Dr. Ana Catarina RG Fonseca, PhD - Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde

Dr. Ana Catarina RG Fonseca

PhD

Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde

Porto | Portugal

Main Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease

ORCID logohttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-4660-8081

Dr. Ana Catarina RG Fonseca, PhD - Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde

Dr. Ana Catarina RG Fonseca

PhD

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde - Porto , Portugal

Specialties:

Education

Nov 2015 - Nov 2015
Uppsala University
Radiation Protection Course (3DR038)
Nov 2009 - Mar 2014
Universidade de Coimbra
PhD
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Feb 2011 - Feb 2011
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Advanced course in "Mitochondrial Dynamics and Metabolic Diseases"
Oct 2010 - Oct 2010
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Advanced course in "Neurodegenerative disorders: clinical and neuropathological aspects"
Jun 2010 - Jun 2010
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Advanced course in "Comunicação de Ciência"
Dec 2005 - May 2009
Universidade de Coimbra
Master
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Feb 2009 - Feb 2009
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Advanced course in "Principles and Practice in Drug Development"
Feb 2009 - Feb 2009
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Advanced course in "Neurodegenerative Diseases"
Feb 2009 - Feb 2009
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Advanced course in "Vascular Physiology"
Nov 2005 - Nov 2005
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Advanced course in "Biology of Development"
Oct 1999 - Sep 2003
Universidade de Coimbra
Graduation
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Nov 2002 - Nov 2002
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Advanced course in "Molecular Cell Biology"

Experience

Aug 2015 - Dec 2016
Uppsala University
Post-doc
Jul 2014 - Jun 2015
Fundação Mata do Buçaco
Support and monitoring of activities in the Sector Educativo
Nov 2009 - Mar 2014
Universidade de Coimbra
PhD student in Biochemistry (Molecular Biology)
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Jan 2008 - Dec 2012
Universidade de Coimbra
Guide in various subjects related with Botany and Environment preservation
Botanical Garden
Dec 2005 - Jun 2009
Universidade de Coimbra
Master student in Biology (Cell Biology)
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Mar 2005 - Jul 2005
Universidade de Coimbra
Voluntary research
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Jan 2001 - Dec 2001
B-À-BÁ Informática, L.da
General Information Technologies teacher and organizer of an internet browser
Jan 2017
University of Coimbra
Post-doc
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology

Publications

12Publications

158Reads

419Profile Views

87PubMed Central Citations

Immune aging in diabetes and its implications in wound healing.

Clin Immunol 2019 Mar 5;200:43-54. Epub 2019 Feb 5.

Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Instituto de Investigação Interdisciplinar, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal; Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Research Institute, Little Rock, AR, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clim.2019.02.002DOI Listing
March 2019
16 Reads
3.672 Impact Factor

Calcineurin is an important factor involved in glucose uptake in human adipocytes.

Mol Cell Biochem 2018 Aug 27;445(1-2):157-168. Epub 2018 Jan 27.

Department of Medical Sciences, University of Uppsala, 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11010-017-3261-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6060758PMC
August 2018
5 Reads
2.393 Impact Factor

Proteostasis in epicardial versus subcutaneous adipose tissue in heart failure subjects with and without diabetes.

Biochim Biophys Acta Mol Basis Dis 2018 06 4;1864(6 Pt A):2183-2198. Epub 2018 Apr 4.

Center of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, 3004-504 Coimbra, Portugal; The Portuguese Diabetes Association (APDP), 1250-203 Lisbon, Portugal; Department of Geriatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock 72202, AR, United States; Arkansas Children's Research Institute, Little Rock 72202, AR, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbadis.2018.03.025DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6375688PMC
June 2018
20 Reads
4.882 Impact Factor

Oxidative stress involving changes in Nrf2 and ER stress in early stages of Alzheimer's disease.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2015 Jul 6;1852(7):1428-41. Epub 2015 Apr 6.

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal; Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbadis.2015.03.015DOI Listing
July 2015
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22 Citations

The role of proteotoxic stress in vascular dysfunction in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease

Fonseca, AC; Resende, R; Cardoso; SM; Pereira, CF (2015) The role of proteotoxic stress in vascular dysfunction in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease. Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Diseases 2 (1): 67-81.

Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Diseases

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May 2015
87 Reads

Amyloid-beta disrupts calcium and redox homeostasis in brain endothelial cells.

Mol Neurobiol 2015 Apr 16;51(2):610-22. Epub 2014 May 16.

Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Largo Marquês de Pombal, 3004-517, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12035-014-8740-7DOI Listing
April 2015
18 Reads
7 Citations
5.140 Impact Factor

Loss of proteostasis induced by amyloid beta peptide in brain endothelial cells.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2014 Jun 28;1843(6):1150-61. Epub 2014 Feb 28.

Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Largo Marquês de Pombal, 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal; Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Rua Larga, 3004-504 Coimbra, Portugal. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbamcr.2014.02.016DOI Listing
June 2014
4 Reads
2 Citations

Protective effect of leptin and ghrelin against toxicity induced by amyloid-β oligomers in a hypothalamic cell line.

J Neuroendocrinol 2014 Mar;26(3):176-85

Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jne.12138DOI Listing
March 2014
2 Reads
7 Citations
3.140 Impact Factor

Calcium and redox homeostasis in Alzheimer's disease: a focus on the endoplasmic reticulum

Fonseca, AC; Cardoso, SM; Pereira, CF (2014) Calcium and redox homeostasis in Alzheimer's disease: a focus on the endoplasmic reticulum. Therapeutic Targets for Neurological Diseases. 2 (1): e428.

Therapeutic Targets for Neurological Diseases

http://dx.doi.org/10.14800/ttnd.428

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January 2014
159 Reads

Activation of the endoplasmic reticulum stress response by the amyloid-beta 1-40 peptide in brain endothelial cells.

Biochim Biophys Acta 2013 Dec 28;1832(12):2191-203. Epub 2013 Aug 28.

Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Largo Marquês de Pombal, 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal; Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Apartado 3046, 3001-401 Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbadis.2013.08.007DOI Listing
December 2013
40 Reads
23 Citations

Cholesterol and statins in Alzheimer's disease: current controversies.

Exp Neurol 2010 Jun 25;223(2):282-93. Epub 2009 Sep 25.

Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, 3004-504 Coimbra, Portugal.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.expneurol.2009.09.013DOI Listing
June 2010
8 Reads
23 Citations
4.700 Impact Factor

Neuroprotective effects of statins in an in vitro model of Alzheimer's disease.

J Alzheimers Dis 2009 ;17(3):503-17

Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

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December 2009
6 Reads
3 Citations
4.151 Impact Factor

Top co-authors

Catarina R Oliveira
Catarina R Oliveira

University of Coimbra

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Sandra M Cardoso
Sandra M Cardoso

CNC - Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology

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Rosa Resende
Rosa Resende

Institute of Biochemistry

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E Carvalho
E Carvalho

University of Coimbra

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Paolo Pinton
Paolo Pinton

Laboratory for Technologies of Advanced Therapies (LTTA)

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Ana Cristina Rego
Ana Cristina Rego

University of Coimbra

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Liliana Letra
Liliana Letra

Institute of Physiology

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Paula I Moreira
Paula I Moreira

University of Coimbra

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