Albert Salas-Huetos
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Albert Salas-Huetos

Visiting Scientist



Dr. Salas-Huetos obtained his degree in Biology in 2009 at the Universitat de Girona (UdG), completed his MSc in Cell Biology in 2010 at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) and he was awarded a PhD Excellent Cum Laude in Male Infertility (Extraordinary Prize) in 2016 at the same University (UAB). He obtained his first Post-Doctoral fellowship position in the Human Nutrition Unit (Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology -Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain) in 2016 (to March 2018). During his first Post-doctoral period he made one short research stay (three-months; September-November 2017) in the Departamento de Clinicas de la Reproduccion Humana, Crecimiento y Desarrollo Infantil of the Universidad de Guadalajara in Mexico (UdeG). Dr. Salas-Huetos was a Post-doctoral Fellowship at the University of Utah with Prof. Douglas T Carrell for two years (April 2018 to July 2020). He is now a Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Nutrition Unit, USA). He was habilitated as Tenure-Track Lecturer (Professor Lector) in 2020 by the Regional Catalan Government (AQU Agency) and the Spanish Government (ANECA). In 2020, Dr. Salas-Huetos was awarded with the prestigious and highly competitive (success rate approx. 10 percent) Juan de la Cierva Incorporacion Postdoctoral Fellowship (IJC2019-039615-I) from the Spanish government, ranking in the first position of his area (with the obtention approx. 95k euros as a PI). His research has been mainly focused on male infertility genetics and nutrition and has been specialized in sperm miRNAs, molecular biology, Randomized Clinical Trials, systematic reviews, meta-analyses and applied statistics. He is an inveterate traveler and has been to meetings and given invited lectures in Belgium, Canada, England, Mexico, Poland, USA, and Spain.

BPh, Philosophy
National Distance Education University, Spain

PhD, 01/2016, Cell Biology (Genetics of Male Infertility)
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

PostDoc, 03/2018, Nutrition-Male Fertility
Rovira i Virgili University, Spain

BSc, 06/2009, Biology
Girona University, Spain

MSc, 07/2010, Cell Biology
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

PostDoc, 07/2020, Genetics of Male Infertility
University of Utah, USA

PostDoc, 12/2017, Nutrition-Male Fertility
Guadalajara University, Mexico

36th Annual Conference of American Society of Andrology (ASA) Trainee Travel Award
Autonomous University of Barcelona

Andrology Award 2016 (3rd postion)

Extraordinary doctorate
Autonomous University of Barcelona

44th Annual Conference of American Society of Andrology (ASA) Trainee Travel Award
University of Utah

2019 Asian Journal of Andrology (AJA) Outstanding Reviewer Award
University of Utah

Accreditation of Assistant Professor/Tenure-Track Lecturer (Professor Lector), Agencia Nacional de E

Accreditation of Assistant Professor/Tenure-Track Lecturer (Professor Lector), Agència per la Qualit

45th Annual Conference of American Society of Andrology (ASA) Trainee Travel Award
University of Utah


Association between coffee consumption and total dietary caffeine intake with cognitive functioning: cross-sectional assessment in an elderly Mediterranean population.

Paz-Graniel I, Babio N, Becerra-Tomás N, Toledo E, Camacho-Barcia L, Corella D, Castañer-Niño O, Romaguera D, Vioque J, Alonso-Gómez ÁM, Wärnberg J, Martínez JA, Serra-Majem L, Estruch R, Tinahones FJ, Fernandez-Aranda F, Lapetra J, Pintó X, Tur JA, García-Rios A, Bueno-Cavanillas A, Gaforio JJ, Matía-Martín P, Daimiel L, Sánchez VM, Vidal J, Prieto-Sanchez L, Ros E, Razquin C, Mestres C, Sorli JV, Cuenca-Royo AM, Rios A, Torres-Collado L, Vaquero-Luna J, Pérez-Farinós N, Zulet MA, Sanchez-Villegas A, Casas R, Bernal-Lopez MR, Santos-Lozano JM, Corbella X, Mateos D, Buil-Cosiales P, Jiménez-Murcia S, Fernandez-Carrion R, Forcano-Gamazo L, López M, Sempere-Pascual MÁ, Moreno-Rodriguez A, Gea A, de la Torre-Fornell R, Salas-Salvadó J.

Eur J Nutr. 2021 Aug. 60(5):2381-2396. PMID: 33125576