CNC Internal Newsletter
Issue 13 | July 2018
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  Publications June |July

Bioequivalence of topical generic products. Part 1: Where are we now?
Miranda M, et al. Eur J Pharm Sci. 2018 Jul 24

Choroidal thickness changes stratified by outcome in real-world treatment of diabetic macular edema.
Campos A, et al. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2018 Jul 23

Author Correction: Osmotic modulation of chromatin impacts on efficiency and kinetics of cell fate modulation.
Lima AF, et al. Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 23

Oxidative Stress: A Major Player in Cerebrovascular Alterations Associated to Neurodegenerative Events.
Carvalho C, Moreira PI. Front Physiol. 2018 Jul 3

The exercise sex gap and the impact of the estrous cycle on exercise performance in mice.
Aguiar AS Jr, et al. Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 16

Metabotropic glutamate type 5 receptor requires contactin-associated protein 1 to control memory formation.
Morató X, et al. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Jul 16

Intravascular imaging, histopathological analysis, and catecholamine quantification following catheter-based renal denervation in a swine model: the impact of prebifurcation energy delivery.
Delgado-Silva J, et al. Hypertens Res. 2018 Jul 13

Impairment of Axonal Transport in Diabetes: Focus on the Putative Mechanisms Underlying Peripheral and Central Neuropathies.
Baptista FI, et al. Mol Neurobiol. 2018 Jul 12

Bioequivalence of topical generic products. Part 2. Paving the way to a tailored regulatory system.
Miranda M, et al. Eur J Pharm Sci. 2018 Sep 15

Total and regional bone mineral and tissue composition in female adolescent athletes: comparison between volleyball players and swimmers.
Valente-Dos-Santos J, et al. BMC Pediatr. 2018 Jul 3

Long-Term Neurobehavioral Consequences of a Single Ketamine Neonatal Exposure in Rats: Effects on Cellular Viability and Glutamate Transport in Frontal Cortex and Hippocampus.
Sampaio TB, et al. Neurotox Res. 2018 Jul 2

Desrisking the Cytotoxicity of a Mitochondriotropic Antioxidant Based on Caffeic Acid by a PEGylated Strategy.
Fernandes C, et al. Bioconjug Chem. 2018 Jul 18

Evidence for distinct levels of neural adaptation to both coherent and incoherently moving visual surfaces in visual area hMT.
Sousa T, et al. Neuroimage. 2018 Oct 1

Molecular characterization of carbapenemases of clinical Acinetobacter baumannii-calcoaceticuscomplex isolates from a University Hospital in Tunisia.
Cheikh HB, et al.3 Biotech. 2018 Jul

Machado-Joseph disease / Spinocerebellar ataxia type 3:lessons from disease pathogenesis and clues into therapy.
Matos C, et al. J Neurochem. 2018 Jun 30

A practical framework for implementing Quality by Design to the development of topical drug products: Nanosystem-based dosage forms.
Simões A, et al. Int J Pharm. 2018 Jun 25

Age-related shift in LTD is dependent on neuronal adenosine A2A receptors interplay with mGluR5 and NMDA receptors.
Temido-Ferreira M, et al. Mol Psychiatry. 2018 Jun 27

GBM-Derived Wnt3a Induces M2-Like Phenotype in Microglial Cells Through Wnt/β-Catenin Signaling.
Matias D, et al. Mol Neurobiol. 2018 Jun 14

Intestinal Microbial and Metabolic Profiling of Mice Fed with High-Glucose and High-Fructose Diets.
Silva JCP, et al. J Proteome Res. 2018 Jul 2

Metabolic and Phenotypic Characterization of Human Skin Fibroblasts After Forcing Oxidative Capacity.
Pereira SP, et al. Toxicol Sci. 2018 Jul 1

Unstructured Formulation Data Analysis for the Optimization of Lipid Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Vehicles.
Silva J, et al. AAPS PharmSciTech. 2018 Jul

Quantitative Assessment of Methods Used To Obtain Rate Constants from Molecular Dynamics Simulations-Translocation of Cholesterol across Lipid Bilayers.
Filipe HAL, et al. J Chem Theory Comput. 2018 Jul 10

Blockade of adenosine A2A receptors recovers early deficits of memory and plasticity in the triple transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.
Silva AC, et al. Neurobiol Dis. 2018 Sep

Targeted alpha therapy using Radium-223: From physics to biological effects.
Marques IA, et al. Cancer Treat Rev. 2018 Jul

A Tutorial for Developing a Topical Cream Formulation Based on the Quality by Design Approach.
Simões A, et al. J Pharm Sci. 2018 Jun 20

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Awards / Honors

Award “Iniciativa Ibérica de Investigação e Inovação Biomédica, i4b” from La Caixa / Fundação para a Ciência e Tenologia (FCT) | July 2018
Project coordination: Rodrigo Cunha

STEAM Summer School International Grant | Malta, July, 2018
Ana Teresa Viegas

Ciência Viva no Laboratório | July, 2018
Sara Varela Amaral




 
 
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Events @ CNC
14th Beer for Thought – UC-Biotech gardens, Cantanhede | July 26, 2018

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Scientific Meetings and Events


STEAM Transcultural Science Communication Summer School | July 2-11th, 2018 – La Valetta, Malta
Participation of Ana Teresa Viegas



STEAM Transcultural Science Communication Summer School
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Public Engagement in Science

• Science at European University Games of Coimbra

o Science Communication Chronicles about the relevance of exercise in our health in Diário de Coimbra [see here]

- Physical exercise, health and fat-free livers: An introduction – Paulo Oliveira

