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Class of 2009
Name
Silva Santos, Sara
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
s.silvasantos@erasmusmc.nl
1st Degree
Pathological, Cytological and Thanatological Anatomy
University (1st Degree)
Escola Superior de Saúde Egas Moniz (ESSEM)
About the PhD
Field of Research
Neuroscience
Thesis Title
Reversibility of neurological symptoms of Angelman Syndrome
Abstract
Angelman Syndrome (AS) is a neurobehavioral disorder, characterized by severe mental retardation, motor dysfunction, absence of speech, autism and epilepsy. The loss of a functional copy of the maternal UBE3A gene is primarily...
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Supervisor(s)
Ype Elgersma (Erasmus MC)
Co-Supervisor(s)
João Bettencourt Relvas (IBMC/ICBAS)
University
ICBAS - Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar
Laboratory
Molecular and cellular mechanisms of learning and mental retardation disorders Lab, Department of Neuroscience - Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
City
Rotterdam
Country
The Netherlands

Relevant Publications
"Ube3a reinstatement identifies distinct developmental windows in a murine Angelman syndrome model."
Sara Silva-Santos1,2,3, Geeske M. van Woerden1,2, Caroline F. Bruinsma1,2, Edwin Mientjes1,2, Mehrnoush Aghadavoud Jolfaei1,2, Ben Distel4, Steven A. Kushner2,5 and Ype Elgersma1,2
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"Síndrome de Angelman: principais desenvolvimentos científicos a nível mundial", Artigo publicado na revista NewsFarma.
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"Síndrome de Angelman: estado da investigação é animador", artigo publicado na revista "Saude e bem-estar".
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2015-04-16 12:20:57
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