Gelareh (Abulwerdi) Vinueza
Gelareh (Abulwerdi) Vinueza graduated with her Ph.D. from the molecular medicine program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is currently a policy fellow at the Food and Drug Administration. She has been an ASBMB volunteer writer since 2018 and is passionate about science communication and science policy. Outside of work, she enjoys photography, hiking and cooking.
Articles by Gelareh (Abulwerdi) Vinueza
Researchers have made a discovery in mouth bacteria that might be linked via gut microbiota to disorders throughout the body.
Researchers discover that hepatokine, a secreted liver protein that is a promising target for managing cardiovascular disease risk, is increased by dietary sugar.
What’s the role of ECM proteins in heart regeneration? How can an acid be converted to boost biofuel production? How does the “many ceramides” hypothesis lead to new tools for studying sphingolipid metabolism? Read about these questions and more.
Among the pioneers in studying Saccharomyces cerevisiae is Jeremy Thorner, who has increased understanding of signal transduction in several diseases, including diabetes and cancer, using yeast as a research model.
How do plants survive in fluctuating temperatures? Why do some of infection-fighting molecules block viruses from entering cells, while others interfere with viral replication? How does a bacterium’s spore coating help it resist antibiotics?
Using mass spectrometry to learn how a flexible fish evolved. Finding the anti-addictive enzyme in an African shrub. Tracing how cholesterol contributes to macular degeneration. Read about this research and more in our roundup of recent papers fro…