Results about: obesity

The group directed by Prof. Guinovart is involved in several projects on glycogen metabolism and its dysfunctions in diabetes and Lafora disease.

<p>Antonio Zorzano, head of the Complex Metabolic Diseases and Mitochondria Lab</p>

Age-related metabolic diseases have increased to epidemic proportions in all industrialized countries.

La deficiencia en la proteína DOR favorece la aparición de obesidad

Investigadores del IRB Barcelona desvelan un mecanismo que deriva en una forma de obesidad menos perjudicial ligada al número de células de la grasa.

Existen diferentes tipos de obesidad, algunas menos nocivas que otras.

El estudio se ha publicado en la revista Nature Cell Biology.

I still carry with me the passion IRB Barcelona sparked, says 2017 Alumnus of Excellence Marc Liesa

The 2017 IRB Barcelona Alumni of Excellence Award has gone to Marc Liesa, who obtained his PhD in 2008 in Antonio Zorzano’s Complex Metabolic Diseases and Mitochondria Laboratory. The award, established in 2016, acknowledges the excellence of former IRB Barcelona scientists and is given with the support of Eppendorf. Liesa visited the Institute on 5 May to receive the distinction. He talks about his science and shares some secrets of his success.

 

Un pequeño grupo de neuronas modula la cantidad de insulina que el páncreas debe liberar

Un trabajo coliderado por el IRB Barcelona y el IDIBAPS subraya la importancia de los mecanismos neuronales en la detección de nutrientes y el control de los niveles de glucosa.

Los resultados publicados en Cell Metabolism ayudan a comprender con más detalle la diabetes.