Raquel Santos is lecturer and research assistant at the National University for Distance Learning (UNED) in Madrid, Spain. She obtained her Bachelor Degree in Psychology at the Autonomous University of Madrid in 2011, and her Master Degree at the National University for Distance Learning (UNED) in 2012. She is finishing her PhD dissertation at the Department of Psychobiology at UNED university on the mTOR pathway role in the drug self-administration animal model of addiction under limited and extend access to cocaine, and in an animal model of co-morbidity among schizophrenia and cocaine addiction. She has co-authored two scientific articles in the drug addiction field to date, and has presented her own data in many national and international meetings. She also has participated in national and european projects. She is an expert in many behavioural, pharmacological and neurobiological techniques, and a member of the Spanish Society for Neuroscience and European Neuroscience Association.