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Class of 2004
Nóbrega, Cláudia
1st Degree
University (1st Degree)
Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
About the PhD
Field of Research
Immunology of Infection
Thesis Title
Infection of the thymus by mycobacteria: potential impact on the immune response to infection
Margarida Correia-Neves
Rui Appelberg
Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS), University of Porto
Infection and Immunology Laboratory, Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology (IBMC)
Date of Thesis Defence
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Posdoctoral fellow
The role of regulatory T cells on immune reconstitution of HIV-infected individuals and on the development of malignancies related to immunosuppression
Life and Health Sciences Research Institute
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Relevant Publications
Dissemination of mycobacteria to the thymus renders newly generated T cells tolerant to the invading pathogen
C. Nobrega, S. Roque, C. Nunes-Alves, A. Coelho, I. Medeiros, A. G. Castro, R. Appelberg, M. Correia-Neves
Journal of Immunology, 2010, 184: 351
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A case-control study on the diagnostic potential of multi-antigen serological tests for tuberculosis
R. Duarte, A. Afonso, C. Ferreira, S. Roque, O. Vasconcelos, R. Sarmento-Castro, M. Tavares, C. Caldas, R. Greenwald, K. Lyashchenko, M. Correia-Neves, C. Nobrega
Archives of Clinical Microbiology, 2012, 3(2): 1-5
doi: 10.3823/249
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T cells home to the thymus and control infection
C. Nobrega*, C. Nunes-Alves*, B. Cerqueira-Rodrigues, S. Roque, P. Barreira-Silva, S. M. Behar, M. Correia-Neves
Journal of Immunology, 2013, 190:1646
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High percentage of regulatory CD4+ T cells associates with worse immune reconstitution in HIV-infected patients
A. Horta*, C. Nobrega*, P. Amorim-Machado, V. Coutinho-Teixeira, P. Barreira-Silva, S. Boavida, P. Costa, R. Sarmento-Castro, A. Gil Castro, M. Correia-Neves
PLoS ONE, 2013, 8(2):e257336
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Tolerance has its limits: how the thymus copes with infection
C. Nunes-Alves, C. Nobrega, S. Behar, M. Correia-Neves
Trends in immunology (2013), 34(10):502-510
doi 10.1016/j.it.2013.06.004
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Longitudinal evaluation of regulatory T-cell dynamics on HIV-infected individuals during the first 2 years of therapy
C. Nobrega, A. Horta, V. Coutinho-Teixeira, A. Martins-Ribeiro, A. Baldaia, R. Rb-Silva, C. L. Santos, R. Sarmento-Castro, M. Correia-Neves
AIDS (2016), 30: 1175-85
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Toxoplasmosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome involving the central nervous system (CNS-IRIS): a case report with longitudinal analysis of T cell subsets
R. Rb-Silva*, C. Nobrega*, E. Reiriz, S. Almeida, R. Sarmento-Castro, M. Correia-Neves, A. Horta
BMC Infectious Disease (2017), 17: 66.
DOI 10.1186/s12879-016-2159-x
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The thymus as a target for mycobacterial infections
C. Nobrega, P.-J. Cardona, S. Roquea, P. Pinto do Ó, R. Appelberg, M. Correia-Neves
Microbes and Infection, 2007, 9 (14-15): 1521
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Environmental Enrichment does not Compromise the Immune Response in Mice Chronically Infected with Mycobacterium avium
A. Olsson, A. Costa, C. Nobrega, S. Roque, M. Correia-Neves
Scandinavian Journal of Immunology, 2010, 71(4): 249
doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3083.2010.02371.x
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Interplay between depressive-like behavior and the immune system in an animal model of prenatal dexamethasone administration
S. Roque, T. Gil Oliveira, C. Nobrega, P. Barreira-Silva, C. Nunes-Alves, N. Sousa, J. Almeida Palha, M. Correia-Neves
Frontiers in Behavioral Neurosciences, 2011, 5: 4
doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2011.00004
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Lipoarabinomannan mannose caps do not affect mycobacterial virulence and immunogenicity in experimental animal models of infection
A. Afonso-Barroso, S.O. Clark, A. Williams, G.T. Rosa, C. Nobrega, S. Silva-Gomes, S. Vale-Costa, R. Ummels, N. Stoker, F.M. Zadeh, P. van der Ley, B.J. Appelmelk, G. Puzo, J. Nigou, J. Geurtsen, R. Appelberg
Cellular Microbiology, 2013, 15(4): 660
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A bacteriophage detection tool for viability assessment of Salmonella cells
E. Fernandes, V. Martins, C. Nobrega, C. M. Carvalho, F. A. Cardoso, S. Cardoso, J. Dias, D. Deng, L. D. Kluskens, P. P. Freitas, J. Azeredo
Biosensors and Bioelectronics (2014) 15:239-246
doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2013.08.053
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IL-10 Underlies Distinct Susceptibility of BALB/c and C57BL/6 Mice to Mycobacterium avium Infection and Influences Efficacy of Antibiotic Therapy
S. Roque, C. Nobrega, R. Appelberg, M. Correia-Neves
The Journal of Immunology, 2007, 178: 8028
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