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Carlos B. Rueda


Ph.D. in Molecular Biosciences, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid December 2014 with Cum Laude distinction

Current position

Postdoctoral Fellow, Umrao R. Monani´s and Darryl C. De vivo laboratories, Center for Motor Neuron Biology and disease, Columbia University, New York (2016-present)


  1. Llorente-Folch, I., Rueda, C. B., Perez-Liebana, I., Satrustegui, J. and Pardo, B. (2016). l-Lactate-Mediated Neuroprotection against Glutamate-Induced Excitotoxicity Requires ARALAR/AGC1. J Neurosci 36(16): 4443-4456.
  2. Santacatterina, F.*, Sanchez-Cenizo, L.*, Formentini, L.*, Mobasher, M. A., Casas, E., Rueda, C. B., Martinez-Reyes, I., Nunez de Arenas, C., Garcia-Bermudez, J., Zapata, J. M., Sanchez-Arago, M., Satrustegui, J., Valverde, A. M. and Cuezva, J. M. (2016). Down-regulation of oxidative phosphorylation in the liver by expression of the ATPase inhibitory factor 1 induces a tumor-promoter metabolic state. Oncotarget 7(1): 490-508.
  3. Rueda, C. B.*, Traba, J.*, Amigo, I.*, Llorente-Folch, I., Gonzalez-Sanchez, P., Pardo, B., Esteban, J. A., del Arco, A. and Satrustegui, J. (2015). Mitochondrial ATP-Mg/Pi carrier SCaMC-3/Slc25a23 counteracts PARP-1-dependent fall in mitochondrial ATP caused by excitotoxic insults in neurons. J Neurosci 35(8): 3566-3581.
  4. Llorente-Folch, I., Rueda, C. B., Pardo, B., Szabadkai, G., Duchen, M. R. and Satrustegui, J. (2015). The regulation of neuronal mitochondrial metabolism by calcium. J Physiol 593(16): 3447-3462.
  5. Rueda, C. B., Llorente-Folch, I., Amigo, I., Contreras, L., Gonzalez-Sanchez, P., Martinez-Valero, P., Juaristi, I., Pardo, B., del Arco, A. and Satrustegui, J. (2014). Ca(2+) regulation of mitochondrial function in neurons. Biochim Biophys Acta 1837(10): 1617-1624.
  6. Llorente-Folch, I.*, Rueda, C. B.*, Amigo, I., del Arco, A., Saheki, T., Pardo, B. and Satrustegui, J. (2013). Calcium-regulation of mitochondrial respiration maintains ATP homeostasis and requires ARALAR/AGC1-malate aspartate shuttle in intact cortical neurons. J Neurosci 33(35): 13957-13971, 13971a.
  7. Pla-Martin, D.*, Rueda, C. B.*, Estela, A., Sanchez-Piris, M., Gonzalez-Sanchez, P., Traba, J., de la Fuente, S., Scorrano, L., Renau-Piqueras, J., Alvarez, J., Satrustegui, J. and Palau, F. (2013). Silencing of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease-associated gene GDAP1 induces abnormal mitochondrial distribution and affects Ca2+ homeostasis by reducing store-operated Ca2+ entry. Neurobiol Dis 55: 140-151.
  8. Amigo, I., Traba, J., Gonzalez-Barroso, M. M., Rueda, C. B., Fernandez, M., Rial, E., Sanchez, A., Satrustegui, J. and Del Arco, A. (2013). Glucagon regulation of oxidative phosphorylation requires an increase in matrix adenine nucleotide content through Ca2+ activation of the mitochondrial ATP-Mg/Pi carrier SCaMC-3. J Biol Chem 288(11): 7791-7802.
Protocols by Carlos B. Rueda
  1. Isolating Liver Mitochondria by Differential Centrifugation
  2. Isolating Brain Mitochondria by Differential Centrifugation