creating a
healthier future
Adriana Rodrigues
Junior Researcher
Adriana Rodrigues is graduated in Biology and completed her PhD degree in Biomedicine at the Faculty of Medicine from University of Porto in 2013. Currently she is a post-doc fellow from FCT and her research is related to the study of the melanocortins signaling in obesity, being particularly interested in a new molecular mechanism in which fat cells are stimulated to convert lipids into energy, namely the conversion of white adipocytes into brown adipocytes, a hot topic in the treatment of obesity.