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Lucía Alonso-Pedrero

Investigadora en Farmacia, Universidad de Navarra


“A positive-thinking, self- motivated and high achieving person who have a relentless determination to have an exciting and successful career”

PhD at the Department of Food Science and Physiology, University of
Navarra (Pamplona/Spain), September 2017 to November 2021.
Bachelor’s degree in Optics, Optometry and Audiology, CEUSan Pablo (Madrid/Spain), September 2016 to –
Erasmus programme, University of Wolverhampton (Wolverhampton/UK), September 2015 to January 2016.
University Degree- Pharmacy, University of Navarra (Pamplona/ Spain), September 2011 to June 2016.

Subject: Human Physiology -180 hours in Pharmacy, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Biology, Biochemistry and Nurse degrees (Spanish), University of Navarra (Pamplona/Spain), September 2017 to December 2019.
Subject: International Trends in Pharmaceutical and NutritionalScience -10 hours in Pharmacy and Human Nutrition and Dietetics degrees (English), University of Navarra (Pamplona/Spain), January 2019 to March 2019.
Clinical session of Psychiatry and Medicine entitled: “Effects of antidepressant and antipsychotic use on weight gain: A systematicReview” at the department of Psychiatry and Psychologic Medicine at Clínica Universidad de Navarra (Pamplona, Spain), 11th of December 2019

Research articles (1st AUTHOR)
Effects of antidepressant and antipsychotic use on weight gain:A systematic review. Obes Rev. (Q1) 2019. doi: 10.1111/obr.12934
Ultra-processed food consumption and the risk of short telomeres in an elderly population of the Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra (SUN) Cohort. Am J Clin Nutr. (Q1) 2020. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqaa075.
Association between Ideal Cardiovascular Health and telomere length in subjects over 55 years old from the SUN cohort. RevEsp Cardiol. (Q1) 2021. doi: 10.1016/j.rec.2021.04.002
Dietary exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and telomere length in subjects over 55 years old from the SUN project. J. Epidemiol. Community Health. (Q1) doi: 10.3390/nu14020353

Other research articles
Higher adherence to an empirically derived Mediterranean dietary pattern is positively associated with telomere length: the Seguimiento Universidad de Navarra (SUN) project. Br J Nutr. (Q3) 2020. doi: 10.1017/S0007114520004274
Association between diet quality indexes and the risk of short telomeres in an elderly population of the SUN project. Clin Nutr. (Q1) 2020. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2019.11.003
Circulating microRNAs in girls with abdominal obesity: miR-221-3p as a biomarker of response to weight loss interventions. Pediatr Obes. Q1. doi: 10.1111/ijpo.12910

Book chapters
1st edition. Obesity: Oxidative Stress and Dietary Antioxidants, edited by Drs. Marti and Aguilera. Elsevier (in press). ISBN 9780128125045. Aging, telomere integrity and antioxidant food. Chapter 12.

International: Posters: 27th ECO Online September 1st-4th, 2020;26th ECO, Glasgow-UK Apr 28th- May 1st, 2019; 25th ECO, Vienna- Austria, May 23rd- 26th, 2018.
National: Poster: XV Congreso SEEDO, Vigo, March 13th-15th 2019; XII Jornada de Investigación y de ciencias experimentalesy de la salud de la Universidad de Navarra/Pamplona, April 2nd, 2019.

-La Caixa Banking Fundation, Caja Navarra and La Caixa, October2019 to August 2021.
-Asociación de Amigos scholarship, University of Navarra (Pamplona/Spain), September 2017 to September 2019.
-SEEDO Scholarship, XV SEEDO Congress (Vigo/Spain), March13th-15th, 2019.
-EASO travel grant, ECO 2019 (Glasgow/UK), April 28th-May 1st,2019

Associated Pharmacist, Farmacia Paloma Pedrero (Pamplona/ Spain), August 2016 to August 2017.
Supervised practices at pharmacy, Farmacia Aurora Rosino (Pam- plona/Spain), May 2016 to July 2016.
Supervised practices at hospital Clínica San Miguel (Pamplona/ Spain), February 2016 to April 2016.
Supervised practices, Farmacia Paloma Pedrero (Pamplona/ Spain), January 2015 to December 2015.
Supervised practices, Farmacia Trébol Betanzos (Madrid/Spain),July 2014

Spanish- Native language English- Advanced level French- Elementary level

OTHER INFORMATION: Piano lessons (2002-2011) and Musical language (2004 to 2009) at Escuela Duquesa Pimentel (Benavente/Spain).

SOFTWARE SKILLS: STATA, Python, Unycop, Bitfarma, Pub-med, Web of Science, UCSC GENOME BROWSER, Portal NCBI, Gene and Genecards, OMIM, Chemicalize, standard office software.

SOFT SKILLS: Creativity, team work, leadership capacity, organization, discipline, speed up decision-making, stress tolerance, resilience and flexibility.


INTERESTS: Fashion, Art, Music, Wine world, Mountaineering,


1st Award in University-PhD category Tomás Belzunegui. Dec 19, 2019. Work: “Envejecimiento, telómeros y Dieta”-Sociedad Navarrade Geriatría y Gerontología.