Alicia Arredondo Eve

Alicia is a T-32 postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Zeynep Madak-Erdogan’s laboratory. She earned her B.S. in medicine and specialized in clinical nutrition in her native Dominican Republic. She continued her studies at UIUC as a graduate student and obtained her Ph.D. in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Her research interest includes cardiovascular diseases in postmenopausal women, where she identifies specific biomarkers that can be used as a diagnostic test for distinct cardiovascular pathology that affects postmenopausal women. She has identified biologically relevant metabolites of microvessel function to be significantly different in postmenopausal women with coronary microvascular disease. In her postdoctoral studies, she is interested in investigating the risk that environmental chemicals such as PFAS can have in cardiovascular diseases and distinct types of cancers. Alicia’s publication list can be found through ORCID (