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Postdoctoral - Researchers
Gemma Chiva-Blanch is a researcher at the Institut Català de Ciències Cardiovasculars (ICCC)- Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC) since January 2014 through the postdoctoral fellowship Sara Borrell.
Gemma Chiva-blanch has a PhD in Medicine from the Universitat de Barcelona (2013). She performed her thesis "Benefit / risk balance of polyphenols and alcohol content of wine: scientific basis of the effects of moderate wine consumption on the cardiovascular system" at the Internal Medicine Department from the Hospital Clínic-UB. During her thesis she performed a research stay at the Instituto Madrileño de Estudios Avanzados (IMDEA)- Alimentación. Previously she obtained the Master degree in Food Science and Development at the Pharmacy School of the Universitat de Barcelona, were she realized the research topic at the Nutrition and Food Science Department.
CD142+/CD61+, CD146+ and CD45+ microparticles predict cardiovascular events in high risk patients following a Mediterranean diet supplemented with nuts.
CD3+/CD45+ and SMA-α+ circulating microparticles are increased in individuals at high cardiovascular risk who will develop a major cardiovascular event.
Dietary α-Linolenic Acid, Marine ω-3 Fatty Acids, and Mortality in a Population With High Fish Consumption: Findings From the PREvención con DIeta MEDiterránea (PREDIMED) Study.
Microparticle Shedding from Neural Progenitor Cells and Vascular Compartment Cells Is Increased in Ischemic Stroke.
Latest evidence of the effects of the Mediterranean diet in prevention of cardiovascular disease.