Dr. Martínez-Gil graduated in Biology at the University of Valencia, where she also obtained her Master degree in Physiology. She got her Ph.D. in Health Sciences at the Catholic University of Valencia, San Vicente Mártir. During that period, she made two research stays with international groups working on the study of neurodegenerative diseases of the retina (Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, and Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School).
In 2018, she joined the group of Neurobiology of the visual system and therapy of neurodegenerative diseases at the Department of Physiology, Genetics and Microbiology of the University of Alicante. Since 2019, she has been lecturing Physiology in different degrees, such as Biology, Nursing and Biomedical Engineering. Currently, her research focuses on the study of retinal dystrophies seeking new therapeutic strategies. To date, Dr. Martínez-Gil has supervised 18 B.S. and M.S. students and is supervising one Ph.D. student. Moreover, she mentored and mentors several students from different mentorships programs.