Publications


Learning from the operation, pathology and maintenance of a bioretention system to optimize urban drainage practices.
J Environ Manage 2017 Dec 14;204(Pt 1):454-466. Epub 2017 Sep 14.
Universidade Federal do Alagoas - UFAL, Campus A. C. Simões - Rod. BR 104 km 14, CTEC, Cidade Universitaria, Postal Code 57072-970, Maceió, AL, Brazil.




Bone marrow-derived monocyte infusion improves hepatic fibrosis by decreasing osteopontin, TGF-β1, IL-13 and oxidative stress.
World J Gastroenterol 2017 Jul;23(28):5146-5157
Veruska Cintia Alexandrino de Souza, Andréia Ferreira de Barros, Camila Lima Carvalho, Virgínia Maria Barros de Lorena, Regina Celia Bressan Queiroz Figueiredo, Sheilla Andrade de Oliveira, Centro de Pesquisas Aggeu Magalhães, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Recife, Pernambuco 50740-465, Brazil.

Computed Tomography Findings of Bronchiectasis in Different Respiratory Phases Correlate with Pulmonary Function Test Data in Adults.
Lung 2017 Jun 28;195(3):347-351. Epub 2017 Mar 28.
LABIMED - Medical Imaging Research Laboratoy of Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre and Santa Casa de Misericordia de Porto Alegre Hospitals, 295 Professor Annes Dias St., Centro Histórico, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande Do Sul, 90020-090, Brazil.

Microbiological and clinical assessment of the abutment and non-abutment teeth of partial removable denture wearers.
Arch Oral Biol 2017 Mar 3;75:74-80. Epub 2016 Nov 3.
Department of Dental Materials and Prosthesis, School of Dentistry of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo, Av. do Café s/n°, Monte Alegre, Ribeirão Preto-SP, 14040-904, Brazil. Electronic address:

Superoxide anion generation and oxidative stress in methylmercury-induced endothelial toxicity in vitro.
Toxicol In Vitro 2017 Feb 28;38:19-26. Epub 2016 Oct 28.
Departamento de Bioquímica, Centro de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil; Instituto de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Rio Grande, RS, Brazil. Electronic address:

Irisin Levels Are not Associated to Resistance Training-Induced Alterations in Body Mass Composition in Older Untrained Women with and without Obesity.
J Nutr Health Aging 2017 ;21(3):241-246
Guilherme Pereira. Graduation Program on Physical Education, Catholic University of Brasilia - Q.S. 07, Lote 01, EPTC - Bloco G. Zip code: 71966-700 - Taguatinga - Federal District, Brasilia, Brazil, E-mail:

Pharmacological analysis of hemodynamic responses to Lachesis muta (South American bushmaster) snake venom in anesthetized rats.
Toxicon 2016 Dec 5;123:25-44. Epub 2016 Oct 5.
Departamento de Farmacologia, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Rua Tessália Vieira de Camargo, 126, Cidade Universitária Zeferino Vaz, 13083-887, Campinas, SP, Brazil. Electronic address:


A Green Approach for Allylations of Aldehydes and Ketones: Combining Allylborate, Mechanochemistry and Lanthanide Catalyst.
Molecules 2016 Nov 16;21(11). Epub 2016 Nov 16.
Departamento de Química Fundamental-Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Av. Jornalista Aníbal Fernandes, s/n-Cidade Universitária, Recife-PE 50740-560, Brazil.

Testing Hadronic Interactions at Ultrahigh Energies with Air Showers Measured by the Pierre Auger Observatory.
Phys Rev Lett 2016 Nov 31;117(19):192001. Epub 2016 Oct 31.
Università di Catania, Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Italy.



A venue-based analysis of the reach of a targeted outreach service to deliver opportunistic community NHS Health Checks to 'hard-to-reach' groups.
Public Health 2016 Aug 6;137:176-81. Epub 2016 Apr 6.
Public Health Team, Buckinghamshire County Council, County Hall, Walton Street, Aylesbury, HP20 1UA, United Kingdom; Solutions for Public Health, 1 Wooton Edge Barns, Holly Bank, Wooton-by-Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1AE, United Kingdom. Electronic address:


Measurement of the Radiation Energy in the Radio Signal of Extensive Air Showers as a Universal Estimator of Cosmic-Ray Energy.
Phys Rev Lett 2016 Jun 14;116(24):241101. Epub 2016 Jun 14.
Università di Catania and Sezione INFN, Catania, Italy.


The GATA3 gene is involved in leprosy susceptibility in Brazilian patients.
Infect Genet Evol 2016 Apr 23;39:194-200. Epub 2016 Jan 23.
Instituto Lauro de Souza Lima, ILSL, Rodovia Comandante João Ribeiro de Barros Km 225/226, Aimorés, CEP: 17034-97 Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address:

Cytotoxic, genotoxic and mutagenic effects of sewage sludge on Allium cepa.
Chemosphere 2016 Apr 4;148:481-6. Epub 2016 Feb 4.
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Genética e Melhoramento, Centro de Ciências Agrárias, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, CEP 29500-000, Alegre, ES, Brazil; Departamento de Biologia, Centro de Ciências Agrárias, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, CEP 29500-000, Alegre, ES, Brazil. Electronic address:


Gastroschisis in a fetus with a congenital neuroblastoma: Association or coincidence?
Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 2016 Mar 15;106(3):208-12. Epub 2016 Feb 15.
Clinical Genetics, Universidade Federal de Ciências da Saúde de Porto Alegre (UFCSPA) and Complexo Hospitalar Santa Casa de Porto Alegre (CHSCPA), RS, Brazil.

