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Orlando, Robert A Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Dr. Orlando received a PhD in 1989 from the Department of Developmental and Cell Biology at the University of California, Irvine. He completed postdoctoral fellowships at The Scripps Research Institute (1991) and the University of California, San Diego (1995). He held a faculty position at the University of California, San Diego, before joining UNM in 2000.

Orlando’s research is focused on lipid metabolism in obesity, obesity-dependent inflammation, and natural product drug development.

Patents: Therapeutic Curcumin Derivatives Patent No. 8,841,326, issued Sept. 23, 2014.

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