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Class of 2002
Name
Ramos, Catarina
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
catarina.el.ramos@gmail.com
1st Degree
Microbiology
University (1st Degree)
Portuguese Catholic University
About the PhD
Field of Research
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Thesis Title
Wild-type huntingtin function in BDNF production and neural differentiation
Supervisor(s)
Elena Cattaneo
University
ICBAS, University of Porto
Laboratory
Department of Pharmacological Sciences and Centre for Stem Cell Research (Milano)
City
Milan
Country
Italy
Date of Thesis Defence
2007-10-11
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Head of Science Communication Office
Project
Champalimaud Neuroscience Programme
Institution
Champalimaud Foundation
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City
Lisboa
Country
Portugal

Relevant Publications
PLoS One. 2010 Nov 24;5(11):e15515.
Two Notch ligands, Dll1 and Jag1, are differently restricted in their range of action to control neurogenesis in the mammalian spinal cord.
Ramos C, Rocha S, Gaspar C, Henrique D.
Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisboa, Portugal.
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Nat Neurosci. 2012 May;15(5):713-21. doi: 10.1038/nn.3080.
An evolutionary recent neuroepithelial cell adhesion function of huntingtin implicates ADAM10-Ncadherin.
Lo Sardo V1, Zuccato C, Gaudenzi G, Vitali B, Ramos C, Tartari M, Myre MA, Walker JA, Pistocchi A, Conti L, Valenza M, Drung B, Schmidt B, Gusella J, Zeitlin S, Cotelli F, Cattaneo E.
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Publications
CEP-1347 reduces mutant huntingtin-associated neurotoxicity and restores BDNF levels in R6/2 mice.
Apostol BL, Simmons DA, Zuccato C, Illes K, Pallos J, Casale M, Conforti P, Ramos C, Roarke M, Kathuria S, Cattaneo E, Marsh JL, Thompson LM.
Mol Cell Neurosci. 2008 Apr 24
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Blood level of brain-derived neurotrophic factor mRNA is progressively reduced in rodent models of Huntingtons disease: Restoration by the neuroprotective compound CEP-1347.
Conforti P, Ramos C, Apostol BL, Simmons DA, Nguyen HP, Riess O, Thompson LM, Zuccato C, Cattaneo E.
Mol Cell Neurosci. 2008 May 10
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Progressive loss of BDNF in a mouse model of Huntingtons disease and rescue by BDNF delivery.
Zuccato C, Liber D, Ramos C, Tarditi A, Rigamonti D, Tartari M, Valenza M, Cattaneo E.
Pharmacol Res. 2005 Aug
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2014-04-09 18:30:13

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