Research into neurons that regulate insulin, nominated for the "Vanguardia de la Ciencia" award
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30 Jan 2018
Antonio Zorzano from IRB Barcelona and Marc Claret from IDIBAPS have been nominated for the “Vanguardia de la Ciencia” award. Their research reveals the connection between the hypothalamus and pancreas.
La Vanguardia, La Razón, Correo Farmacéutico, Health Canal, among other national and international media, have published an article about the research led by Antonio Zorzano, from IRB Barcelona, and Fernando Albericio, from the University of Barcelona. This study reveals activators of mitochondrial protein Mitofusin 2 that may be valuable in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Professor Antonio Zorzano is the president of the FEBS3+ Congress as well as programme head at IRB Barcelona and the Diabetes and Associated Metabolic Diseases Networking Biomedical Research Centre (CIBERDEM).