Dra. Guadalupe Bravo


Ph.D.: Pharmaceutical Docteur, Université Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium, 1995.

M. Sc.: Licence Special, Pharmacology, Université Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium, 1989.

B. Sc.: Pharmaceutical Chemist. & Biologist  (Q.F.B.), Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco. México. 1981

Current position: Professor 3C at the Pharmacobiology Department. Center for Research and Advanced Studies. Mexico, D.F.

Member of the National System of Researchers (SNI): Level II.

International Congress: 15


Supervision of  Research Projects for Theses:

4 Degree of licenciate                                                       

2 Theses a postgraduate level                  

Some honours / distinctions:

(Magna Cum Laude), Université Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium, 1995.

Lines of Research:

  • Experimental and animal models of obesity
  • Nutrition (High Fat Diet (HFD), Carbohydrate (HSD) Cafeteria, etc.
  • Endocrine (Ovariectomy and Orchiectomy)
  • Generic and Age Differences
  • Study of the metabolic and physiological alterations related to obesity
  • Interaction Obesity- Aerobic Exercise
  • Study of natural products (phytopharmaceuticals) for the treatment of obesity and its alterations


* Huang F, Del-Río-Navarro BE, Pérez Ontiveros JA, Ruíz-Bedolla E, Navarro-Olivos E, Villafaña S, Bravo G, Hong E. Changes in ghrelin and asymmetrical dimethylarginine in obese Mexican adolescents after six-month lifestyle intervention.  Endocrine 2012, Sept. 29

* Huang F, Del-Río-Navarro BE, Alcántara ST, Ontiveros JA, Cienfuegos DR, González SA, Villafaña S, Bravo G, Hong E.  Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1, fibrinogen, and lung function in adolescents with asthma and obesity.  Endocr Res. 2012;37(3):135-44

* Romero-Silva, Samanta; Angel Martinez R, Miguel; P. Romero-Romero,Laura; Rodriguez, Oralia; Gerardo Salas G, C.; Morel, Nicole; Javier López-Muñoz, Francisco; Angel Lima-Mendoza, Luis; Bravo, Guadalupe. Effects of Honey Against the Accumulation of Adipose Tissue and the Increased Blood Pressure on Carbohydrate-Induced Obesity in Rat.  Letters in Drug Design & Discovery  2011, 8, 1: 69-75

* Fengyang Huang, Miguel Angel Rosas Lezama, Jose Alfredo Perez Ontiveros, Guadalupe Bravo, Enrique Hong.  Effect of losartan on vascular function in fructose-fed rats: the role of perivascular adipose tissue. Clinical and Experimental Hypertension 32:1-7, 2010

* Samanta E. Romero, Guadalupe Bravo, Enrique Hong, Guillermo Rojas, Antonio Ibarra. Acute, subacute and chronic effect of cyclosporin-A on mean arterial pressure of rats with severe spinal cord contusion. Neuroscience Letters 445: 99-102, 2008


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