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Techniques directed to the study of the hepatic metabolism: effect of diet, fatty acids, and physical activity

Grant number: 10/11295-3
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - Brazil
Duration: August 02, 2010 - January 01, 2011
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Physiology - Physiology of Organs and Systems
Principal Investigator:Sandro Massao Hirabara
Grantee:Sandro Massao Hirabara
Visiting researcher: Vilma Aparecida Ferreira de Godoi Gazola
Visiting researcher institution: Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM). Centro de Ciências Biológicas (CCB), Brazil
Home Institution: Pró-Reitoria de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa. Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul (UNICSUL). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:10/02963-2 - Modulation of inflammation and insulin resistance by omega-3 fatty acids and palmitoleate, AP.TEM

Abstract

Prof. Dr. Vilma Gazola has experience in hepatic metabolism, as demonstrated by her recent publications. Her visit will contribute to the learning and establishment of methods in two research instituitions: Cruzeiro do Sul University (UNICSUL) and University of São Paulo (USP). During her visit, the Prof. Dr. Vilma will be realizate the following activities: 1) padronization and establishment of methods for analysis of hepatic function; 2) performing of experiments concerning projects from UNICSUL and USP; 3) Analysis, discussion and writting of papers with the results obtained; 4) Presentation of lectures; and 5) Participation in post-graduation courses. (AU)