Dolores Corella, PhD
  • Professor
  • University of Valencia
  • Valencia Spain

Biography

Dolores Corella is group leader of CIBEROBN since 2006, professor of Preventive Medicine and Public Health at the Faculty of Medicine of the Universitat de València since 2009 and director of the Research Unit of Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology of the Universitat de València since 1998.

She began her biomedical research career in the Institute of Cytological Investigations of Valencia. Corella has focused her studies in the genomics applied to the prevention of cardiometabolic diseases and specialised in the study of so-called gene-environment interactions. Among the environmental factors, she highlighted diet, and has been a pioneer, along with José María Ordovás, in the development of Nutritional Genomics.

She published more than 325 articles in important international journals and has directed more than 20 doctoral theses. She is currently focusing her research on the integration of omics along with nutrition and gastronomy to provide a more holistic view of health.