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Class of 2002
Name
Santos, Marta
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
martadossantos@gmail.com
1st Degree
Biochemistry
About the PhD
Field of Research
Lung Development
Thesis Title
Mechanisms of Lung Development in Normal and Hypoplastic Lungs
Abstract
Congenital defects cause high infant mortality and Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) remains the most life-threatening pathology with and incidence of 1 in 2500 newborns. In CDH, a disturbance during diaphragm development...
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Supervisor(s)
Prof. Dr. Jorge Correia-Pinto, Prof. Dra. Isabel Palmeirim
Co-Supervisor(s)
Prof. Dr. Dick Tibboel, Prof. Dr. Robbert Rottier
University
Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga; Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Laboratory
Development and Neoplasia Group
City
Braga
Country
Portugal
Date of Thesis Defence
2006-12-12
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Intelectual Property Consultant
Institution
Clarke Modet & Co Portugal
City
Porto
Country
Portugal

Relevant Publications
Santos M, Bastos P, Gonzaga S, Roriz JM, Baptista MJ, Nogueira-Silva C, Melo-Rocha G, Henriques-Coelho T, Roncon-Albuquerque R, Leite-Moreira A, de Krijger R, Tibboel D, Rottier R, Correia-Pinto J. }3Ghrelin expression in human and rat fetal lungs and the effect of ghrelin administration in nitrofen induced congenital diaphragmatic hernia}4 Ped Res 2006 59: 531-537.
Nogueira-Silva C, Santos M, Baptista MJ, Moura RS, Correia-Pinto J. }3IL-6 is constitutively expressed during lung morphogenesis and enhances fetal lung explant branching}4 Ped Res 2006 60: 530-536.
Santos M, Nogueira-Silva C, Baptista MJ, Soares-Fernandes J, Moura RS, Correia-Pinto J. }3Pulmonary epithelial cell differentiation in the nitrofen-induced Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia}4 J Pediatr Surg 2007 42:1231-1237.
Santos M, Moura RS, Nogueira-Silva C, Ohlmeier S, Correia-Pinto J. }3Embryonic essential myosin light chain regulates fetal lung development in rats}4 Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2007 37: 330-338.

Publications
Castro H, Sousa C, Santos M, Cordeiro-da-Silva A, Flohé L, Tomás AM. }3Complementary antioxidant defence by cytoplasmic and mitochondrial peroxiredoxins in Leishmania infantum}4 Free Radic Biol Med 2002 33: 1552-1562.
Castro H, Sousa C, Novais M, Santos M, Budde H, Cordeiro-da-Silva A, Flohe L, Tomas AM. }3Two linked genes of Leishmania infantum encode tryparedoxins localised to cytosol and mitochondrion}4 Mol Biochem Parasitol 2004 136: 137-147.
Baptista MJ, Recamán M, Melo-Rocha G, Nogueira-Silva C, Roriz JM, Fernandes JS, Gonzaga S, Santos M, Leite-Moreira AF, Areias JC, Correia-Pinto J. }3Myocardium expression of Connexin 43, SERCA2a and myosin heavy chains isoforms are preserved in nitrofen-induced CDH rat model}4 J Pediatr Surg 2006 41:1532-1538.
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