Francisca Mulero, born in Mallorca, obtained her MD degree from the Universidad de Alicante and was awarded her MIR as a Fellow in Nuclear Medicine at the Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca in Murcia. She obtained her First Class Honours PhD degree from Universidad de Murcia for her research focusing on the differential diagnosis of breast injuries using MIBITc-99m Scintigraphy.
Since 1994 she has worked as a Medical Scintigraphy Specialist at the Nuclear Medicine Department, the Hospital Virgen de la Arrixaca, focusing on imaging diagnosis and therapeutics. From 2005-2007 she worked as Medical PET-CT Specialist at the same Hospital. In 1998 she was issued a Certificate of Supervisor of Radioactive Installations by the Consejo de Seguridad Nuclear (CSN) which she has maintained currently active.
Francisca Mulero obtained a Dupont Fellowship (1999-2000) for the study "Tc-99m Sestamibi Scintimammography in the evaluation of response of breast carcinoma to chemotherapy" and was awarded the following degrees in 2004: Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Scanning in Breast Cancer, PET in the evaluation of Alzheimer and Dual Modality PET/CT.
Since June 2007 she has been Head of the Molecular Imaging Core Unit at the CNIO.