Antunes-Ricardo, Marilena uri icon

Doctor in Biotechnology Marilena Antunes Ricardo has been a research professor at the Tecnológico de Monterrey for more than 5 years and currently belongs to the Healthy Food Unit at the Obesity Research Institute. She is a member of the National System of Researchers (SNI) of Conacyt at level 2.She has extensive experience in obtaining, purifying, analyzing and characterizing bioactive molecules present in various plant matrices, as well as the development and validation of biological platforms, making use of tissue culture, for the evaluation of its potential effects on health and/or potential cosmetic effects. Her main lines of research include: 1. Immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory mechanisms of action of food biomolecules and their effect on chronic degenerative diseases. 2. Use of agro-industrial waste for its incorporation as functional ingredients in food and/or cosmetics through scalable strategies at an industrial level. 3. Evaluation of the bioavailability, bioavailability and metabolism of active compounds (drugs, nutraceuticals and/or cosmetics) using in vitro cell models and/or animal models. webpage: Google Scholar: Scopus: Tecnológico de Monterrey: