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Marcelo Urbano Ferreira

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

graduate at Medicina from Universidade de São Paulo (1988), master's at Parasitologia from Universidade de São Paulo (1993) and ph.d. at Parasitologia from Universidade de São Paulo (1997). Has experience in Parasitology, focusing on Human Parasite Protozoology, acting on the following subjects: malaria, plasmodium falciparum, epidemiologia, diversidade antigenica and genetica de populacoes. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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DA SILVA, NATAL S.; DA SILVA-NUNES, M.; MALAFRONTE, ROSELY S.; MENEZES, MARIA J.; D'ARCADIA, ROSANE R.; KOMATSU, NATALIA T.; SCOPEL, KEZIA K. G.; BRAGA, ERIKA M.; CAVASINI, CARLOS E.; CORDEIRO, JOSE A.; et al. Epidemiology and control of frontier malaria in Brazil: lessons from community-based studies in rural Amazonia. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, v. 104, n. 5, p. 343-350, . Web of Science Citations: 37.

KING, CHRISTOPHER L.; ADAMS, JOHN H.; XIANLI, JIA; GRIMBERG, BRIAN T.; MCHENRY, AMY M.; GREENBERG, LIOR J.; SIDDIQUI, ASIM; HOWES, ROSALIND E.; DA SILVA-NUNES, MONICA; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.; et al. Fy(a)/Fy(b) antigen polymorphism in human erythrocyte Duffy antigen affects susceptibility to Plasmodium vivax malaria. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, v. 108, n. 50, p. 20113-20118, . Web of Science Citations: 58.

FERREIRA, MARCELO U.; HIRAMOTO, ROBERTO M.; AURELIANO, DEBORA P.; DA SILVA-NUNES, MONICA; DA SILVA, NATAL S.; MALAFRONTE, ROSELY S.; MUNIZ, PASCOAL T.. A Community-based Survey of Human Toxoplasmosis in Rural Amazonia: Seroprevalence, Seroconversion Rate, and Associated Risk Factors. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, v. 81, n. 1, p. 171-176, . Web of Science Citations: 10.

CARLOS, BIANCA C.; FOTORAN, WESLEY L.; MENEZES, MARIA J.; CABRAL, FERNANDA J.; BASTOS, MARCELE F.; COSTA, FABIO T. M.; SOUSA-NETO, JAYME A.; RIBOLLA, PAULO E. M.; WUNDERLICH, GERHARD; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Expressed var gene repertoire and variant surface antigen diversity in a shrinking Plasmodium falciparum population. Experimental Parasitology, v. 170, p. 90-99, . Web of Science Citations: 2. (09/17114-3, 10/50333-8)

HUPALO, DANIEL N.; LUO, ZUNPING; MELNIKOV, ALEXANDRE; SUTTON, PATRICK L.; ROGOV, PETER; ESCALANTE, ANANIAS; VALLEJO, ANDRES F.; HERRERA, SOCRATES; AREVALO-HERRERA, MYRIAM; FAN, QI; et al. Population genomics studies identify signatures of global dispersal and drug resistance in Plasmodium vivax. Nature Genetics, v. 48, n. 8, p. 953+, . Web of Science Citations: 48. (09/52729-9)

DE OLIVEIRA, THAIS C.; RODRIGUES, PRISCILA T.; MENEZES, MARIA JOSE; GONCALVES-LOPES, RAQUEL M.; BASTOS, MELISSA S.; LIMA, NATHALIA F.; BARBOSA, SUSANA; GERBER, ALEXANDRA L.; DE MORAIS, GUILHERME LOSS; BERNA, LUISA; et al. Genome-wide diversity and differentiation in New World populations of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, v. 11, n. 7, . Web of Science Citations: 8. (10/51835-7, 13/23770-6, 13/26928-0)

CORDER, RODRIGO M.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.; GOMES, M. GABRIELA M.. Modelling the epidemiology of residual Plasmodium vivax malaria in a heterogeneous host population: A case study in the Amazon Basin. PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, v. 16, n. 3, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (16/18740-9)

MÔNICA DA SILVA-NUNES; CARLOS EUGÊNIO CAVASINI; NATAL SANTOS DA SILVA; EUNICE APARECIDA BIANCHI GALATI. Epidemiologia da Leishmaniose Tegumentar e descrição das populações de flebotomíneos no município de Acrelândia, Acre, Brasil. Revista Brasileira de Epidemiologia, v. 11, n. 2, p. -, .

