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Marcela Guerendiain

Country of origin: Uruguay Currently in: Uruguay, Montevideo General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2013 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2009 Master Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2002 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences


Publications resulting from Research: 


Guerendiain M, Montes R, López-Belmonte G, Martín-Matillas M, Castellote AI, Martín-Bautista E, Martí A, Martínez JA, Moreno L, Garagorri JM, Wärnberg J, Caballero J, Marcos A, López-Sabater MC, Campoy C; EVASYON Study Group. Changes in plasma fatty acid composition are associated with improvements in obesity and related metabolic disorders: A therapeutic approach to overweight adolescents. Clin Nutr. 2018 Feb;37(1):149-156.

de la Garza Puentes A, Montes Goyanes R, Chisaguano Tonato AM, Torres-Espínola FJ, Arias García M, de Almeida L, Bonilla Aguirre M, Guerendiain M, Castellote Bargalló AI, Segura Moreno M, García-Valdés L, Campoy C, Lopez-Sabater MC; PREOBE team. Association of maternal weight with FADS and ELOVL genetic variants and fatty acid levels- The PREOBE follow-up. PLoS One. 2017 Jun 9;12(6):e0179135.

Guerendiain M, Mayneris-Perxachs J, Montes R, López-Belmonte G, Martín-Matillas M, Castellote AI, Martín-Bautista E, Martí A, Martínez JA, Moreno L, Garagorri JM, Wärnberg J, Caballero J, Marcos A, López-Sabater MC, Campoy C; EVASYON Study Group. Relation between plasma antioxidant vitamin levels, adiposity and cardio-metabolic profile in adolescents: Effects of a multidisciplinary obesity programme. Clin Nutr. 2017 Feb;36(1):209-217.

Chisaguano AM, Montes R, Pérez-Berezo T, Castellote AI, Guerendiain M, Bustamante M, Morales E, García-Esteban R, Sunyer J, Franch A, López-Sabater MC.Gene expression of desaturase (FADS1 and FADS2) and Elongase (ELOVL5) enzymes in peripheral blood: association with polyunsaturated fatty acid levels and atopic eczema in 4-year-old children. PLoS One. 2013 Oct 22;8(10):e78245.

Mayneris-Perxachs J, Guerendiain M, Castellote AI, Estruch R, Covas MI, Fitó M, Salas-Salvadó J, Martínez-González MA, Aros F, Lamuela-Raventós RM, López-Sabater MC; for PREDIMED Study Investigators. Plasma fatty acid composition, estimated desaturase activities, and their relation with the metabolic syndrome in a population at high risk of cardiovascular disease. Clin Nutr. 2014 Feb;33(1):90-7.

Barranco-Ruiz Y, Mandic S, Paz-Viteri S, Guerendiain M, Sandoval F, Villa-González E. A short dance-exercise intervention as a strategy for improving quality of life in inactive workers. Health Education Journal. 2017; 76(8): 936-945.

Robalino X, Balladares-Saltos M, Guerendiain M, Morales F. Anthropometric and hematological tests to diagnose nutritional deficiencies in schoolchildren of indigenous communities living in the Andean region of Ecuador. Revista de Nutricao. 2017; 30(6): 723-733.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Professor of the Research Area, School of Nutrition, Universidad de la República