About me

My name is Rebeca Fernández Ruiz and I currently work as a CIBERDEM postdoctoral researcher at IDIBAPS (Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer), in Barcelona. I am a Biologist by training, and after finishing my Doctoral Thesis at the University of Oviedo, I decided to continue my academic training with a Master's Degree in Tropical Medicine and International Health, at the University of Barcelona. My goal was to combine my interest in diseases prominent in developing countries, with the previous knowledge acquired during my doctorate. For this reason, due to the advance of metabolic diseases in developing countries, diseases that are underestimated and that are related to a growing influence of the Western lifestyle, I joined the Diabetes and Obesity Laboratory, here a

Featured publications

Featured Projects

  • In vivo function of beta-like cells generated by direct reprogramming of human primary fibroblasts

    Duration: 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2019
  • Diabetis experimental, investigació cel·lular i molecular en models de diabetis experimental

    Duration: 01/01/2014 - 01/01/2016
  • Diabetis experimental, investigació cel•lular i molecular en models de diabetis experimental

    Principal investigator: Ramón Gomis
    Duration: 01/01/2009 - 01/01/2013
  • CIBER de diabetes y enfermedades metabólicas asociadas (CIBERDEM)

    Principal investigator: Ramón Gomis
    Duration: 01/01/2008 - 01/01/2011
  • Beneficios de los fitoestrógenos frente a la resistencia a la insulina en un modelo animal de menopausia

    Duration: 01/01/2006 - 01/01/2007