Ana María López Colomé

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Ana María López Colomé
Born Mexico
Residence Mexico City
Nationality Mexican
Fields Biochemistry
Institutions National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)
Notable awards 2002 L'Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in Science.

Ana María López Colomé is a distinguished Mexican biochemist who won the 2002 L'Oréal-UNESCO Award for Women in ScienceLatin America for her studies on the human retina and the prevention of retinitis pigmentosa and several retinopathies.[1]

López Colomé is a former head of the Department of Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine and a researcher at the Institute of Cellular Physiology of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). She holds a bachelor's degree in Biology, a master's degree in Chemistry and a doctorate degree in Biochemistry.[2]


  1. ^ "Boletín UNAM-DGCS-0223: Distingue la UNESCO a investigadora de la UNAM" (in Spanish). UNAM. 2002-03-11. Retrieved 2007-11-29. 
  2. ^ "Ana María López Colomé, una vida dedicada a la ciencia" (in Spanish). Protocolo. 2002-03-11. Retrieved 2007-11-29.