Iraci Lucena Torres - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - Associated Professor

Iraci Lucena Torres

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Associated Professor

Porto Alegre, RS | Brazil

Additional Specialties: Pharmacology of pain

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Iraci Lucena Torres - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - Associated Professor

Iraci Lucena Torres

Introduction

Primary Affiliation: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - Porto Alegre, RS , Brazil

Additional Specialties:

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Education

Mar 1995 - Jan 1999
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Master Degree in Biochemistry
Programa de Pós-graducao em Bioquímica
Jul 1981 - Jul 1984
Universidade Catolica de Pelotas Hospital Universitario Sao Francisco de Paula
Pharmacist-Biochemistry
Pharmacy School

Experience

Apr 2018
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande
Coordinator
Programa de Pós-graducao em Farmacologia e Terapeutica
Jan 2008
Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre
Research Associate
Research and Postgraduate Group
Aug 2006
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Associated Professor
Departament of Pharmacology

Publications

156Publications

252Reads

27Profile Views

105PubMed Central Citations

Preoperative transcranial direct current stimulation: Exploration of a novel strategy to enhance neuroplasticity before surgery to control postoperative pain. A randomized sham-controlled study.

PLoS One 2017 30;12(11):e0187013. Epub 2017 Nov 30.

Department of Clinical Research Center, Laboratory of Pain & Neuromodulation, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5708693PMC
December 2017
14 Reads
1 Citation
3.234 Impact Factor

Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation over the left dorsolateral prefrontal cortex modulates attention and pain in fibromyalgia: randomized clinical trial.

Sci Rep 2017 03 9;7(1):135. Epub 2017 Mar 9.

Post Graduate Program in Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-00185-wDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5427889PMC
March 2017
7 Reads
2 Citations
5.080 Impact Factor

Melatonin Alters the Mechanical and Thermal Hyperalgesia Induced by Orofacial Pain Model in Rats.

Inflammation 2016 Oct;39(5):1649-59

Postgraduate Program in Biological Sciences: Physiology, Health Basic Sciences Institute, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, 90050-170, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10753-016-0399-yDOI Listing
October 2016
17 Reads
1 Citation
1.921 Impact Factor

Motor Cortex Excitability and BDNF Levels in Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain According to Structural Pathology.

Front Hum Neurosci 2016 15;10:357. Epub 2016 Jul 15.

Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation, Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2016.00357DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4946131PMC
July 2016
26 Reads
8 Citations
2.900 Impact Factor

Uliginosin B, a Possible New Analgesic Drug, Acts by Modulating the Adenosinergic System

Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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March 2016

Obesity and Hyperlipidemia Modulate Alveolar Bone Loss in Wistar Rats.

J Periodontol 2016 Feb 17;87(2):e9-17. Epub 2015 Sep 17.

Department of Periodontology, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1902/jop.2015.150330DOI Listing
February 2016
8 Reads
1 Citation
2.710 Impact Factor

Higher serum S100B and BDNF levels are correlated with a lower pressure-pain threshold in fibromyalgia.

Mol Pain 2014 Jul 8;10:46. Epub 2014 Jul 8.

Post Graduate Program in Medical Sciences, UFRGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1744-8069-10-46DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4094546PMC
July 2014
9 Reads
6 Citations
3.654 Impact Factor

Obesity may increase the occurrence of spontaneous periodontal disease in Wistar rats.

Arch Oral Biol 2013 Aug 3;58(8):1034-9. Epub 2013 Apr 3.

Department of Conservative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archoralbio.2013.03.006DOI Listing
August 2013
1 Read
6 Citations
1.880 Impact Factor

[The prevalence of morbidity and symptoms among the elderly: a comparative study between rural and urban areas].

Cien Saude Colet 2013 Apr;18(4):1029-40

Universidade Luterna do Brasil, Canoas, RS, 92425-900.

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April 2013
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3 Citations

[The role of the community health agent in control of the in-house stock of medication in communities served by the family health strategy].

Cien Saude Colet 2012 May;17(5):1305-12

Departamento de Farmacologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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May 2012
3 Reads
1 Citation

BDNF as an effect modifier for gender effects on pain thresholds in healthy subjects.

Neurosci Lett 2012 Apr 25;514(1):62-6. Epub 2012 Feb 25.

School of Medicine, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2012.02.057DOI Listing
April 2012
3 Reads
10 Citations
2.060 Impact Factor

Validation of a Brazilian quantitative sensory testing (QST) device for the diagnosis of small fiber neuropathies.

Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2011 Dec;69(6):943-8

Neurology Department, EMG Unit from Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre RS, Brazil.

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December 2011
7 Reads
9 Citations
1.010 Impact Factor

Physiological level of norepinephrine increases adenine nucleotides hydrolysis in rat blood serum.

Purinergic Signal 2011 Dec 11;7(4):373-9. Epub 2011 Aug 11.

Laboratório de Farmacologia da Dor, Departamento de Farmacologia, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, 90050-170, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11302-011-9253-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3224644PMC
December 2011
1 Citation
3.890 Impact Factor

Effect of inhaled corticosteroid on TNF-α production and alveolar bone loss in Wistar rats.

