Itziar Tueros AZTI

Itziar Tueros

Head of Food and Health

Nutritional and health claims, cell membrane lipidomics, customized food solutions for population with severe diseases, accurate nutrition and food personalization, customized food solutions for health prevention


Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia Astondo Bidea. Edificio 609 48160 - Derio (Bizkaia) Spain


Itziar Tueros is the head of the Food and Health department at AZTI (Spain) and researcher for the Scientific Foundation of AECC (Spanish Association Against Cancer). She has more than 15 years’ experience in the food sector. Expertise in bioactive compounds (polyphenols and lipids), lipid metabolism and nutritional clinical trials with different population groups (cancer patients, obese children, pregnant women and athletes). Strong background in erythrocyte membrane lipidomics for precision nutrition. Her interest lies in the development of innovative strategies for the promotion of healthy and sustainable lives especially. Expertise in the management of research projects related to food and health, currently leading several national and European projects in precision nutrition field. Start-up mentorship experience through different national and international incubator and accelerator programs.