Rafael Torres Valadez
Autonomous University of Nayarit
Biography: Dr. Rafael Torres currently works as a professor in the academic unit of integral health at the Autonomous University of Nayarit, Mexico. He is a researcher in the unit specialized in research, development, and innovation in Genomic Medicine at the Nayarita Center for Innovation and Technology Transfer (CENIT2). He is a member of the National System of Researchers and qualified scientific reviewer of the National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT), Mexico. He obtained his degree in medicine (M.D.) in 2011 from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico; and his Ph.D. degree in molecular biology in medicine from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico in 2017. He is the author and co-author of multiple original articles published in indexed international journals. Speaker at national and international conferences and co-author of the book chapter. He develops the lines of generation and application of knowledge in genomic medicine, genetic susceptibility of chronic diseases such as diabetes mellitus, obesity, dyslipidemias, and cardiovascular disease; studies of nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics, and studies in pharmacogenetics.