Dr. Iván Quesada Moll
Professor, Universidad Miguel Hernandez
Molecular Diagnosis, Prognosis and Therapy
Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders
Diabetes Research Unit
+34 965 222 003
- Mechanisms that regulate the function of pancreatic alpha and beta-cells.
- Alterations, adaptations and/or failure of beta cells in pathologic conditions such as diabetes and obesity.
- Previous positions:
1. Visiting Assistant Professor. Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 2004.
2. Research Faculty (Ramón y Cajal Program), 2004-2008.
3. Associate Professor in Nutrition. Miguel Hernandez University, Elche, Spain, 2009-2018.
- Postdoctoral positions:
1. Postdoctoral Fellow. Department of Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.
- PhD in Biology (2000), Miguel Hernández University, Elche, Spain.
- Degree in Biology (1996), University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain.
Merino B., et al. (2015)
Scientific Reports, DOI: 10.1038/srep11622
Pancreatic alpha-cells from female mice undergo morphofunctional changes during compensatory adaptations of the endocrine pancreas to diet-induced obesity.
Rafacho A., et al. (2014)
PLoS One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093531
Pancreatic alpha-cell dysfunction contributes to the disruption of glucose homeostasis and compensatory insulin hypersecretion in glucocorticoid-treated rats.
Gonzalez A., et al. (2013)
Endocrinology, DOI: 10.1210/en.2013-1424
Insulin hypersecretion in islets from diet-induced hyperinsulinemic female obese mice is associated to several functional adaptations in individual beta-cells.
Marroquí L., et al. (2012)
Endocrinology, DOI: 10.1210/en.2011-1623
The eFunctional and structural adaptations in the pancreatic alpha-cell and changes in glucagon signaling during protein malnutrition.