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Scientific disclosure of research conducted at the lipids laboratory from Department of Endocrinology Faculty of Medical Sciences from University of São Paulo

Grant number: 13/18410-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Journalism
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2014
Effective date (End): February 28, 2015
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Communications
Principal Investigator:Simone Pallone de Figueiredo
Grantee:Tatiana Martins Venancio
Host Institution: Núcleo de Desenvolvimento da Criatividade (NUDECRI). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Research place: Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Coordenadoria de Centros e Núcleos Disciplinares (COCEN). Núcleo de Desenvolvimento da Criatividade (NUDECRI), Brazil  


Nowadays cardiovascular diseases are the leading causes of death in the world, including Brazil. Several research centers in Brazil are investing in research to improve knowledge of causative mechanisms of major diseases and the development of measures effective treatments for such diseases. Thus, it is important for the dissemination of research that people know the mechanisms and treatment of diseases and as the progress of scientific activities. Therefore, this project proposes the dissemination of research performed at the Laboratory of Lipid Discipline of endocrinology Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo (USP) that are mainly related to the study of lipid metabolism, with a focus in obesity, diabetes, atherosclerosis and sepsis. The disclosure will be made by published material, especially in the magazine which is ComCiência produced by the Laboratory for Advanced Journalism Studies (Labjor), the Unicamp. (AU)

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