LIMA, NATHALIA F.; AYBAR, CECILIA A. VEGGIANI; JURI, MARIA J. DANTUR; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Mansonella ozzardi: a neglected New World filarial nematode. PATHOGENS AND GLOBAL HEALTH, v. 110, n. 3, p. 97-107, . Web of Science Citations: 6. (13/12723-7, 13/26928-0)

GONCALVES-LOPES, RAQUEL M.; LIMA, NATHALIA F.; CARVALHO, KARINA I.; SCOPEL, KEZIA K. G.; KALLAS, ESPER G.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Surface expression of inhibitory (CTLA-4) and stimulatory (OX40) receptors by CD4(+) regulatory T cell subsets circulating in human malaria. Microbes and Infection, v. 18, n. 10, p. 639-648, . Web of Science Citations: 7.

FERREIRA, MARCELO U.; HIRAMOTO, ROBERTO M.; AURELIANO, DEBORA P.; DA SILVA-NUNES, MONICA; DA SILVA, NATAL S.; MALAFRONTE, ROSELY S.; MUNIZ, PASCOAL T.. A Community-based Survey of Human Toxoplasmosis in Rural Amazonia: Seroprevalence, Seroconversion Rate, and Associated Risk Factors. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, v. 81, n. 1, p. 171-176, . Web of Science Citations: 10.

GONCALVES, RAQUEL M.; SALMAZI, KARINA C.; SANTOS, BIANCA A. N.; BASTOS, MELISSA S.; ROCHA, SANDRA C.; BOSCARDIN, SILVIA B.; SILBER, ARIEL M.; KALLAS, ESPER G.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.; SCOPEL, KEZIA K. G.. CD4(+) CD25(+) Foxp3(+) Regulatory T Cells, Dendritic Cells, and Circulating Cytokines in Uncomplicated Malaria: Do Different Parasite Species Elicit Similar Host Responses?. Infection and Immunity, v. 78, n. 11, p. 4763-4772, . Web of Science Citations: 50.

DEL CARMEN, ROSA; VARGAS-RODRIGUEZ, MILUSKA; BASTOS, MELISSA DA SILVA; MENEZES, MARIA JOSE; ORJUELA-SANCHEZ, PAMELA; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism and Copy Number Variation of the Multidrug Resistance-1 Locus of Plasmodium vivax: Local and Global Patterns. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, v. 87, n. 5, p. 813-821, . Web of Science Citations: 19. (10/51835-7)

MITA, TOSHIHIRO; CULLETON, RICHARD; TAKAHASHI, NOBUYUKI; NAKAMURA, MASATOSHI; TSUKAHARA, TAKAHIRO; HUNJA, CAROL W.; WIN, ZIN ZAYAR; HTIKE, WAH WIN; MARMA, AUNG S.; DYSOLEY, LEK; et al. Little Polymorphism at the K13 Propeller Locus in Worldwide Plasmodium falciparum Populations Prior to the Introduction of Artemisinin Combination Therapies. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, v. 60, n. 6, p. 3340-3347, . Web of Science Citations: 10.

FERREIRA, MARCELO U.; CASTRO, MARCIA C.. Challenges for malaria elimination in Brazil. Malaria Journal, v. 15, . Web of Science Citations: 51. (13/17259-7, 09/52729-9)

BATISTA, CAMILLA L.; BARBOSA, SUSANA; BASTOS, MELISSA DA SILVA; VIANA, SUSANA ARIANE S.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Genetic diversity of Plasmodium vivax over time and space: a community-based study in rural Amazonia. Parasitology, v. 142, n. 2, p. 374-384, . Web of Science Citations: 13. (13/23770-6, 10/50333-8)

FONTOURA, PABLO S.; FINCO, BRUNA F.; LIMA, NATHALIA F.; DE CARVALHO, JR., JAQUES F.; VINETZ, JOSEPH M.; CASTRO, MARCIA C.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Reactive Case Detection for Plasmodium vivax Malaria Elimination in Rural Amazonia. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, v. 10, n. 12, . Web of Science Citations: 3. (13/02764-8, 13/17259-7, 13/26928-0)

VITRAL, CLAUDIA LAMARCA; DA SILVA-NUNES, MNICA; PINTO, MARCELO ALVES; DE OLIVEIRA, JAQUELINE MENDES; COIMBRA GASPAR, ANA MARIA; COSTA PEREIRA, REBECA CRISTINA; FERREIRA, MARCELO URBANO. Hepatitis A and E seroprevalence and associated risk factors: a community-based cross-sectional survey in rural Amazonia. BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES, v. 14, . Web of Science Citations: 21.

