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



-Meza-Cuenca F, Medina-Contreras JML, Mailloux-Salinas P, Bautista-Hernández LA, Buentello-Volante B, Domínguez-López A, Garfias Y, Correa-López PV, Bautista de Lucio VM, Bravo G. Characterization of free fatty acid receptors expression in an obesity rat model with high sucrose diet.J Recept Signal Transduct Res. 2018 Feb;38(1):76-82.

-Medina-Contreras JML, Colado-Velázquez J 3rd, Gómez-Viquez NL, Mailloux-Salinas P, Pérez-Torres I, Aranda-Fraustro A, Carvajal K, Bravo G. Effects of topical capsaicin combined with moderate exercise on insulin resistance, body weight and oxidative stress in hypoestrogenic obese rats. Int J Obes (Lond). 2017 May;41(5):750-758

-Ortiz Segura MDC, Del Río Navarro BE, Rodríguez Espino BA, Marchat LA, Sánchez Muñoz F, Villafaña S, Hong E, Meza-Cuenca F, Mailloux Salinas P, Bolaños-Jiménez F, Zambrano E, Arredondo-López AA, Bravo G, Huang F. Abnormality of adipokines and endothelial dysfunction in Mexican obese adolescents with insulin resistance. Endocr Res. 2017 Aug;42(3):252-259. 

-Espinosa-Juárez JV, Colado-Velázquez JI, Mailloux-Salinas P, Medina-Contreras J, Correa-López PV, Gómez-Viquez NL, Meza-Cuenca F, Huang F, Bravo G. Beneficial effects of lipidic extracts of saladette tomato pomace and Serenoa repens on prostate and bladder health in obese male Wistar rats. J Sci Food Agric. 2017 Mar 8.

-Colado-Velázquez J III, Mailloux-Salinas P, Medina-Contreras J, Cruz-Robles D, Bravo G. Effect of Serenoa Repens on Oxidative Stress, Inflammatory and Growth Factors in Obese Wistar Rats with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Phytother Res. 2015 Oct;29(10):1525-31.

-Lima-Mendoza LA, Colado-Velázquez J 3rd, Mailloux-Salinas P, Espinosa-Juárez JV, Gómez-Viquez NL, Molina-Muñoz T, Huang F, Bravo G. Vascular damage in obese female rats with hypoestrogenism. J Physiol Biochem. 2014 Mar;70(1):81-91.


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