LAQV REQUIMTE

(Chemical) Bonding is what makes life possible

Carmen Diniz Pereira

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Research group
Natural Products – Chemistry and Bioactivity

Position
Academic Staff

Researcher IDD-6293-2013
Ciência ID601A-38A8-811A
Carmen Diniz Pereira, PhD in Pharmacology, University of Porto. Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto and researcher at REQUIMTE / LAQV. Coordinated/participated in 17 research projects. Supervised/co-supervised 9 PhD/5MsD thesis. Published 55 articles (9 as reviews), 8 book chapters and was editor of 1 book. Certificated to work with laboratory animals including in animal models of diseases. Medical Biotechnology research with Cell, Tissue and Organ-based assays. Her research work has been focused in Drugs, Food and Health: Impact of Drug and Food in proteins/enzymes, and receptors in Hypertension and Fetal programming, Endothelial dysfunction, Inflammation, Oxidative stress and Cancer.

Representative Publications

Insights into sympathetic nervous system and GPCR interplay in fetal programming of hypertension: a bridge for new pharmacological strategies
10.1016/j.drudis.2020.01.019
Anticancer activity of palladium-based complexes against triple-negative breast cancer
10.1016/j.drudis.2019.02.012
Vascular impairment of adenosinergic system in hypertension: increased adenosine bioavailability and differential distribution of adenosine receptors and nucleoside transporters
10.1007/s00418-018-1743-0
Nuclear G-protein-coupled receptors as putative novel pharmacological targets
10.1016/j.drudis.2019.09.003
The Adenosinergic System as a Therapeutic Target in the Vasculature: New Ligands and Challenges
10.3390/molecules22050752
Endothelial and Neuronal Nitric Oxide Activate Distinct Pathways on Sympathetic Neurotransmission in Rat Tail and Mesenteric Arteries
10.1371/journal.pone.0129224
Inosine Strongly Enhances Proliferation of Human C32 Melanoma Cells through PLC-PKC-MEK1/2-ERK1/2 and PI3K Pathways
10.1111/bcpt.12280
Endothelial dysfunction impairs vascular neurotransmission in tail arteries
10.1016/j.neuint.2014.11.001
The combination of Cl-IB-MECA with paclitaxel: a new anti-metastatic therapeutic strategy for melanoma
10.1007/s00280-014-2557-y