Dr. Violeta Gallardo is originally from Mexico and received her initial medical training at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency and Endocrinology fellowship at Hospital “Dr Jose Eleuterio Gonzalez” UANL, Mexico. In 2009 she started a postdoctoral fellowship in Dr. Perry Bickel Laboratory focusing in the study of lipid droplet proteins and its role in cellular lipid metabolism.


Medical School
(2015), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Lipid Droplet Proteins Function
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Obesity and Diabetes

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Heart Association (2013)