IRS Signaling in Hepatic Insulin Resistance: Implications for Liver Plasticity and Chronic Metabolic Diseases
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Dr Deborah Burks is the Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Endocrinology at the Centro de Investigación Principe Felipe in Valencia, where she also serves as Center Director. Dr Burks did her PhD studies in pharmacology at Vanderbilt University, and performed post-doctoral trainings at Duke University and Harvard Medical School. In 2002 she became Ramon y Cajal Researcher at the Centro de Investigación Principe Felipe, where she obtained a permanent position in 2007. Dr Burks research focuses on the relevance of signal transduction pathways in human health, with special attention on the role of insulin and IGF-1 receptor signal transduction in the regulation of various pathophysiological situations including ageing, obesity, diabetes and neurodegeneration. Dr Burks has published more than 65 peer-reviewed papers in top-rated journals including Nature and Nature Genetics.
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