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Call for Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2008

Health Sciences - Organs and Systems, Metabolism, Nutrition and Toxicology

    Painel de Avaliação de Ciências da Saúde - 2008
  • Fernando Lopes da Silva
  • Roland Pochet
  • Alice Warley
  • David Chambers
  • Jean-Michel Bouler
  • George Griffin
  • Fernando Giraldez Orgaz
  • Francisco Bolumar
  • Ad Geurts van Kessel
  • Anton J. G. Horrevoets
  • Trevor W Stone
  • Richard K Grencis
  • Sergio Cerutti

Skingineering - Engineering skin analogues through cell sheet technology. Alexandra P Marques, Universidade do Minho (UM). €174,976.


Relevance of Cholesterol - rich diet on protection from experimental cerebral malaria. Ana Maria de Amarante Pamplona Dias dos Santos, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €148,246.


In vitro alternative approach for chemical skin sensitization hazard: an EU legislation demand. Maria Teresa Cruz, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €175,000.


Neuroprotecting mechanisms of carnitine in mitochondrial dysfunction. Maria Teresa Burnay Summavielle, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €175,850.


Prevalence and severity of fatty liver in morbid obesity: correlation and mechanisms related with the role of ectopic fat in insulin resistance. Helena Cortez-Pinto, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €139,010.


Development and application of P-glycoprotein inducers for the prophylaxis and therapeutics of xenobiotics toxicity. Fernando Remião, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €196,632.


NPwhY - Innervation and angiogenesis for the benefit of osteogenesis: the involvement of NPY neuronal pathway in bone repair. Meriem Lamghari Moubarrad, Instituto Nacional de Engenharia Biomédica - INEB Univ. Porto (INEB Porto). €164,382.


AngioPaX - ELUCIDATING THE ANGIO/VASCULOGENIC PARADOX IN DIABETES. Raquel Soares, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (FM/UP). €79,800.


Exploring New Roles for Endogenous Bile Acids and microRNAs in Modulating Liver Regeneration. Rui E Castro, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa (FF/ULisboa). €130,350.


Diabetes and placental function: the role of hyperglycaemia, oxidative stress and inflammation. Fátima Martel, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (FM/UP). €84,720.


Angiogenesis in atherosclerotic lesions: function and potential therapeutic application of the Dll4-Notch signaling pathway. Ana Teresa Fernandes Nunes Tavares, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €199,551.


Role of dietary polyphenols on intestinal inflammation either as single agents or in combination with anti-inflammatory drugs by using in vitro and in vivo models. Leonor Martins Almeida, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €122,336.


Correlation phenotype/genotype in diabetic retinopathy. Maria da Conceição Lopes Lobo da Fonseca, Universidade de Coimbra (UC). €164,802.


Discovery and functional characterization of novel disease-related proteins involved in lipid metabolism and organelle dynamics. Michael Schrader, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €199,041.


Molecular mechanisms of heart failure - the role of the adipocyte as an endocrine organ. Daniel Omar Espinoza, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €191,757.


Pathophysiological role of purines (ATP and adenosine) in the human bladder hyperactivity. Paulo Correia de Sá, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da universidade do Porto (ICBAS/UP). €113,424.


Neudesina - estudo da função de um novo factor neurotrófico. JOÃO CARLOS SOUSA, Universidade do Minho (UM). €36,000.


Regulation of retinal growth factors secretion by Rab GTPases. Jose Silva Ramalho, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (FCM/UNL). €168,552.


Title: Clarification of the Mitochondrial Role in the Cardiotoxicity of Doxorubicin Using a Whole Heart Perfusion System - Impact of Different Doxorubicin Treatment Regimens. António Moreno, IMAR - Instituto do Mar (IMAR). €171,712.


BIOMARKERS OF DIETARY ACRYLAMIDE EXPOSURE: HUMAN TOXICOLOGICAL RELEVANCE. Jorge Francisco Dias Rodrigues Gaspar, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (FCM/UNL). €184,372.


Pre-clinical Assessment of the Safety and Advantages of Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES). Estêvão Augusto Rodrigues de Lima, Universidade do Minho (UM). €76,471.


Mapping the metabolic and neuromodulator role of insulin in the hippocampus. Attila Köfalvi, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €100,000.


Tolerance induction to recombinant clotting factors in a murine model of hemophilia. Vanessa Alexandra Gonçalves de Oliveira, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €200,000.


Genetic modification of the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus (PVN) and rostroventrolateral medula (RVLM) cells to control hypertension chronically. Maria Isabel de Sousa Rocha, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €126,034.