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.

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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

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