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We are a laboratory for exercise and sports based in Brussels.

Angelica Valente

Angelica Valente

Angelica Valente is a PhD student at FAME Laboratory, Department of Physical Education and Sport Science at University of Thessaly (Greece) working on brown adipose tissue, particularly the link between uncoupling protein 1 and metabolic diseases at the molecular level.
With a background in biotechnology and molecular physiology, she joined in February 2014 as researcher co-worker the department Human Physiology, Faculty LK at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel conducting research on the connection between brown adipose tissue, muscle cells and brain.
She is also in charge of coordinating a project funded by European Horizon 2020 on the regeneration of brown adipose tissue using nanotechnology approaches.



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