Molecular and Genetic Medicine

ISSN: 1747-0862

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Licio A Velloso

Laboratory of Cell Signaling, Obesity and Comorbidities Research Centre, University of Campinas, Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil 


 Licio A. Velloso is a Professor of Medicine at the Department of Internal Medicine, University of Campinas, Brazil. He is the Head of the Laboratory of Cell Signaling. Dr. Velloso obtained a MD from the University of Campinas Medical School in 1986. The PhD was obtained from the University of Uppsala in Sweden in 1993. He was a Post-Doctoral fellow at the Mario Saad Lab, University of Campinas, 1994 and a Post-Doctoral fellow at the Ron Kahn Lab, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard, 1995. Dr. Velloso research is focused on the molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the hypothalamic dysfunction in obesity and associated conditions. He has published more than 190 papers, which have been cited more than 4,600 times. Dr. Velloso H index is 36.

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obesity and diabetes 

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