Dr. Fátima Pérez De Heredia


Lecturer in Physiology. Liverpool John Moores University. Liverpool. UK.


Higher education qualifications
2007: PhD in Biology, University of Murcia (Spain).
2003: Post-graduate Certificate in Education, University of Murcia (Spain).
2002: MSc in Biology, University of Murcia (Spain).
2000: BSc in Biology, University of Murcia (Spain).
Employment record
2012-present: Lecturer in Physiology, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK.
2010-2012: Postdoctoral researcher, Immunonutrition Research Group, Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC).
2007-2009: Postdoctoral visiting fellow, Obesity Biology Research Unit, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Liverpool (UK).
2000-2007: Research training, Dept. Physiology, University of Murcia.
Other professional activities
2014: Invited speaker at the symposium “Globesity and its Metabolic and Digestive Consequences”. Parma (Italy), April 2014.
Invited speaker at the 16th Meeting of the Spanish Nutrition Society (SEN). Pamplona (Spain), July, 2014.
2013: Abstract reviewer for the IUNS 20th International Congress of Nutrition (Granada, Spain).
2012: Co-chair at the 6th International Immunonutrition Workshop and the 22nd European Childhood Obesity Group (ECOG) Meeting (Palma de Mallorca, Spain). Oral communications session IX: Childhood obesity and inflammation.
2011: Co-chair at the 11th European Nutrition Conference FENS (Madrid, Spain). Oral communications session: Nutrition and Healthy Lifestyles.
2001: Collaboration in the organization of the VIII Scientific Meeting of the Spanish Society of Nutrition (La Manga del Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain, October 2001).
2001: Member of the organization committee for the V Symposium of the Association of European Biology Students (Symbiose) (Murcia – Granada, 1-8 August 2001).
External reviewer for international scientific journals
• Journal of Endocrinology
• Cell Biochemistry and Function
• Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology
• Psychoneuroendocrinology
• 2012-present and 2009-2010: The Nutrition Society (UK)
• 2012-present: The Society for Endocrinology (UK)
• 2012-present: The Liverpool Obesity Research Network
• 2009-present: Spanish Society for the Study of Obesity (SEEDO), which is a member of the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and the International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO)