My research is focused at understanding mechanisms through which nutrients and hormones influence gene expression, and elucidating basic mechanisms that lead to hepatic insulin resistance.

Current research in the lab is focused at elucidating the contribution of epigenetics on the etiology of insulin resistance.

Research in the lab focuses on understanding mechanisms by which nutrients influence gene expression, as well as elucidating how nutrient excess disrupts these normal processes, leading to hepatic insulin resistance.

Research: cellular and Molecular Metabolism

Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Human Genetics, Cellular Biochemistry, Biomedical Science, Molecular Biochemistry
PhD, University of Barcelona, Spain, Genetics, 1993
BS, University of Barcelona, Spain, Biology, 1987
diabetes gene therapy insulin medical genetics genetics molecular genetics