Alfredo Franco-Obregón

Franco-Obregón Alfredo

  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University of California, San Francisco
  • BA, University of California, San Diego, USA
Research Interest(s)
  • Muscle
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Sarcopenia
  • Osteopenia
  • Mechanobiology
Recent Publications
  • 1. Franco-Obregón, A., Cambria, E., Greutert, H., Wernas, T., Hitzl, W., Egli, M., . . . Wuertz-Kozak, K. (2018). TRPC6 in simulated microgravity of intervertebral disc cells. European Spine Journal, 1-10. doi:10.1007/s00586-018-5688-8
  • 2. Parate, D., Franco-Obregon, A., Frohlich, J., Beyer, C., Abbas, A. A., Kamarul, T., . . . Yang, Z. (2017). Enhancement of mesenchymal stem cell chondrogenesis with short-term low intensity pulsed electromagnetic fields. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7, 13 pages. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-09892-w
  • 3. Franco-Obregon, A., & Gilbert, J. A. (2017). The Microbiome-Mitochondrion Connection: Common Ancestries, Common Mechanisms, Common Goals. MSYSTEMS, 2(3), 3 pages. doi:10.1128/mSystems.00018-17
  • 4. Goralczyk, A., van Vijven, M., Koch, M., Badowski, C., Yassin, M. S., Toh, S. -A., . . . Raghunath, M. (2017). TRP channels in brown and white adipogenesis from human progenitors: new therapeutic targets and the caveats associated with the common antibiotic, streptomycin. FASEB JOURNAL, 31(8), 3251-3266. doi:10.1096/fj.201601081RR
  • 5. Kurth, F., Franco-Obregon, A., Casarosa, M., Kuester, S. K., Wuertz-Kozak, K., & Dittrich, P. S. (2015). Transient receptor potential vanilloid 2-mediated shear-stress responses in C2C12 myoblasts are regulated by serum and extracellular matrix. FASEB JOURNAL, 29(11), 4726-4737. doi:10.1096/fj.15-275396