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

Mar 2019
i3S
Researcher
Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
University of Coimbra
Post-doc
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
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

Publications

12Publications

318Reads

527Profile Views

87PubMed Central Citations

Immune aging in diabetes and its implications in wound healing.

Clin Immunol 2019 03 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
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7322932PMC
March 2019
46 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
12 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
41 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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July 2015
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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
141 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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April 2015
42 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
14 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
7 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
271 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
69 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
15 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
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3 Citations
4.151 Impact Factor

Top co-authors

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University of Coimbra

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Sandra M Cardoso
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CNC - Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology

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Rosa Resende

Institute of Biochemistry

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University of Coimbra

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Paolo Pinton
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Laboratory for Technologies of Advanced Therapies (LTTA)

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Ana Cristina Rego

University of Coimbra

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Liliana Letra

Institute of Physiology

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