A003 – Endocrinology, nutrition and metabolism

Research objectives

The scientific activity of the Endocrinology area studies obesity from different perspectives with the participation of groups from the clinical and basic fields in a synergistic way. Its activity focuses on the treatment of obesity given the economic-health importance it represents currently and in the future.

In the area of ​​Endocrinology, consolidated groups with a brilliant track record converge with emerging groups led by young doctors with high potential. These groups not only study the molecular bases of obesity, but also develop different therapies against obesity and its associated pathologies, adapting it to the singularities of each of their lines of research, as well as being part of important national and international consortia.

Research groups

Area coordinator

Area subcoordinator

A003 subcoordinadora – Luisa M. Seoane Camino

Luisa María Seoane Camino

Luisa M Seoane obtuvo el doctorado en farmacia por la Universidad de Santiago de Compostela en 2002 con el Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado. Realizó su formación postdoctoral en el National Institute for Medical Research, (MRC) London UK.En 2005 obtuvo el contrato Miguel Servet del Instituto de