as Dmanisi (Georgia) and China, and published more than 70 books, book chapters or scientific articles in SCI journals such as Nature, Science, PNAS or Journal of Human Evolution. Her work has been highlighted as Top 1% of most cited authors in Social Sciences according to Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators.