Joana Rosmaninho Salgado
Medical Doctor (CHUC), Reseacher (CNC)
Group at CNC

Joana Rosmaninho-Salgado (JRS) is MD, PhD.  JRS did her PhD at the CNC - Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, under Claudia Cavadas supervision, and at the Division of Hypertension, University of Lausanne (Switzerland) under Eric Grouzmann supervision. JRS did a pos-doctoral project at CNC that focused the role of Neuropeptide Y and DPPIV on adipose tissue physiology. She was the principal investigator of a funded FCT project that supported her research. JRS received scientific awards of the Portuguese Society of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (SPEDM) and  the Award L’Oreal for Women and Science).




Area of Research: 

Adipose tissue; clinical genetics.

Research Summary:
Selected Publications: 

- Rosmaninho-Salgado J., Cortez V., Estrada M., Santana MM., Gonçalves A., Marques AP., Cavadas C Intracellular mechanisms coupled to NPY Y2 and Y5 receptor activation and lipid accumulation in murine adipocytes.. Neuropeptides. 2012 Dec: 46(6):359-66.
- Rosmaninho-Salgado J., Marques AP., Estrada M., Santana MM., Cortez V., Grouzmann E., Cavadas C. Dipeptidyl-peptidase­IV by cleaving neuropeptide Y induces lipid accumulation and PPAR- expression. Peptides 2012 Sep: 37(1):49-54.
- Santana MM, Rosmaninho-Salgado J, Cortez V, Pereira FC, Kaster MP, Aveleira CA, Ferreira M, Alvaro AR, Cavadas C. Impaired adrenal medullary function in a mouse model of  depression induced by chronic unpredictable stress. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2015 Jul 2. (In press)
- Sousa-Ferreira L., Garrido, M., Nascimento­ferreira I., Nobrega C., Santos-Carvalho A., Alvaro AR., Rosmaninho-Salgado J., Kaster M., Kuegler S., Pereira de Almeida L.,Cavadas C. - Moderate long-­term modulation of Neuropeptide Y in Hypothalamic Arcuate Nucleus induces energy balance alterations in adult rats. PLoS One. 2011; 6(7):e22333.

Financiado por Fundos FEDER através do Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade – COMPETE 2020 e por Fundos Nacionais através da FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia no âmbito do projecto Estratégico com referência atribuida pelo COMPETE: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007440

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