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. Parate D, Franco-Obregon A, Frohlich J, Beyer C, Abbas AA, Kamarul T, Hui JHP, Yang Z. 2017 Aug. Enhancement of mesenchymal stem cell chondrogenesis with short-term low intensity pulsed electromagnetic fields. Scientific Reports. 7:9421. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-09892-w.
  • 2. Goralczyk A, van Vijven M, Koch M, Badowski C, Yassin MS, Toh S-A, Shabbir A, Franco-Obregon A, Raghunath M. 2017 Aug. 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.
  • 3. Franco-Obregon A, Gilbert JA. 2017 May. The Microbiome-Mitochondrion Connection: Common Ancestries, Common Mechanisms, Common Goals. MSystems. 2(3): e00018-17. doi: 10.1128/mSystems.00018-17.