Imperial College London

DrElinaAkalestou

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Research Associate
 
 
 
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Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Elina Akalestou currently works in the Section of Cell Biology and Functional Genomics, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism. She is focusing on the effects of Bariatric Surgery, a group of gastrointestinal procedures originally developed to aid weight loss, on Type 2 Diabetes remission. To do so, she explores the relationship between gastrointestinal tract and key metabolic organs.

Publications

Journals

Akalestou E, Suba K, Lopez-Noriega L, et al., 2021, Intravital imaging of islet Ca2+ dynamics reveals enhanced beta cell connectivity after bariatric surgery in mice, Nature Communications, Vol:12

Akalestou E, Miras A, Rutter G, et al., 2021, Mechanisms of weight loss after obesity surgery, Endrocrine Reviews

Muniangi-Muhitu H, Akalestou E, Salem V, et al., 2020, Covid-19 and diabetes: a complex bidirectional relationship, Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol:11, ISSN:1664-2392

Akalestou E, Suba K, Lopez-Noriega L, et al., 2020, Intravital imaging of islet Ca2+ dynamics reveals enhanced β cell connectivity after bariatric surgery in mice

Akalestou E, Genser L, Rutter GA, 2020, Glucocorticoid metabolism in obesity and following weight loss, Frontiers in Endocrinology, Vol:11, ISSN:1664-2392

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