Arch Oral Biol 2011 Nov 28;56(11):1398-403. Epub 2011 May 28.

School of Dentistry, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archoralbio.2011.04.018DOI Listing
November 2011
3 Reads
1 Citation
1.880 Impact Factor

6‐Sulfatoxymelatonin as a predictor of clinical outcome in depressive patients.

Hum Psychopharmacol 2011 Apr;26(3):252-7

Department of Psychiatry and Forensic Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul and Laboratory of Chronobiology of Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hup.1204DOI Listing
April 2011
8 Reads
2 Citations
2.192 Impact Factor

Lifetime behavioural changes after exposure to anaesthetics in infant rats.

Behav Brain Res 2011 Mar 4;218(1):51-6. Epub 2010 Nov 4.

Post Graduate Program in Biological Sciences: Physiology, Institute of Basic Health Sciences (ICBS), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 90050-170 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbr.2010.10.028DOI Listing
March 2011
6 Reads
2 Citations
3.030 Impact Factor

24-hour temporal pattern of NTPDase and 5'-nucleotidase enzymes in rat blood serum.

Chronobiol Int 2010 Oct;27(9-10):1751-61

Departamento de Farmacologia, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Sarmento Leite 500, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/07420528.2010.512992DOI Listing
October 2010
7 Reads
3 Citations
3.343 Impact Factor

Neonatal morphine exposure alters E-NTPDase activity and gene expression pattern in spinal cord and cerebral cortex of rats.

Eur J Pharmacol 2010 Sep 8;642(1-3):72-6. Epub 2010 Jun 8.

Laboratório de Farmacologia da Dor e da Inflamação, Departamento de Farmacologia, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Rua Sarmento Leite, 500 sala 202, CEP 90050-170, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2010.05.044DOI Listing
September 2010
2 Reads
4 Citations
2.532 Impact Factor

[Adherence to essential medicines in cities from three Brazilian states].

Cad Saude Publica 2010 Apr;26(4):827-36

Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Av. Ipiranga 2752, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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April 2010
4 Reads
4 Citations
0.890 Impact Factor

Evaluation of the structure of Brazilian State-Trait Anxiety Inventory using a Rasch psychometric approach.

J Psychosom Res 2010 Mar 9;68(3):223-33. Epub 2009 Dec 9.

Post-Graduate Program in Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpsychores.2009.09.013DOI Listing
March 2010
7 Reads
13 Citations
2.740 Impact Factor

A neuroprotective exercise protocol reduces the adenine nucleotide hydrolysis in hippocampal synaptosomes and serum of rats.

Brain Res 2010 Feb 5;1316:173-80. Epub 2009 Dec 5.

Unidade de Experimentação Animal, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, CEP 90035-903, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2009.11.076DOI Listing
February 2010
17 Reads
1 Citation
2.843 Impact Factor

Long-term effect of morphine administration in young rats on the analgesic opioid response in adult life.

Int J Dev Neurosci 2008 Oct 16;26(6):561-5. Epub 2008 May 16.

Departamento de Bioquímica, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, UFRGS, 90050-170 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2008.05.005DOI Listing
October 2008
1 Read
4 Citations
2.580 Impact Factor

Methylprednisolone administration alters adenine nucleotide hydrolysis in rat blood serum.

Eur J Pharmacol 2007 Apr 19;560(2-3):212-5. Epub 2007 Jan 19.

Departamentos de Farmacologia, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, UFRGS, Rua Sarmiento Leite 500, 90050-170 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2006.12.021DOI Listing
April 2007
18 Reads
1 Citation
2.532 Impact Factor

Repeated restraint stress reduces opioid receptor binding in different rat CNS structures.

Neurochem Res 2005 Jan;30(1):1-7

Departamento de Bioquímica, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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January 2005
41 Reads
4 Citations
2.593 Impact Factor

Ecto-nucleotidase activities in spinal cord of rats changes as function of age.

Int J Dev Neurosci 2003 Dec;21(8):425-9

Departamento de Bioqui;mica, ICBS, UFRGS, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2600, Anexo, 90035-003, RS, Porto Alegre, Brazil

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December 2003
3 Reads
3 Citations
2.580 Impact Factor

Gender differences in oxidative stress in spinal cord of rats submitted to repeated restraint stress.

Neurochem Res 2003 Sep;28(9):1315-20

Departamento de Bioquímica, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, UFRGS. Porto Alegre, Brazil.

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September 2003
5 Reads
2.593 Impact Factor

The effect of stress upon hydrolysis adenine nucleotides in blood serum of rats.

Pharmacol Biochem Behav 2003 May;75(2):467-71

Departamento de Bioquímica, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio Grando do Sul, Ramiro Barcelos, 2600 Anexo, Lab. 22, 90035-003 Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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May 2003
1 Read
2 Citations
2.781 Impact Factor

Effect of chronic and acute stress on ectonucleotidase activities in spinal cord.

Physiol Behav 2002 Feb 1-15;75(1-2):1-5

Departamento de Bioquímica, Instituto de Ciências Básicas da Saúde, UFRGS, 90035-003, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.

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June 2002
4 Reads
3 Citations
2.980 Impact Factor

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