José Antonio Pariente
José Antonio Pariente graduated in biological sciences in 1985 from the University of Extremadura. Four years later, he obtained his Ph.D. degree from the same university, where he carried out studies on the involvement of histamine in the regulation of exocrine pancreatic secretion. In 1990, Pariente moved to the University of Central Lancashire in the UK to carry out studies of stimulus-response coupling in pancreatic tissue. Since 2008, he has been a Professor of physiology at the University of Extremadura and is currently also the Head of the Department of Physiology at the same university. His current research lines are focused on intracellular calcium homeostasis and its relationship with apoptosis, in addition to studying the modulator role of melatonin in apoptosis. These studies have allowed him to publish over 100 articles in scientific journals and participate in numerous conferences. He is a Member of the Spanish Society of Physiological Sciences, the European Pancreatic Club, and The Physiological Society.
Biography Updated on 14 September 2010