The International Centre For Genetic Engineering And Biotechnology (ICGEB) He gave to the contributor to ACCDiS the distinction for his work "Transcriptional networks for mitochondrial dynamics related to human cardiomyocyte dysfunction".

The Dra. Parra, who is also an Assistant Professor of the Faculty of chemical and pharmaceutical sciences of the U. of Chile, He pointed out that this recognition "gives us a leadership not only at the national level, but also international. In addition, the evaluators considered that our project was very good from all the different approaches that we are using, molecular biology, cell biology and bioinformatics".

Established in 1988, the scholarship program to recognize the Dra. Parra and his team aims to encourage collaborative research between Member States and with the components of the ICGEB laboratories, as well as promoting the training of young scientists and facilitate the creation of adequate research facilities.