Maria Ibars Serra
Maria Ibars Serra obtained her PhD degree in Nutrition and Metabolism (2017) at the University Rovira i Virgili (Catalonia). Maria's thesis focused on the effects of polyphenols on hypothalamic leptin signalling in obesity. Furthermore, she carried out a stay at University of California San Francisco to study the role of hypothalamic neurons on hepatic steatosis. After a postdoc at Wageningen University studying vitamin B3 effects in metabolism, she joined the Ion Transport Group to investigate magnesium homeostasis in kidney disease.