Dr. Cuesta studied Biology at the Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain). In 2003, he joined to Dr. Alvarez-Vallina at the Puerta de Hierro University Hospital, Madrid. After his PhD degree in 2009, in 2011 he moved with Dr Acker-Palmer at the Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany). In 2017 he returned to Spain and combined his research in rare diseases with Dr Botella at Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas Margaritas Salas- CSIC with lectures as Associate Professor at the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM). In 2021, he obtained a lecturer position at UCM. 11 out of more than 30 research articles in SCI(E) journals are related with rare disease and drug repurposing.