Inigo San Millan, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs

Languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian
Department: University of Colorado - Colorado Springs


  • Assistant Professor (2019)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Cancer


  • San-Millán, I., Hill, J. C., & Calleja-González, J. (2020). Indirect Assessment of Skeletal Muscle Glycogen Content in Professional Soccer Players before and after a Match through a Non-Invasive Ultrasound Technology. Nutrients, 12(4), 971.
  • San-Millán,I.; Stefanoni,D.; Martinez, J.; Hansen, K.; D'Alessandro, A.; Nemkov, T. Metabolomics of Endurance Capacity in World Tour Professional Cyclists Frontiers Physiology, 2020
  • San-Millán I, Julian CG, Matarazzo C, Martinez J, Brooks GA. Is Lactate an Oncometabolite? Evidence Supporting a Role for Lactate in the Regulation of Transcriptional Activity of Cancer-Related Genes in MCF7 Breast Cancer Cells. Front Oncol. 2019;9:1536. PubMed PMID: 32010625
  • San-Millán I. Blood Biomarkers in Sports Medicine and Performance and the Future of Metabolomics. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1978:431-446. PubMed PMID: 31119678
  • San-Millán I, Brooks GA. Assessment of Metabolic Flexibility by Means of Measuring Blood Lactate, Fat, and Carbohydrate Oxidation Responses to Exercise in Professional Endurance Athletes and Less-Fit Individuals. Sports Med. 2018 Feb;48(2):467-479. PubMed PMID: 28623613
  • Hill, J.C; San Millan, I. (2017). Aerobic Training, 124-133. In Netter's Sports Medicine, 2nd Edition. Elsevier Health Sciences, 2017.
  • San-Millán I, Brooks GA. Reexamining cancer metabolism: lactate production for carcinogenesis could be the purpose and explanation of the Warburg Effect. Carcinogenesis. 2016 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27993896
  • 1. Hill, J. C., & San Millán, I. S. Validation of musculoskeletal ultrasound to assess and quantify muscle glycogen content. A novel approach. The Physician and sportsmedicine, 42(3), 45-52, 2014
  • Wischmeyer PE, San-Millan I. Winning the war against ICU-acquired weakness: new innovations in nutrition and exercise physiology. Crit Care. 2015;19 Suppl 3:S6. PubMed PMID: 26728966
  • San Millan, I.; Hill, J.C;. Measurement of skeletal muscle glycogen status in critically ill patients: a new approach in critical care monitoring, Critical Care, 19(Suppl 1):P400, 2015
  • San Millán I, Bing K, Brill C, Hill JC, Miller LE. Randomized controlled trial of Micro-Mobile Compression® on lactate clearance and subsequent exercise performance in elite male cyclists. Open Access J Sports Med. 2013;4:221-7. PubMed PMID: 24379728
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Sports Medicine, Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
6th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045

Specialty Information

Conditions & Treatments
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Wellness and Prevention - Exercise and Physical Fitness
  • Wellness and Prevention
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 1 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 2 Diabetes
Public Speaking

General Information

Languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian
Department: University of Colorado - Colorado Springs
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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