Francesc Villarroya Gombau
Jefe de Grupo Senior
- Milbank E, Dragano NRV, González-García I, Garcia MR, Rivas-Limeres V, Perdomo L, Hilairet G, Ruiz-Pino F, Mallegol P, Morgan DA, Iglesias-Rey R, Contreras C, Vergori L, Cuñarro J, Porteiro B, Gavalda A, Oelkrug R, Vidal A, Roa J, Sobrino T, Villarroya F, Diéguez C, Nogueiras R, García-Cáceres C, Tena-Sempere M, Mittag J, Carmen Martínez M, Rahmouni K, Andriantsitohaina R and López M Small extracellular vesicle-mediated targeting of hypothalamic AMPKa1 corrects obesity through BAT activation. Nature Metabolism . 3(10): 1415-1431.
- Urisarri A, González-García I, Estévez-Salguero Á, Pata MP, Milbank E, López N, Mandiá N, Grijota-Martinez C, Salgado CA, Nogueiras R, Diéguez C, Villarroya F, Fernández-Real JM, Couce ML and López M BMP8 and activated brown adipose tissue in human newborns. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS . 12(1): 5274-5274.
- Mestres-Arenas A, Villarroya J, Giralt M, Villarroya F and Peyrou M A Differential Pattern of Batokine Expression in Perivascular Adipose Tissue Depots From Mice FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY . 12: 714530-714530.
A team led by Dr Lourdes Ibáñez and Dr Francesc Villarroya, IRSJD researchers, publishes the first study that shows the very early appearance of differences in the activity of the brown adipose tissue between girls and boys.
Supplementing the maternal diet with betaine during lactation may reduce the risk of childhood obesity
Decreased levels of betaine in breast milk are associated with accelerated growth in babies during the first few months of life, a risk factor for childhood obesity. Study led by a research team from the Institut de Recerca Sant Joan de Déu and SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital, published in the scientific journal Science Translational Medicine.