Carles Lerin Martinez

Carles Lerin Martinez

Jefe de Grupo Senior

Carlos Lerín graduated in Biochemistry in 1997 of the University of Barcelona and obtained his Doctor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology degree in 2002 ofthe University of Barcelona.

Between 2003 and 2007, he completed a postdoctoral stay at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Baltimore, MS, USA) where he studied, through experimental models, the molecular mechanisms that regulate lipid and glucidic metabolism in mammals. Subsequently, the Joslin Diabetes Center-Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA, USA) deepened, through human studies, the knowledge on the mechanisms involved in the development of insulin resistance, obesity, and risk of type 2 diabetes.

Since 2013 he is a Researcher of the Endocrinology Service of the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital. Currently, together with Dr. Josep Carles Jiménez Chillarón, he leads the research group in Pediatric Metabolic Diseases · Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu. He is a principal investigator of 2 lines of research:

  1. Influence of the composition of breast milk on the risk of childhood obesity
  2. Development of new strategies for the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity.

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Project name:
BetAkk: Microbiota intestinal durante las primeras etapas de la vida y riesgo de obesidad y enfermedades metabólicas a largo plazo
Leader
Carles Lerin Martinez
Funding entities:
Ministerio de Economía Y Competitividad (MINECO)
Code
SAF2017-88005-R
Starting - finishing date:
2018 - 2020
Project name:
Ayudas para la incorporación estable de doctores_I3. Beneficiari: Carles Lerin
Leader
Carles Lerin Martinez
Funding entities:
Ministerio de Economía Y Competitividad (MINECO)
Code
IEDI-2016-00709
Starting - finishing date:
2016 - 2019
Project name:
Modifying maternal nutrition during lactation to improve offspring life-course health outcomes
Leader
Carles Lerin Martinez
Funding entities:
Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Code
Ajinomoto Innovation Alliance Program 2014
Starting - finishing date:
2015 - 2019
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