F. Javier Bermudez-Silva graduated in Biology in 1997 at the University of Malaga. He did his PhD thesis in Neurosciences at the Animal Physiology department of University of Malaga (2002). Since then, he has been investigating the central and peripheral control of energy homeostasis and its de-regulation during obesity and diabetes. In 2009-2011 he was guest researcher at the Neurocentre Magendie (INSERM), Bordeaux, France. Since 2012 is Senior Researcher at the Biomedicine Institute of Malaga (IBIMA) and at the Endocrinology Unit of Regional Hospital of Malaga.