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Graduated in Science Education-Biology (2002-2005), master (2006-2008) and Ph.D. (2009-2012) in Immunology. She has experience in molecular genetics and functional genomics using large scale gene expression (cDNAs and microRNAs), Real Time PCR, RNA interference and bioinformatic analysis of the data in the study of autoimmunity. Currently performs postdoc in the lab of Pain and Inflammation, Faculty of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto studying the influence of environmental factors in the function of intra and extracellular microRNAs in T cells during the chronic inflammation. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
RA is a systemic autoimmune disorder mainly characterized by an intense inflammatory process in the synovial tissue. The T CD4+ lymphocytes, specially the Th17 subtype, have a central role in the induction and progression of the disease. It has been demonstrated that the activation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR), an intracellular protein that bound with high affinity to the envi...
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