Francesc Villarroya Gombau
Jefe de Grupo Senior
- Díaz-Silva M, Casano-Sancho P, Quesada T, Lopez-Bermejo A, de Zegher F, Villarroya-Gombau F and Ibañez-Toda L Circulating exosomes decrease in size and increase in number between birth and age 7: relations to fetal growth and liver fat Frontiers in Endocrinology . 14: .
- Morón S, Blasco-Roset A, Navarro-Gascon A, Rupérez CH, MATIAS ZAMORA RODRÍGUEZ, Fàtima Crispi Brillas, Uriarte I, Fernández-Barrena MG, Avila M, Ferrer-Curriu G, Lupón J, Bayés-Genis A, Villarroya-Gombau F, Gavaldà-Navarro A and Planavila A A new FGF15/19-mediated gut-to-heart axis controls cardiac hypertrophy. JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY . 261(3): 335-348.
- Díaz-Silva M, Mestres-Arenas A, Lerin C, Cereijo R, López-Bermejo A, de Zegher F, Villarroya-Gombau F and Ibañez-Toda L Circulating progranulin in human infants: relation to prenatal growth and early postnatal nutrition PEDIATRIC RESEARCH . 94(3): 1189-1194.
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.