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Call for Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2009

Health Sciences - Organs and Systems: Mechanisms of Disease

    Painel de Avaliação da área das Ciências da Saúde - 2009
  • Fernando Giraldez Orgaz
  • Jean-Michel Bouler
  • Sergio Cerutti
  • Geert van der Heijden
  • Ad Geurts van Kessel
  • Caetano Reis e Sousa
  • George Griffin
  • Roland Pochet
  • Louis Lemieux
  • Stephen Paul Hilary Alexander
  • Peter Illes
  • Humphrey Hodgson
  • Rolf Jackisch
  • Marc Mareel
  • Maxime GUYE
  • Marc Moreau
  • Bruno Bujoli
  • Derek Macallan
  • Andrew Westwell
  • John Martin
  • Gordon Stewart
  • Robert Hofstra
  • Maurice Zeegers
  • Gerard J te Meerman
  • Geert Martens
  • Jean Vanderpas
  • Mark Van de Casteele

The crosstalk between lipid antigen presentation and the pathogenic mechanisms of Lysosomal Storage Diseases. Maria de Fátima Matos Almeida Henriques de Macedo, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €154,000.


Role of the ghrelin/obestatin system in the aqueous humor drainage mechanisms. Patophysiologic relevance. Amandio Rocha Sousa, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (FM/UP). €59,000.


Analysis of a new pathway to import iron into the retina: role of ferritin as iron carrier and implications in radical detoxification. Jesús Ruberte París, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €170,000.


Molecular basis of nervous system dysfunction on amyloid neuropathies. Maria João Gameiro de Mascarenhas Saraiva, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €170,000.


Is insulin a stimulus for carotid body activation? A new mechanism for insulin resistance and hypertension. SÍLVIA MARGARIDA VILARES SANTOS CONDE, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (FCM/UNL). €100,000.


Targeting microRNA-34, a Potential Link between Apoptosis and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Pathogenesis. Rui E Castro, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa (FF/ULisboa). €120,000.


Consequences and mechanisms behind plasmalogen deficiency. Pedro Miguel Teixeira Brites, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €165,000.


S-Adenosyl homocysteine, non-histone protein hypomethylation, and vascular disease: another brick in the wall? Maria Rita M A Azevedo e Castro, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa (FF/ULisboa). €154,000.


A new approach for the identification of osteoarthritis terapeutic targets:The application of 2D-DIGE proteomics. Dina Costa Simes, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €150,000.


Autoregulation in acute stroke. Maria Isabel de Sousa Rocha, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €140,000.


Tumorigenesis as a working model for the physiological role of HIF-1alpha degradation by chaperone-mediated autophagy. Henrique Girao, Universidade de Coimbra (UC). €150,000.


Exploiting the molecular basis underlying an aberrant vascular niche in Multiple myeloma. Sérgio Dias, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €160,000.


Molecular determinants of microglial activation and neuronal dysfunction in in vivo models of Parkinson´s disease. Maria Teresa Albuquerque Santos Faria Pais, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €115,664.