CARLOS, BIANCA C.; FOTORAN, WESLEY L.; MENEZES, MARIA J.; CABRAL, FERNANDA J.; BASTOS, MARCELE F.; COSTA, FABIO T. M.; SOUSA-NETO, JAYME A.; RIBOLLA, PAULO E. M.; WUNDERLICH, GERHARD; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Expressed var gene repertoire and variant surface antigen diversity in a shrinking Plasmodium falciparum population. Experimental Parasitology, v. 170, p. 90-99, . Web of Science Citations: 2. (09/17114-3, 10/50333-8)

HUPALO, DANIEL N.; LUO, ZUNPING; MELNIKOV, ALEXANDRE; SUTTON, PATRICK L.; ROGOV, PETER; ESCALANTE, ANANIAS; VALLEJO, ANDRES F.; HERRERA, SOCRATES; AREVALO-HERRERA, MYRIAM; FAN, QI; et al. Population genomics studies identify signatures of global dispersal and drug resistance in Plasmodium vivax. Nature Genetics, v. 48, n. 8, p. 953+, . Web of Science Citations: 48. (09/52729-9)

DEL CARMEN, ROSA; VARGAS-RODRIGUEZ, MILUSKA; BASTOS, MELISSA DA SILVA; MENEZES, MARIA JOSE; ORJUELA-SANCHEZ, PAMELA; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism and Copy Number Variation of the Multidrug Resistance-1 Locus of Plasmodium vivax: Local and Global Patterns. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, v. 87, n. 5, p. 813-821, . Web of Science Citations: 19. (10/51835-7)

DOS SANTOS, RAFAELLA OLIVEIRA; GONCALVES-LOPES, RAQUEL M.; LIMA, NATHALIA F.; SCOPEL, KEZIA K. G.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.; LALWANI, PRITESH. Kynurenine elevation correlates with T regulatory cells increase in acute Plasmodium vivax infection: A pilot study. PARASITE IMMUNOLOGY, v. 42, n. 3, . Web of Science Citations: 0.

RANGEL, GABRIEL W.; CLARK, MARTHA A.; KANJEE, USHEER; GOLDBERG, JONATHAN M.; MACINNIS, BRONWYN; MENEZES, MARIA JOSE; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.; DURAISINGH, MANOJ T.. Plasmodium vivax transcriptional profiling of low input cryopreserved isolates through the intraerythrocytic development cycle. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, v. 14, n. 3, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (16/18740-9)

CORDER, RODRIGO M.; PAULA, GILBERTO A.; PINCELLI, ANACLARA; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Statistical modeling of surveillance data to identify correlates of urban malaria risk: A population-based study in the Amazon Basin. PLoS One, v. 14, n. 8, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (16/18740-9, 18/18557-5)

GONCALVES, RAQUEL M.; SCOPEL, KEZIA K. G.; BASTOS, MELISSA S.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Cytokine Balance in Human Malaria: Does Plasmodium vivax Elicit More Inflammatory Responses than Plasmodium falciparum?. PLoS One, v. 7, n. 9, . Web of Science Citations: 32.

FERREIRA, MARCELO URBANO; DA SILVA-NUNES, MONICA. Evidence-based public health and prospects for malaria control in Brazil. JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, v. 4, n. 9, p. 533-545, . Web of Science Citations: 12.

MÔNICA DA SILVA-NUNES; MARCELO U FERREIRA. Clinical spectrum of uncomplicated malaria in semi-immune Amazonians: beyond the " symptomatic " vs " asymptomatic " dichotomy. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, v. 102, n. 3, p. 341-348, .

PATIL, AARTI; ORJUELA-SANCHEZ, PAMELA; DA SILVA-NUNES, MONICA; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Evolutionary dynamics of the immunodominant repeats of the Plasmodium vivax malaria-vaccine candidate circumsporozoite protein (CSP). INFECTION GENETICS AND EVOLUTION, v. 10, n. 2, p. 298-303, . Web of Science Citations: 12.

