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Dr. Paloma Alonso Magdalena

Professor, Universidad Miguel Hernandez

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Unit
Molecular and Cellular Design

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Subunit
Environmental Signaling and Disease

Group
Research Unit on Diabetes (UNIBAD)

palonso@umh.es

+34 965 222 165

RESEARCH FIELDS 

  • Endocrine disruptors in the etiology of type 2 diabetes.
  • Role of estrogen receptors in the control of glucose homeostasis.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • Previous positions:
    1.
    2017-present: Associate Professor, Universidad Miguel Hernández (UMH), Spain.
    2.2012–2017: Assistant Professor, Universidad Miguel Hernández (UMH), Spain.
  • Postdoctoral positions:
    1.
    2009–2012: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en red Diabetes y Enfermedades Metabólicas Asociadas (CIBERDEM).
    2. 2007–2009: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (Sweden).
  • PhD in Applied Biology, 2007. Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche, Spain.                        
  • Degree in Biology, 2000. Universidad de Oviedo, Spain. 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Nadal, A., et al. (2017)

Nat Rev Endocrinol , DOI: 10.1038/nrendo.2017.51

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals and the regulation of energy balance.

Garcia-Arevalo, M., et al. (2016)

Endocrinology, DOI: 10.1210/en.2016-1390

Maternal Exposure to Bisphenol-A During Pregnancy Increases Pancreatic beta-Cell Growth During Early Life in Male Mice Offspring.

Alonso-Magdalena P., et al. (2015)

Endocrinology, DOI: 10.1210/en.2014-1952

Bisphenol-A treatment during pregnancy in mice: a new window of susceptibility for the development of diabetes in mothers later in life.

Alonso-Magdalena P., et al. (2013)

Diabetes, DOI: 10.2337/db12-1562

Antidiabetic actions of an estrogen receptor beta selective agonist.

Alonso-Magdalena P., Quesada I. and Nadal A. (2011)

Nature Reviews Endocrinology, DOI: 10.1038/nrendo.2011.56

Endocrine disruptors in the etiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus.