Harvard Catalyst Profiles

Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows.

Victor M Navarro, Ph.D.

Profile Picture

2007 - 2009
Fulbright Fellowship
Endocrine Scholars Award
2009 - 2011
Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship
The Endocrine Society Outstanding Abstract Award
K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award
The Endocrine Society Outstanding Abstract Award
Early Career Investigators Award
Microgrant for Faculty Development
Eugenia Rosemberg Abstract Award
2014 - 2015
Charles H. Hood Foundation Child Health Research Award
President's Scholar Award

Dr. Navarro is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He received his PhD from the University of Córdoba, Spain, in 2006 under the mentorship of Dr. Manuel Tena-Sempere. His dissertation work focused on the characterization of the neuroendocrine mechanisms that control reproductive function, with special emphasis on the role of kisspeptins in the attainment and maintenance of fertility. In 2007, Dr. Navarro joined the group of Dr. Robert A. Steiner at the University of Washington, Seattle. During this period (2007-2011), he studied the neuronal mechanisms that control kisspeptin release and proposed a model of interaction between neurokinin B, dynorphin and kisspeptin that has become accepted by his peers as the likely GnRH pulse generator. In 2012, Dr. Navarro was recruited to join the faculty of the Division of Endocrinology at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, where he continues his research on the characterization of the central circuits governing reproductive function and metabolism.

The research activities and funding listed below are automatically derived from NIH ExPORTER and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing items. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
  1. R01DK133760 (NAVARRO, VICTOR MANUEL) Aug 12, 2022 - May 31, 2026
    Characterization of Kiss1 neurons as mediators of the reproductive regulation of energy balance
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. U54AG062322 (JOFFE, HADINE) Jun 1, 2020 - May 31, 2025
    Center for Stress and Neural Regulation of Reproductive Aging Health Outcomes
    Role: Co-Investigator
  3. R01HD099084 (NAVARRO, VICTOR MANUEL) Apr 22, 2020 - Mar 31, 2025
    Characterization of the role of the amygdala in reproductive function
    Role: Principal Investigator
  4. R21HD095383 (NAVARRO, VICTOR MANUEL) May 16, 2019 - Apr 30, 2021
    Role of the Transcription Factor Nhlh2 in the Development and Function of Kiss1 Neurons
    Role: Principal Investigator
  5. R01HD090151 (NAVARRO, VICTOR MANUEL) Jul 28, 2017 - Apr 30, 2022
    Dissecting the Role of Tachykinins in the Generation of GnRH Pulses
    Role: Principal Investigator

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.
Newest   |   Oldest   |   Most Cited   |   Most Discussed   |   Timeline   |   Field Summary   |   Plain Text
PMC Citations indicate the number of times the publication was cited by articles in PubMed Central, and the Altmetric score represents citations in news articles and social media. (Note that publications are often cited in additional ways that are not shown here.) Fields are based on how the National Library of Medicine (NLM) classifies the publication's journal and might not represent the specific topic of the publication. Translation tags are based on the publication type and the MeSH terms NLM assigns to the publication. Some publications (especially newer ones and publications not in PubMed) might not yet be assigned Field or Translation tags.) Click a Field or Translation tag to filter the publications.
This operation might take several minutes to complete. Please do not close your browser.
Local representatives can answer questions about the Profiles website or help with editing a profile or issues with profile data. For assistance with this profile: HMS/HSDM faculty should contact contactcatalyst.harvard.edu. For faculty or fellow appointment updates and changes, please ask your appointing department to contact HMS. For fellow personal and demographic information, contact HMS Human Resources at human_resourceshms.harvard.edu. For faculty personal and demographic information, contact HMS Office for Faculty Affairs at facappthms.harvard.edu.
Navarro's Networks
Click the
buttons for more information and interactive visualizations!
Concepts (293)
Co-Authors (15)
Similar People (60)
Same Department 
Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.