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Class of 2008
Name
Saleiro, Diana
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
dianasaleiro@gmail.com
1st Degree
Licenciatura: Biology
University (1st Degree)
Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade do Porto
About the PhD
Field of Research
Cancer Research
Thesis Title
MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF ESTROGEN RECEPTOR BETA ACTION IN COLORECTAL CARCINOGENESIS
Abstract
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major public health problem in the world population, which emphasizes the need to study novel molecular targets in order to develop alternative chemopreventive and chemotherapeutic strategies...
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Supervisor(s)
Dr. Rajendra G. Mehta
University
Illinois Institute of Technology
Laboratory
Cancer Biology Division, IIT Research Institute
City
Chicago
Country
USA
Date of Thesis Defence
2013-07-31
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Post-doctoral fellow
Project
Definition of cellular signaling pathways regulated by interferon receptors
Institution
Northwestern University - Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center
City
Chicago
Country
USA

Relevant Publications
Saleiro D, Murillo G, Lubahn DB, Kopelovich L, Korach KS, Mehta RG. Enhanced induction of mucin-depleted foci in estrogen receptor {beta} knockout mice. Cancer Prev Res (Phila). 2010;3:1198-204.
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Saleiro D, Murillo G, Benya RV, Bissonnette M, Hart J, Mehta RG.
Estrogen receptor-β protects against colitis-associated neoplasia in mice. Int J Cancer. 2012;131:2553-61. doi: 10.1002/ijc.27578.
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Publications
Swarup VP, Huang Y, Murillo G, Saleiro D, Mehta RG, Bishnoi SW. Modeling the cellular impact of nanoshell-based biosensors using mouse alveolar macrophage cultures. Metallomics. 2011 Nov;3(11):1218-26. doi: 10.1039/c1mt00089f.
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2013-10-07 01:24:40
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