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DIABETES, LIPIDS AND METABOLISM LABORATORY

UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES

Carrera 1 No 18 A-12   -  Z125 - Bogotá, Colombia
Phone (57-1) 3324282 Ext: 3780

e-mail: cmendivi@uniandes.edu.co

INSTITUTIONAL REGULATIONS

Universidad de los Andes | Vigilada Mineducación

Reconocimiento como Universidad: Decreto 1297 del 30 de mayo de 1964.

Reconocimiento personería jurídica: Resolución 28 del 23 de febrero de 1949 Minjusticia.

Diabetes, Lipids and Metabolism Laboratory

RESEARCH

Currently we have research projects in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics and medical clinical practice

 

Own projects

  • Impact of acetylcarnitine and lipoic acid, alone or in combination, on physical performance, mitochondrial function and HDL functionality in physically active adults: Controlled clinical trial

  • Effects of combined oral contraceptives containing different progestins on plasma lipids and metabolic variables in reproductive-age women: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  • Identification and validation of new biomarkers of insulin resistance in Colombian population

  • Determination of Apolipoprotein CIII and E levels in HDL cholesterol fractions, concentration and enzyme activity of LPL, LCAT and CETP in patients with different cardiovascular risk profiles.​

  • Identification of a new mutation of the aldolase B gene in a patient with hereditary fructose intolerance

  • Plasma levels of proprotein convertase subtilisin / kexin type 9 (PCSK9) as a prognostic factor after acute myocardial infarction

Projects in association

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  • New oxidative pathway of DNA demethylation: Diabetes hyperglycemic effect in global DNA methylation and hydroxymethylation.

  • Clinical, imaging (fMRI) and biomarkers changes after a high intensity tandem bicycle exercise program in Parkinson disease patients.