Sonia Gómez Martínez
Research Groups: Grupo de investigación en inmunonutrición (INMUNONUTRICIÓN)
Department: Department of Metabolism and Nutrition
Dr. Gomez obtained a BS degree in Biology in 1989 by the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. She’s also got a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition by the Universidad del Rey Juan Carlos (2000). She presented her Thesis project on “Effects of dietetic supplements in Anorexia Nervosa patients: nutritional and immunological evaluation” in 2002 and got a PhD degree in Pharmacy. Since 1996 she joined Dr. Marcos’ research team in the CSIC where she has done research basically in the Immunonutrition field and specifically seeking for biomarkers of nutritional status in populations at risk of malnutrition, such as patients with eating disorders (anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa), obese and healthy adolescents. She’s also looked into the effect of probiotics on the immune system of humans with dietary intervention studies. She has lectured eventually in different academic subjects at University Complutense and been speaker in a number of conferences and courses on Nutrition and Health. The scientific activity developed along this path is performed within the area of Immunonutrition. With a scientific production of more than 105 SCI publications and 60 book chapters. Consulting actively working on nutrition education campaigns and the dissemination of science. As usual several universities as a partner: UCM, UAM, UCM, University of the Basque Country, CEU, EMU. With great experience in organizing conferences and postgraduate courses. She is currently the head of the Human Nutrition Unit (UNH) of ICTAN-CSIC
- González-Zancada N, Redondo-Useros N, Díaz LE, Gómez-Martínez S, Marcos A, Nova E. Association of Moderate Beer Consumption with the Gut Microbiota and SCFA of Healthy Adults. Molecules. 2020 Oct 17;25(20):4772. doi: 10.3390/molecules25204772.
- Microbiota and Lifestyle: A Special Focus on Diet. Redondo-Useros N, Nova E, González-Zancada N, Díaz LE, Gómez-Martínez S, Marcos A. Nutrients. 2020 Jun 15;12(6):1776. doi: 10.3390/nu12061776.
- Agostinis-Sobrinho C, Gómez-Martínez S, Nova E, Hernandez A, Labayen I, Kafatos A, Gottand F, Molnár D, Ferrari M, Moreno LA, González-Gross M, Michels N, Ruperez A, Ruiz JR, Marcos A. Lifestyle patterns and endocrine, metabolic, and immunological biomarkers in European adolescents: The HELENA study. Pediatr Diabetes. 2019 Feb;20(1):23-31. doi: 10.1111/pedi.12802.
- The Role of Probiotics on the Microbiota: Effect on Obesity. Nova E, Pérez de Heredia F, Gómez-Martínez S, Marcos A. Nutr Clin Pract. 2016 Jun;31(3):387-400. doi: 10.1177/0884533615620350. Epub 2016 Feb 11. PMID: 26869611 Review.
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