Maria Teresa Cruz
239 480 200
trosete@ff.uc.pt
Principal Investigator at CNC, Assistant Professor, FFUC
Group at CNC
Education: 

PhD in Pharmacology, Univ. Coimbra, 2004
Researcher (FCT Fellowship), FFUC, CNC, 1994-1996
MsC in Tecnologias do Medicamento (Univ. Coimbra, 1996)
PharmD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Univ. Lisboa, 1992

Afiliation: 

FFUC and CNC

Area of Research: 

in vitro toxicology, inflammation, immunopharmacology

Research Summary: 
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9846-6754
Selected Publications: 

Development of a dendritic cell-derived in vitro test to detect skin sensitizers (patent PCT/PT2012/000018)

Autophagy. 2016 Jan 2;12(1):1-222. Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (3rd edition).

Silva A, Nunes C, Martins J, Dinis TC, Lopes C, Neves B, Cruz MT. Respiratory sensitizer hexamethylene diisocyanate inhibits SOD 1 and induces ERK-dependent detoxifying and maturation pathways on dendritic-like cells". Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 2014, 72:238-246.

Francisco V, Figueirinha A, Costa G, Liberal J, Lopes MC, García-Rodríguez C, Geraldes C. F.G.C., Cruz MT, Batista MT. Chemical characterization and anti-inflammatory activity of luteolin glycosides isolated from lemongrass. Journal of Functional Foods, 10, 2014, 436–443.

Resende M, Moreira D, Augusto J, Cunha J, Neves B, Cruz MT, Estaquier J, Cordeiro-da-Silva A, Silvestre R. Leishmania-Infected MHC Class IIhigh Dendritic Cells Polarize CD4+ T Cells toward a Nonprotective T-bet+ IFN-g+ IL-10+ Phenotype. J Immunol. 2013, 191, 262-73.

 
   
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