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Class of 2006
Name
Ataíde, Ricardo
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
ric.ataide@gmail.com
1st Degree
Biotech Engineering
University (1st Degree)
Universidade Lusófona, Portugal
About the PhD
Field of Research
Immunology
Thesis Title
Malaria in Pregnancy - HIV and Phagocytosis
Abstract
For millions of pregnant women all over the world the Plasmodium falciparum parasite represents one of the biggest threats they face. Infections with this parasite can result in a condition called Malaria in Pregnancy. The...
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Supervisor(s)
Prof Stephen Rogerson
Co-Supervisor(s)
Dr António Amorim Dr Maria Manuel Mota
University
Universidade do Porto (Portugal)/University of Melbourne (Australia)
Laboratory
Malaria Lab, Dpt of Medicine, Melbourne University
City
Melbourne
Country
Australia
Date of Thesis Defence
2011-04-04
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Research Officer
Project
Immune correlates of resistance to Artemisinin
Institution
Burnet Institute - Malaria and Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group
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City
Melbourne
Country
Australia

Relevant Publications
“Using an improved phagocytosis assay to evaluate the effect of HIV on specific antibodies to pregnancy-associated malaria.” Ataide R, Hasang W, Wilson DW, Beeson JG, Mwapasa V, Molyneux ME, Rogerson, SR, .PLoS ONE. 2010;5(5):e10807.
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“Immunisation with recombinant PfEMP1 domains elicits functional rosette-inhibiting and phagocytosis-inducing antibodies to Plasmodium falciparum.” Ashfaq Ghumra;Pongsak Khunrae;Ricardo Ataide;Ahmed Raza;Stephen J Rogerson;Matthew K Higgins;Alex Rowe, PloS ONE. 2010
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Antibodies That Induce Phagocytosis of Malaria Infected Erythrocytes: Effect of HIV Infection and Correlation with Clinical Outcomes
Ricardo Ataíde1,2*, Victor Mwapasa3,4, Malcolm E. Molyneux3,5, Steven R. Meshnick6, Stephen J. Rogerson1

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González, R., Ataíde, R., Naniche, D., Menéndez, C. & Mayor, A. HIV and malaria interactions: where do we stand? Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy 10, 153-165 (2012).
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Induction of strain-transcending antibodies against Group A PfEMP1 surface antigens from virulent malaria parasites.
Ghumra A, Semblat JP, Ataide R, Kifude C, Adams Y, Claessens A, Anong DN, Bull PC, Fennell C, Arman M, Amambua-Ngwa A, Walther M, Conway DJ, Kassambara L, Doumbo OK, Raza A, Rowe JA.
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On the pathogenesis of Plasmodium vivax malaria: Perspectives from the Brazilian field.
Costa FT, Lopes SC, Albrecht L, Ataíde R, Siqueira AM, Souza RM, Russell B, Renia L, Marinho CR, Lacerda MV.
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Publications
- “Genetically Attenuated p36p-deficient Plasmodium berghei sporozoites confer long-lasting protection and partial cross-species immunity” Bruno Douradinha; Melissa R. van Dijk; Ricardo Ataíde; Geert-Jan van Gemert ; Joanne Thompson; Dominique Mazier; Robert Sauerwein; Chris J. Jansen; Andrew P. Waters; Maria M. Mota. Int J Parasitol. 2007 May 21;[Epub ahead of print]; PMID: 17604034
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“Dissecting in vitro host cell infection by Plasmodium sporozoites using flow cytometry”. Prudencio M, Rodrigues CD, Ataide R, Mota MM. Cellular microbiology. 2008 Jan;10(1):218-24).
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“VEGF promotes malaria-associated acute lung injury in mice.” Epiphanio S, Campos MG, Pamplona A, Carapau D, Pena AC, Ataide R, et al. PLoS pathogens. 2010;6(5):e1000916
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R. Ataíde*, R.M. Souza*, J.G. Dombrowski, V. Ippólito, E.H. Aitken, S.N. Valle, et al., Placental Histopathological Changes Associated with Plasmodium vivax Infection during Pregnancy. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 7 (2013) e2071. PMID 23459254
* authors contributed equally
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“Malaria, primigravidae and antibodies: current knowledge and future perspectives” Ricardo Ataíde, Alfredo Mayor, Stephen J. Rogerson. DOI information: 10.1016/j.pt.2013.12.007. Trends in Parasitology (2014)
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