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 leader

Area co-leader

A003 subcoordinadora – Luisa M. Seoane Camino

Luisa María Seoane Camino

Luisa M Seoane obtained her doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of Santiago de Compostela in 2002 with the Extraordinary Doctorate Award. She completed her postdoctoral training at the National Institute for Medical Research, (MRC) London UK. In 2004 she obtained the competitive Juan de la Cie