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Andrei Leitão

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Química de São Carlos (IQSC)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

He is bachelor in Pharmacy & Biochemistry from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, with M.Sci. and PhD. in Chemistry at the same university. He has two post-docs: University of New Mexico (USA) and University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany). He has experience in drug discovery applying cheminformatics, medicinal chemistry and cell-based assays in cancer and neglected diseases. New bioactive substances were described after his studies, like the first GPER30 inhibitor, repurposing of anti-HIV drugs (elvitegravir and raltegravir) and quinolone antibiotics (cyprofloxacin and norfloxacin) for cancer. The main core of the in silico and in vitro work is based on different medicinal chemistry & drug discovery approaches. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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SANTA CRUZ, ELISA C.; CARECHO, ADRIEL R.; SAIDEL, MARTA E.; MONTANARI, CARLOS ALBERTO; LEITAO, ANDREI. In silico selection and cell-based characterization of selective and bioactive compounds for androgen-dependent prostate cancer cell. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, v. 27, n. 3, p. 546-550, . Web of Science Citations: 3. (13/18009-4, 11/07025-3)

TEZUKA, DAIANE YUKIE; DE ALBUQUERQUE, SERGIO; MONTANARI, CARLOS ALBERTO; LEITAO, ANDREI. Discovery of 2-aminopyridine Derivatives with Antichagasic and Antileishmanial Activity Using Phenotypic Assays. LETTERS IN DRUG DESIGN & DISCOVERY, v. 17, n. 7, p. 867-872, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (13/18009-4, 18/15904-6)

SOARES, FABYANA A.; SESTI-COSTA, RENATA; DA SILVA, JOAO SANTANA; DE SOUZA, MARIA CECILIA B. V.; FERREIRA, VITOR F.; SANTOS, FERNANDA DA C.; MONTEIRO, PATRICIA A. U.; LEITAO, ANDREI; MONTANARI, CARLOS A.. Molecular design, synthesis and biological evaluation of 1,4-dihydro-4-oxoquinoline ribonucleosides as TcGAPDH inhibitors with trypanocidal activity. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, v. 23, n. 16, p. 4597-4601, . Web of Science Citations: 17. (11/07025-3, 11/01893-3)

MAY, ELEBEOBA E.; LEITAO, ANDREI; TROPSHA, ALEXANDER; OPREA, TUDOR I.. A systems chemical biology study of malate synthase and isocitrate lyase inhibition in Mycobacterium tuberculosis during active and NRP growth. COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY, v. 47, p. 167-180, . Web of Science Citations: 5. (11/07025-3)

GOMES, FRANCISCO E. R.; BERGO, PATRICIA L. S.; TRAP, MARILIA A.; SPADOTO, MARIANGELA; GALINARO, CARLOS A.; RODRIGUES-FILHO, EDSON; LEITAO, ANDREI; TREMILIOSI-FILHO, GERMANO. Photolysis of parabens using medium-pressure mercury lamps: Toxicity effects in MCF7, Balb/c 3T3 cells and Ceriodaphnia dubia. Chemosphere, v. 208, p. 325-334, . Web of Science Citations: 4. (11/07025-3, 11/24137-0)

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