Susana Cardoso
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susana.cardoso@cnc.uc.pt
Post-doc
Group at CNC
Education: 

Degree in Biology (2008) by the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
PhD in Cellular Biology (2009-2013) by the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, with scientific orientation by Doctor Paula Moreira and co-orientation by Doctor Maria Sancha Santos.
International training during six months (2011-2012) at the Yale University School of Medicine, department of Neurobiology and Comparative Medicine, USA.
Investigation fellowship (2013-2014) by FCT at the Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra.
Post-doc researcher (2014-present) with a FCT fellowship at the Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra.

Afiliation: 

CNC

Area of Research: 

Hyperglycemia, insulin-induced hypoglycemia, mitochondria, mitochondrial uncoupling proteins (UCPs), neurodegeneration

Research Summary: 
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9866-933X
Selected Publications: 

Cardoso S, et al. Perspectives on mitochondrial uncoupling proteins-mediated neuroprotection. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2015; 47(1-2):119-31. IF: 3.212

Cardoso S, et al. Hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia and dementia: role of mitochondria and uncoupling proteins. Curr Mol Med. 2013; 13(4):586-601. IF: 3.621

Cardoso S, et al. UCP2 and ANT differently modulate proton-leak in brain mitochondria of long-term hyperglycemic and recurrent hypoglycemic rats. J Bioenerg Biomembr. 2013; 45(4):397-407. IF: 3.212

Cardoso S, et al. Insulin-induced recurrent hypoglycemia exacerbates diabetic brain mitochondrial dysfunction and oxidative imbalance. Neurobiol Dis. 2013; 49:1-12. IF: 5.078

Cardoso S, et al. Cortical and hippocampal mitochondria bioenergetics and oxidative status during hyperglycemia and/or insulin-induced hypoglycemia. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2010; 1802): 942-51. IF: 4.882

 
   
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