Dr Juan Molero-Navajas has expertise in the study of obesity and diabetes, metabolism and drug screening.
He was awarded his PhD from the University of Madrid, studying the molecular mechanism governing insulin resistance during ageing. His current NHMRC project grant will allow further investigation into insulin resistance with potential applications towards the personalised treatment of diabetic patients. His strong focus on industry funded investigations has lead to a number of patents being filed. Dr Molero-Navajas was awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellowship in 2010 and is based in the School of Health and Biomedical Sciences.