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Nutrition and Metabolism

Research Group on Functional Nutrition, Oxidation and Cardiovascular Diseases (NFOC-Health Group)

Grup de recerca en Nutrició Funcional, Oxidació i Malalties Cardiovasculars. NFOC-salut group


Team members

Team leader

Rosa Solà Alberich

Postdoctoral Researcher

  • Anna Pedret Figuerola
  • Elisabet Llauradó Ribé
  • Laura Rubió Piqué
  • Lucía Tarro Sánchez
  • Maria Rosa Nogués Llort
  • Marta Romeu Ferran
  • Montserrat Giralt Batista
  • Núria Taltavull Anglada
  • Rosa M. Valls Zamora
  • Úrsula Catalán Santos


  • Sara Fernández Castillejo
  • Vanessa Sánchez-Martos


  • Experimental models: Identification of mechanisms of action and toxicity of new bioactive compounds and functional foods with potential preventative activity against prevalent pathologies.
  • Human studies: study of the impact of bioactive compounds on population health by conducting interventional, bioavailability studies and consumer markers.
  • Health promotion: conduct educational intervention studies in different populations to adopt healthy lifestyles in diet and physical activity. To integrate the promotion of health in university education.


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Generalitat de Catalunya

Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV)

ICS - Institut Català de la Salut

Hospital Universitari Sant Joan de Reus

Centre de Recerca de Catalunya

Spain Excellence University - Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Excellence Research Spain, Excellence Postgraduate Spain

HR Excellence in Research

Institut Pere Mata, Hospital Psiquiàtric Universitari




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