Diabetes, Obesity and Human Reproduction

2018 Activity indicators

  • 3 national competitive public projects: ISCIII
  • 3 led clinical studies
  • 3 competitive HR contracts
  • 17 publications
  • IF: 77.06
  • Publications in D1: 3 (18%)
  • Publications in Q1-Q2: 12 (71%)
  • 1 systematic review
  • Members of editorial committees: 1 PI


  1. Publication of the article "Polycystic ovary syndrome: definition, aetiology, diagnosis and treatment" by Dr. Escobar-Morreale in the prestigious journal Nature Reviews Endocrinology. Review commissioned by one of the most important international journals that summarises the latest advances made on polycystic ovary syndrome (POSP), one of the most common endocrine and metabolic disorders in premenopausal women. PMID: 29569621. D1
  2. Granting of the project PI18/01122 "Quantity, distribution and dysfunction of body fat as determinants of female gonadal dysfunction: from hypothalamic amenorrhea to polycystic ovary syndrome" (PI: Dr. Escobar & Co-PI: Dr. Luque). Project that will approach the integrated study of the signalling mechanisms that enable the communication of the nutritional state to the female hypothalamo-pituitary-gonadal axis by fatty deposits in different conditions of gonadal dysfunction associated with both the excess and lack of body fat in women.
  3. Publication of the article "Gut Microbiota and the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Influence of Sex, Sex Hormones, and Obesity". One of the few studies published to date on the influence of sex, sex hormones and obesity on the diversity and composition of gut microbiota. PMID: 29897462. Q1
  4. Publication of the article "Non-targeted profiling of circulating microRNAs in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS): effects of obesity and sex hormones," a study that characterizes the  expression of  miRNAs circulating in thin and obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome, and in men. PMID: 29410349. Q1
  5. Publication of the article "Certified testosterone immunoassays for hyperandrogenaemia," a study that compares two methods for the determination of total testosterone and free testosterone. PMID: 30229887.     Q1


  Articles Accum. IF Mean IF Articles Q1 or Q2 % in Q1 or Q2 Articles D1 % in D1
2015 5 29,33 2.44 5 100 3 60
2016 9 32,11 3.57 7 78 2 22
2017 8 45,70 5.71 8 100 4 50
2018 17 77,06 5.14 12 71 3 18
  34 154.9 4.81 27 83 9 30

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