DA SILVA-NUNES, MONICA; CODECO, CLAUDIA T.; MALAFRONTE, ROSELY S.; DA SILVA, NATAL S.; JUNCANSEN, CAMILA; MUNIZ, PASCOAL T.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Malaria on the Amazonian frontier: Transmission dynamics, risk factors, spatial distribution, and prospects for control. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, v. 79, n. 4, p. 624-635, . Web of Science Citations: 61.

HAVRYLIUK, TATIANA; ORJUELA-SANCHEZ, PAMELA; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Plasmodium vivax: Microsatellite analysis of multiple-clone infections. Experimental Parasitology, v. 120, n. 4, p. 330-336, . Web of Science Citations: 21.

LIMA, NATHALIA F.; BASTOS, MELISSA S.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Plasmodium vivax: Reverse transcriptase real-time PCR for gametocyte detection and quantitation in clinical samples. Experimental Parasitology, v. 132, n. 3, p. 348-354, . Web of Science Citations: 17. (09/52729-9)

RUBINSKY-ELEFANT, G.; HIRATA, C. E.; YAMAMOTO, J. H.; FERREIRA, M. U.. Human toxocariasis: diagnosis, worldwide seroprevalences and clinical expression of the systemic and ocular forms. ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY, v. 104, n. 1, p. 3-23, . Web of Science Citations: 167.

CORDER, RODRIGO M.; DE LIMA, ANTONIO C. P.; KHOURY, DAVID S.; DOCKEN, STEFFEN S.; DAVENPORT, MILES P.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Quantifying and preventingPlasmodium vivaxrecurrences in primaquine-untreated pregnant women: An observational and modeling study in Brazil. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, v. 14, n. 7, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (13/21728-2, 16/18740-9, 17/50292-9)

LIMA, NATHALIA F.; GONCALVES-LOPES, RAQUEL M.; KRUIZE, YVONNE C. M.; YAZDANBAKHSH, MARIA; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. CD39 and immune regulation in a chronic helminth infection: The puzzling case of Mansonella ozzardi. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, v. 12, n. 3, . Web of Science Citations: 2. (16/06970-0, 13/12723-7, 13/26928-0)

CARIAS, LENORE L.; DECHAVANNE, SEBASTIEN; NICOLETE, VANESSA C.; SRENG, SOKUNTHEA; SUON, SEILA; AMARATUNGA, CHANAKI; FAIRHURST, RICK M.; DECHAVANNE, CELIA; BARNES, SAMANTHA; WITKOWSKI, BENOIT; et al. Identification and Characterization of Functional Human Monoclonal Antibodies to Plasmodium vivax Duffy-Binding Protein. JOURNAL OF IMMUNOLOGY, v. 202, n. 9, p. 2648-2660, . Web of Science Citations: 4. (09/52729-9)

NICOLETE, VANESSA C.; FRISCHMANN, SARAH; BARBOSA, SUSANA; KING, CHRISTOPHER L.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Naturally Acquired Binding-Inhibitory Antibodies to Plasmodium vivax Duffy Binding Protein and Clinical Immunity to Malaria in Rural Amazonians. Journal of Infectious Diseases, v. 214, n. 10, p. 1539-1546, . Web of Science Citations: 10. (13/23770-6, 09/52729-9)

ORJUELA-SANCHEZ, P.; DA SILVA-NUNES, M.; DA SILVA, N. S.; SCOPEL, K. K. G.; GONCALVES, R. M.; MALAFRONTE, R. S.; FERREIRA, M. U.. Population dynamics of genetically diverse Plasmodium falciparum lineages: community-based prospective study in rural Amazonia. Parasitology, v. 136, n. 10, p. 1097-1105, . Web of Science Citations: 21.

ORJUELA-SANCHEZ, PAMELA; KARUNAWEERA, NADIRA D.; DA SILVA-NUNES, MONICA; DA SILVA, NATAL S.; SCOPEL, KEZIA K. G.; GONCALVES, RAQUEL M.; AMARATUNGA, CHANAKI; SA, JULIANA M.; SOCHEAT, DUONG; FAIRHUST, RICK M.; et al. Single-nucleotide polymorphism, linkage disequilibrium and geographic structure in the malaria parasite Plasmodium vivax: prospects for genome-wide association studies. BMC GENETICS, v. 11, . Web of Science Citations: 38.

