Janete Cunha-Santos
969154934
janete.santos@cnc.uc.pt
PhD Student
Group at CNC
Education: 

Janete Cunha-Santos has a Master degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences (2012), from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, with a final mark of 18/20. Has undergraduate student, she participated in research projects of the Neuroendocrinology and Aging Group with a  fellowship of the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology (FCT).
Since September 2012 she is recipient of a PhD fellowship from FCT. Her PhD project is is focused on sirtuins and neurodegeneration, under the supervision of Claudia Cavadas and Luis Pereira de Almeida.

Afiliation: 

CNC

Area of Research: 

Caloric Restriction
Sirtuins
Neurodegeneration
Aging
Machado-Joseph disease
Gene Therapy

Research Summary: 
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7712-4592
Selected Publications: 

Duarte-Neves J, Gonçalves N, Cunha-Santos J, Simões AT, den Dunnen WF, Hirai H, Kügler S, Cavadas C, Pereira de Almeida L. Neuropeptide Y mitigates neuropathology and motor deficits in mouse models of Machado-Joseph disease. Hum Mol Genet. 2015

Other information: 

http://neuroendocrinologyandaging-cnc.weebly.com

 
   
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