Delegate Profile

Dr. Consuelo Borras

Job TitleLecturer

Company NameUniversity of Valencia

  • Lecturer of the Department of Physiology of the University of Valencia
  • 80 indexed publications, index h 34, Principal investigator of several projects, such as the European Project GUTMOM
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology, Member of the Council of the Society for Free Radical Research-Europe and Patron of the Aging and Health Foundation
  • Editor of Plos One, Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity and NFS Journal The journals official journal of the Society of Nutrition and Food Science
  • She has received prestigious international awards such as the Young Investigator Award and the Catherine Pasquier Award (SFRR) and national awards such as the García Blanco Medal or the Basic Research Award of the Foundation for Research of the HCUV.

At present, her scientific interests are focused on the study of the factors associated with the extreme longevity of centenarians. She has found, together with her research group, that centenarians overexpress pluripotency-related genes. (J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2018). Another of her current research lines is the study of the best conditions for the use of stem cells as a possible useful tool in the regeneration of aged tissues related to frailty (Redox Biol. 2017).

Conference Sessions

  • Free radicals and ageing: a new look at anti-oxidant use in cosmetics formulations

    Tuesday09:30 - 13:0002 April 2019
    Workshop Room 1

    Anti-oxidants in cosmetic products: what are they good for? The number of articles found in Medline data bases claiming “potential anti-age” activity of plant e...

    • Language: English

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