Patricia Recio López

Patricia Recio López

Phd Student
Visiting address: Anna Steckséns gata 53, 17176 Stockholm
Postal address: K1 Molekylär medicin och kirurgi, K1 MMK Signaltransduktion, 171 76 Stockholm

About me

  • I am a PhD student in Per-Olof Berggren group at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery.

    Education:
    Master's Degree in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biomedicine at Complutense University of Madrid, 2017-2018.
    Bachelor's Degree in Biology with specialization in Sanitary Biology at Complutense University of Madrid, 2013-2017.

    Awards:
    2022 - Wiley-BioFactors Young Investigator Award
    2022 - Karolinska Institute Travel Grant
    2021 - Stohnes Foundation
    2021 - Swedish Diabetes Foundation Grant
    2019 - European Association for the Study of Diabetes Travel Grant
    2018 - Excellence Master´s grant Complutense University of Madrid

Research

  • I am interested in the study of diabetes and obesity in a prospective way that will allow researchers to improve the quality of life of those suffering these diseases.
    The need of new therapeutic approaches to combat diabetes and obesity has driven my research. During my PhD project, I have studied the role of apolipoprotein CIII (apoCIII) in the development of diabetes (type-1 and type-2) and obesity. Also, I have used different RNAs based therapies in different animal models to modulate apoCIII levels and protect individuals against these disorders.

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