DOI, MASANORI; TANABE, KAZUYUKI; TACHIBANA, SHIN-LCHIRO; HAMAI, MEIKO; TACHIBANA, MAYUMI; MITA, TOSHIHIRO; YAGI, MASANORI; ZEYREK, FADILE YILDIZ; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.; OHMAE, HIROSHI; et al. Worldwide sequence conservation of transmission-blocking vaccine candidate Pvs230 in Plasmodium vivax. Vaccine, v. 29, n. 26, p. 4308-4315, . Web of Science Citations: 21.

BARBOSA, SUSANA; GOZZE, AMANDA B.; LIMA, NATHALIA F.; BATISTA, CAMILLA L.; BASTOS, MELISSA DA SILVA; NICOLETE, VANESSA C.; FONTOURA, PABLO S.; GONCALVES, RAQUEL M.; VIANA, SUSANA ARIANE S.; MENEZES, MARIA JOSE; et al. Epidemiology of Disappearing Plasmodium vivax Malaria: A Case Study in Rural Amazonia. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, v. 8, n. 8, . Web of Science Citations: 55. (13/17259-7, 13/23770-6, 09/12180-8, 09/52729-9)

URUSOVA, DARYA; CARIAS, LENORE; HUANG, YINING; NICOLETE, VANESSA C.; POPOVICI, JEAN; ROESCH, CAMILLE; SALINAS, NICHOLE D.; WITKOWSKI, BENOIT; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.; ADAMS, JOHN H.; et al. Structural basis for neutralization of Plasmodium vivax by naturally acquired human antibodies that target DBP. NATURE MICROBIOLOGY, v. 4, n. 9, p. 1486-1496, . Web of Science Citations: 6. (09/52729-9)

SHAW-SALIBA, KATHRYN; CLARKE, DAVID; SANTOS, JORGE M.; MENEZES, MARIA JOSE; LIM, CAEUL; MASCARENHAS, ANJALI; CHERY, LAURA; GOMES, EDWIN; MARCH, SANDRA; BHATIA, SANGEETA N.; et al. Infection of laboratory colonies of Anopheles mosquitoes with Plasmodium vivax from cryopreserved clinical isolates. International Journal for Parasitology, v. 46, n. 11, p. 679-683, . Web of Science Citations: 5. (09/52729-9)

ORJUELA-SANCHEZ, PAMELA; SA, JULIANA M.; BRANDI, MICHELLE C. C.; RODRIGUES, PRISCILA T.; BASTOS, MELISSA S.; AMARATUNGA, CHANAKI; DUONG, SOCHEAT; FAIRHURST, RICK M.; FERREIRA, MARCELO U.. Higher microsatellite diversity in Plasmodium vivax than in sympatric Plasmodium falciparum populations in Pursat, Western Cambodia. Experimental Parasitology, v. 134, n. 3, p. 318-326, . Web of Science Citations: 34.

Academic Publications

(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)

NUNES, Monica da Silva. Fatores de risco, distribuição espacial e perspectivas de controle da malária: estudo longitudinal em uma comunidade rural da Amazônia (Granada, Acre).. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  São Paulo.  (02/04896-4

LIMA, Nathália Ferreira. Mansonella ozzardi: uma filaria negligenciada que pode modular a resposta imune.. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  São Paulo.  (13/26928-0

SILVA, Rogério Lauria da. Dimorfismo alélico na proteína de superfície MSP-6 de merozoítos de Plasmodium falciparum.. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  São Paulo.  (06/58029-0

GONÇALVES, Raquel Muller. Análise fenotípica de células T reguladoras e células dendríticas na infecção humana por Plasmodium vivax e Plasmodium falciparum. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  São Paulo.  (07/56775-0

GOZZE, Amanda Begosso. Epidemiologia da malária de fronteira agrícola: fatores associados à infecção e doença em estudo de base populacional na Amazônia rural brasileira.. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  São Paulo.  (09/12180-8

RODRIGUES, Priscila Thihara. Genomas mitocondriais de Plasmodium vivax e a origem geográfica da malária importada.. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  São Paulo.  (10/03318-3

CARLOS, Bianca Cechetto. Antígenos variantes de superfície de hemácias infectadas por Plasmodium falciparum na Amazônia brasileira: aderência a receptores do endotélio vascular (CD36 e ICAM-1) e reconhecimento por anticorpos.. Tese (Doutorado) -  Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  São Paulo.  (09/53702-7

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