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Luis Varela Fernández

Principal Investigator

Ikerbasque Research Fellow

Luis Varela Fernández



Tel.:(+34) 94 601 2781

Science Park of the UPV/EHU
Sede Building, 3rd floor, Barrio Sarriena, s/n
E-48940 Leioa Spain

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  1. CerS6-dependent ceramide synthesis in hypothalamic neurons promotes ER/mitochondrial stress and impairs glucose homeostasis in obese mice

    Hammerschmidt, Philipp; Steculorum, Sophie M.; [...] Brodesser, Susanne; Brüning, Jens C.
    Nature Communications (Nov, 2023) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-42595-7
  2. Paraventricular glia drive circuit function to control metabolism

    Varela, Luis; Horvath, Tamas L.
    Cell Metabolism (Oct, 2022) DOI: 10.1016/j.cmet.2022.09.012