Ana Santos-Carvalho
Postdoc; Science and Technology management Fellowship at Institu
Group at CNC

2008 - Integrated Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences - Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.
2013 - PhD in Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy at the Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology and Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Coimbra. Thesis Title: Neuropeptide Y in the retina; why? And what for?
Now - Science and Technology Management Grant at Instituto de Educação e Cidadania, Mamarrosa, Portugal. Teacher and coordinator of several Advanced courses for high school students and teachers. Coordinator of Science Communications initiatives.



Area of Research: 

Toxicity of synthetic cannabinoids; Drugs of abuse; Science Communication.

Research Summary:
Selected Publications: 

A Santos-Carvalho, AF Ambrósio, C Cavadas. Neuropeptide Y system in the retina: from localization to function. Progress in Retinal and Eye Research, 2015, 47:19-37 (IF 8.733)

A Santos-Carvalho, AR Álvaro, J Martins, AF Ambrósio, C Cavadas. Emerging novel roles of Neuropeptide Y in the retina: from neuromodulation to neuroprotection
Progress in Neurobiology. 2014;112:70-9
(IF 9.992)

A Santos-Carvalho, F Elvas, A R Álvaro, A F Ambrósio, C Cavadas Neuropeptide Y receptors activation protects rat retinal neural cells against necrotic and apoptotic cell death induced by glutamate
Cell Death and Disease 2013, 4, e636
(IF 5.014)

A Santos-Carvalho, CA  Aveleira, F Elvas, AF Ambrósio, C Cavadas Neuropeptide Y receptors Y1 and Y2 are present in neurons and glial cells in rat retinal cells in culture
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 2013, 17;54(1):429-43,  (IF 3.404)

Other information:

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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