-Pumping metabolism: the role of exercise – Inês Simões and Tawhidul Islam

-How my fat liver became very slim – Emilio Molina and Jelena Stevanovi?- Good food and exercise a day keeps the doctor away – Gabriella Sistilli, Raquel Baccetto and Adriana Fontes

- A tale of a (too much) sugar and how to fight it – Sara Guerra, Inês Mateus and Bárbara Patrício

- The (good) residents from within and how to keep them happy – Getachew Debas Belew and Sravan Balloji

- Not to move because it hurts, or moving not to hurt? – Alexandrina Ferreira Mendes

- Exercise practice as a natural beneficial therapy for menopause – Vilma Oliveira

- Exercise and the Cardiovascular system: Inseparable in health and disease – Lino Ferreira

- Exercise Practice and (In)fertility – João Ramalho-Santos


- The Tic-Tac of Exercise Pratice – Cláudia Cavadas, Ana Rita Álvaro, Sara Silva and Laetitia Gaspar

- Memory Run – About the cognitive benefits of exercise – Ana Luísa Carvalho and Carlos Duarte

- Exercise Practice and Brain Development – Ricardo J. Rodrigues and Joana M. Marques

- Sports and Neurodegenerative Diseases – Cláudia Pereira, Paula I. Moreira, Sandra M. Cardoso and Ana Cristina Rego


- ScienceTeam Podcast - Science Communication Rubrics about the relevance of exercise in our health on Rádio Universidade de Coimbra



Brain Buskers
July 26 – Expofacic, Cantanhede
Ana Teresa Viegas, Tiago Reis, Lijiana Georgievska and Lenin Christudhas


CNC Laboratory Visits
July 10 – Escola Martim de Freitas, Coimbra
Sara Amaral, Tiffany Pinho, David Ramos, João Henriques, Cândida Dias, Margarida Caldeira



Science at European University Games of Coimbra
Science at European University Games of Coimbra
Brain Buskers - Expofacic, Cantanhede
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CNC on the Media

News about “Iniciativa Ibérica de Investigação e Inovação Biomédica, i4b” La Caixa / FCT awards – Project coordinated by Rodrigo Cunha:

o Diário de Coimbra | July 29 (in press)

o País Positivo | July 28 (in press)

o Diário as Beiras | July 25 (in press)

o Campeão das Províncias | July 26 [see here]

o Jornal de Notícias | July 25 [see here]

o News Farma | July 25 [see here]

o Público | July 25 [see here]

o Rádio Nova | July 25 [see here]


João Ramalho-Santos opinion articles in Público:

“Sobre o (des)emprego científico” | July 18 [see here]

“Correr o mais depressa possível, sem sair do mesmo lugar | July 12 [see here]


News about the CNC Science Communication project in collaboration with Foie Gras Project and the European University Games:

Diário de Viseu | July 25 (in press)

Índice.eu | July 24 [see here]

o Diário as Beiras | July 23 (in press)
Amílcar Falcão Opinion Article – “Olho de Falcão”

Atlas da Saúde | July 23 [see here]

Saúde Online | July 23 [see here]

Diário de Aveiro | July 22 (in press)

Diário de Coimbra | July 22 (in press)

Açoriano Oriental | July 21 [see here]

Correio da Manhã | July 20 [see here]

Diário da Saúde | July 20 [see here]

Diário de Notícias | July 20 [see here]

Impala | July 20 [see here]

Jornal de Notícias | July 20 [see here]

Notícias ao Minuto | July 20 [see here]

Observador | July 20 [see here]

PT Jornal | July 20 [see here]

Rádio Regional | July 20 [see here]

SIC Notícias | July 20 [see here]

Sábado | July 20 [see here]

TSF | July 20 [see here]

Público – Comics “Exercício, mitocôndrias... & nós” | July 15 [see here]

Alert | July 13 [see here]

“Minerva” radio program – Rádio Universidade de Coimbra | July 12 [listen the 1st part here and 2nd part here]
Interview with Paulo Oliveira, Sara Varela Amaral, Marisa Azul, Mireia Pagès and Rui Tavares

Diário de Coimbra | July 12 (in press)

BTT Lobo | July 11 [see here]

Campeão das Províncias | July 11 [see here]

Diário de Notícias | July 11 [see here]

Notícias ao Minuto | July 11 [see here]

Notícias de Coimbra | July 11 [see here]

Público | July 11 [see here]

Sapo Desporto | July 11 [see here]

Sapo Lifestyle | July 11 [see here]

TSF | July 11 [see here]

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Opportunities
CNC Research Opportunities:


Two Postdoctoral Positions:

o Biological Sciences field [see here]
Application deadline: August 24, 2018

o Neuroscience field [see here]
Application deadline: September 4, 2018

• Early Stage Researcher in the Marie Skodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network titled “ELBA: European Liquid Biopsies Academy - Towards widespread clinical application of blood-based diagnostic tools”:
o To work on Bioinformatics field, Plovdiv, Bulgaria [see here]
Application deadline: August 10, 2018



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Don’t miss out

GPS (Global Portuguese Scientists) – Online Network that connects Portuguese researchers around the world [see here]

The Science Communication Office would like to encourage the researchers to join this online scientific network.

 

 
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PhD Defenses
Dominique Fernandes | June 18, 2018
Thesis: "Role of CASPR1 and CASPR2 in the regulation of glutamatergic transmission and synaptic plasticity - implications for disease pathogenesis"
Supervisors: Ana Luísa Carvalho & Sandra Santos
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