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Rafael Barrera Salgueiro


Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas (ICB)  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Actually, Professor of Physiology in the University of Brasilia. Graduated in Sports by the University of São Paulo (2009), Master of Science (Human Physiology) by the University of São Paulo (2013), PhD in Sciences (Human Physiology) by the University of São Paulo (2018), postdoctoral in Physiological Sciences by the Federal University of Espirito Santo (2019) and currently holds the second post doctoral degree in Sciences (Human Physiology) by the University of São Paulo. In his masters and doctorate, he worked in the area of #8203;#8203;neuroendocrine physiology in the Regulation of Hormonal Gene Expression laboratory, researching for gene and protein expressions of somatotrophic axis components in response to lactate stimulation. His first postdoctoral degree was developed at the Physical Exercise Molecular Physiology laboratory in projects related to caffeine supplementation and physical exercise. He is currently a researcher in the Adipose Tissue Physiology laboratory, studying the effects of iatrogenic chronic hypercortisolism and its implications for Adipose Tissue plasticity. Also, he worked as a visiting researcher at the Joslin Diabetes Center (Harvard) in Boston, in the laboratory of Dr. Ronald Kahn, researching the actions of insulin on adipose tissue. It is worth mentioning his internships and strong collaborations with physiology groups in Switzerland, USA and England. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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