Comparison of the Schwartz and CKD-EPI Equations for Estimating Glomerular Filtration Rate in Children, Adolescents, and Adults: A Retrospective Cross-Sectional Study.
PLoS Med 2016 Mar 29;13(3):e1001979. Epub 2016 Mar 29.
Exploration Fonctionnelle Rénale et Métabolique, Groupement Hospitalier Est Hôpital Edouard Herriot, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France.

Characterization of the antioxidant activity of aglycone and glycosylated derivatives of hesperetin: an in vitro and in vivo study.
J Mol Recognit 2016 Feb 15;29(2):80-7. Epub 2015 Sep 15.
Multidisciplinary Research Laboratory, San Francisco University, São Francisco de Assis Avenue, 218. Jardim São José, 12916-900, Bragança Paulista, SP, Brazil.

Genotoxic and mutagenic effects of sewage sludge on higher plants.
Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 2016 Feb;124:489-496
Programa de Pós-Graduação em Genética e Melhoramento, Centro de Ciências Agrárias, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, CEP 29500-000 Alegre, ES, Brazil; Departamento de Biologia, Centro de Ciências Agrárias, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, CEP 29500-000 Alegre, ES, Brazil. Electronic address:

Multidetector Computed Tomography Findings in Pulmonary Hamartomas: A New Fat Detection Threshold.
J Thorac Imaging 2016 Jan;31(1):11-4
*Post-graduation Program in Medicine (Radiology), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro †Department of Radiology, Santa Casa Health Complex, Porto Alegre §Chest Imaging Division, AC Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, Brazil ‡Department of Radiology, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK.

Advances in leprosy immunology and the field application: A gap to bridge.
Clin Dermatol 2016 Jan-Feb;34(1):82-95. Epub 2015 Nov 6.
Lauro Souza Lima Institute, Bauru, Brazil; Department of Pathology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. Electronic address:


Classification of pro-inflammatory status for interleukin-6 affects relative muscle strength in obese elderly women.
Aging Clin Exp Res 2015 Dec 27;27(6):791-7. Epub 2015 Mar 27.
Graduation Program on Physical Education, Catholic University of Brasilia, Q.S. 07, Lote 01, EPTC, Bloco G, Taguatinga, Federal District, Brasilia, 71966-700, Brazil.

Renal function can be impaired in children with primary hyperoxaluria type 3.
Pediatr Nephrol 2015 Oct 14;30(10):1807-13. Epub 2015 May 14.
Service de Pédiatrie, Pôle Femme-Mère-Enfant, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire d'Angers, 4 rue Larrey 49933, Angers Cedex 09, Angers, France,


Can the height-independent Pottel eGFR equation be used as a screening tool for chronic kidney disease in children?
Eur J Pediatr 2015 Sep 7;174(9):1225-35. Epub 2015 Apr 7.
Exploration Fonctionnelle Rénale, Groupement Hospitalier Edouard Herriot, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France,


Cerebrospinal Fluid CRH Levels in Late Pregnancy Are Not Associated With New-Onset Postpartum Depressive Symptoms.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015 Aug 12;100(8):3159-64. Epub 2015 Jun 12.
Section of Obstetrics and Gynecology (A.M.Z., L.D.C.d.M.), Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (A.A.A.), Sabin Laboratory of Clinical Analysis and Post-Graduation in Health Sciences (G.B.B.), Medical Sciences Graduate Program (V.C.d.S.), Faculty of Ceilandia (M.G.d.O.K.), and Section of Endocrinology (L.A.C.), University of Brasília, 70840-901 Brasília, Brazil.




Decreased expression of stem cell markers by simvastatin in 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene (DMBA)-induced breast cancer.
Toxicol Pathol 2015 Apr 23;43(3):400-10. Epub 2014 Oct 23.
Department of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas (Unicamp), São Paulo, Brazil Laboratory of Investigative Pathology, Department of Anatomic Pathology, Hospital AC Camargo, São Paulo, Brazil Laboratory of Investigative and Molecular Pathology, Center for Investigation in Pediatrics (Ciped), São Paulo, Brazil

Accuracy of different equations in estimating GFR in pediatric kidney transplant recipients.
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2015 Mar 23;10(3):463-70. Epub 2015 Jan 23.
Exploration Fonctionnelle Rénale et Métabolique, Groupement Hospitalier Edouard Herriot, Université Claude Bernard, Lyon 1, Lyon, France; CNRS UMR 5305, Biologie tissulaire et Ingénierie thérapeutique, Lyon, France;


Mediastinal lymph nodes and pulmonary nodules in children: MDCT findings in a cohort of healthy subjects.
AJR Am J Roentgenol 2015 Jan;204(1):35-7
1 Department of Radiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Professor Rodolpho Paulo Rocco St, 255, ZC: 21941-913, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


The emergence of human population genetics and narratives about the formation of the Brazilian nation (1950-1960).
Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 2014 Sep 20;47 Pt A:97-107. Epub 2014 Jun 20.
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Rua Leopoldo Bulhões 1480, sala 617, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 21041-210, Brazil; Departamento de Antropologia, Museu Nacional, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Electronic address:


Creatinine- versus cystatine C-based equations in assessing the renal function of candidates for liver transplantation with cirrhosis.
Hepatology 2014 Apr;59(4):1522-31
Exploration Fonctionnelle Rénale et Métabolique, Groupement Hospitalier Edouard Herriot, Hospices Civils de Lyon, France; Post-Graduate Program in Medical Sciences, FAMED-Programa de Pós Graduação em Saúde da Criança e do Adolescente-Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil; Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Centro de Ciências da Saúde, School of Medicine, Brazil.







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