Bachelor in Biologicals Science, PhD in Sciences

    • 401 Citations
    • 12 h-Index

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    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, Universidad Austral de Chile

    Award Date: 31 Dec 1969

    External positions

    Senior Research


    Research Associated, Fundación Ciencia y Vida

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    Research Output

    • 401 Citations
    • 12 h-Index
    • 21 Article
    • 2 Chapter
    • 1 Editorial

    Exosomes released upon mitochondrial ASncmtRNA knockdown reduce tumorigenic properties of malignant breast cancer cells

    Lobos-González, L., Bustos, R., Campos, A., Silva, V., Silva, V., Jeldes, E., Salomon, C., Varas-Godoy, M., Cáceres-Verschae, A., Duran, E., Vera, T., Ezquer, F., Ezquer, M., Burzio, V. A. & Villegas, J., 1 Dec 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 1, 343.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Gold nanoparticle based double-labeling of melanoma extracellular vesicles to determine the specificity of uptake by cells and preferential accumulation in small metastatic lung tumors

    Lara, P., Palma-Florez, S., Salas-Huenuleo, E., Polakovicova, I., Guerrero, S., Lobos-Gonzalez, L., Campos, A., Muñoz, L., Jorquera-Cordero, C., Varas-Godoy, M., Cancino, J., Arias, E., Villegas, J., Cruz, L. J., Albericio, F., Araya, E., Corvalan, A. H., Quest, A. F. G. & Kogan, M. J., 23 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Nanobiotechnology. 18, 1, 20.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Targeting antisense mitochondrial noncoding RNAs induces bladder cancer cell death and inhibition of tumor growth through reduction of survival and invasion factors

    Borgna, V., Lobos-González, L., Guevara, F., Landerer, E., Bendek, M., Ávila, R., Silva, V., Villota, C., Araya, M., Rivas, A., López, C., Socias, T., Castillo, J., Alarcón, L., Burzio, L. O., Burzio, V. A. & Villegas, J., 1 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Cancer. 11, 7, p. 1780-1791 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • HPV-18 E2 protein downregulates antisense noncoding mitochondrial RNA-2, delaying replicative senescence of human keratinocytes

    Villota, C., Varas-Godoy, M., Jeldes, E., Campos, A., Villegas, J., Borgna, V., Burzio, L. O. & Burzio, V. A., 1 Jan 2019, In : Aging. 11, 1, p. 33-47 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Mitochondrial ncRNA targeting induces cell cycle arrest and tumor growth inhibition of MDA-MB-231 breast cancer cells through reduction of key cell cycle progression factors

    Fitzpatrick, C., Bendek, M. F., Briones, M., Farfán, N., Silva, V. A., Nardocci, G., Montecino, M., Boland, A., Deleuze, J. F., Villegas, J., Villota, C., Silva, V., Lobos-Gonzalez, L., Borgna, V., Barrey, E., Burzio, L. O. & Burzio, V. A., 1 Jun 2019, In : Cell Death and Disease. 10, 6, 423.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 6 Citations (Scopus)


    • 1 Publication Peer-review
    • 1 Membership of network

    The Oligonucleotide Therapeutic Society (External organisation)



    Activity: Membership typesMembership of network

    Biochemistry and Cell Biology (Journal)

    JAIME EDUARDO VILLEGAS OLAVARRIA (Member of editorial board)

    1 Mar 2018

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication Peer-review