Marcela Reyes

Marcela ReyesAdjunct Faculty, UC San Diego
Professor of Endocrinology, Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA), University of Chile

 

Contact Information

Email: mreyes@inta.uchile.cl

Clinical, Research, Teaching Interests

Dr. Reyes’ research interests focus on childhood obesity at different levels: basic research, clinical research and applications to public health.

Education

1997 - 2001

University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, Bachelor’s of Medical Sciences

2001 - 2003

University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, Doctor of Medicine (Surgery)

2004 - 2006

INTA, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, MS in Clinical Nutrition

2005 - 2009

University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, PhD in Food and Nutrition

Honors and Awards

2009

Dr. Abraham Steckel Scholarship for Support for Young Professionals with Academic Interest, INTA, Santiago, Chile

 

 

2007-2008

Ellison Medical Foundation/International Nutrition Foundation award for postdoctoral training, New York City, NY, USA

 

 

2005-2009

Scholarship awarded by MECESUP, Santiago, Chile

 

 

2004

Dr. Abraham Steckel Scholarship for Support for Young Professionals with Academic Interest, INTA, Santiago, Chile

Most Recent Publications

  • Blanco E, Martinez S, Burrows R, Reyes M, Gahagan S. Low bone mineral density in a cohort of normal, overweight and obese Chilean adolescents. Journal of Clinical Nursing 2011. Accepted.
  • Reyes M, Gahagan S, Diaz E, Blanco E, Leiva L, Lera L, Burrows R. Relationship of adiposity and insulin resistance mediated by inflammation in a group of overweight and obese Chilean adolescents. Nutrition J 2011;10(4).
  • Fernández M, Acuña MJ, Reyes M, Olivares D, Hirsch S, Bunout D, de la Maza MP. Proliferation and differentiation of human adipocyte precursor cells: differences between the preperitoneal and subcutaneous compartments. J Cell Biochem 2010;111(3):659-64.
  • Reyes M. Características Inflamatorias de la Obesidad. Rev Chil Nutr 2010;37(4):498-504.
  • Reyes M, Espinoza A, Rebollo MJ, Moraga F, Mericq V, Castillo-Durán C. Mediciones de adiposidad intraabdominal por ultrasonido y factores asociados con riesgo cardiovascular en niños obesos. Rev Chil Endocrin Diab 2010;3:174
  • Reyes M, Espinoza A, Rebollo MJ, Moraga F, Mericq V, Castillo-Durán C. Mediciones de adiposidad intraabdominal por ultrasonido y factores asociados con riesgo cardiovascular en niños obesos. Rev Med Chile 2010;138:152-159
  • Reyes M. The out of the box effect, Nutrition as a whole. Letters to the editor. Pub Health Nutr 2009;12(4),587.
  • Reyes M, Diaz E, Lera L, Burrows R. Características de la ingesta y del metabolismo energético en una muestra de adolescentes chilenos con sobrepeso y obesidad. Revista Médica de Chile. En prensa.