Francesc Villarroya Gombau
Jefe de Grupo Senior
- Domingo P, Giralt M, Gavalda A, Blasco-Roset A, Delgado-Anglés A, Gallego-Escuredo JM, Gutiérrez MDM, Mateo MG, Cereijo R, Domingo JC, Villarroya F and Villarroya J Adipose tissue aging partially accounts for fat alterations in HIV lipodystrophy. Adipocyte . 11(1): 143-152.
- Ruperez C, Blasco-Roset A, Kular D, Cairo M, Ferrer G, Villarroya J, MATIAS ZAMORA RODRÍGUEZ, Fàtima Crispi Brillas, Villarroya F and Planavila A Autophagy is Involved in Cardiac Remodeling in Response to Environmental Temperature Change. FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY . 13: 864427-864427.
- García-Beltran C, Villarroya J, Plou C, Gavalda A, Casano-Sancho P, Cereijo R, de Zegher F, López-Bermejo A, Ibañez-Toda L and Villarroya F Bone Morphogenetic Protein-8B Levels at Birth and in the First Year of Life: Relation to Metabolic-Endocrine Variables and Brown Adipose Tissue Activity. Frontiers in pediatrics . 10: 869581-869581.
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.