- Research Grants
Lucio Holanda Gondim de Freitas Junior in research grants and scholarships supported by FAPESP.
|News published in Agência FAPESP Newsletter about the researcher|
|Hepatitis C drug rids organism of chikungunya and yellow fever viruses|
|Brazil must strengthen medicinal chemistry to achieve progress in drug discovery|
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), an arbovirus belonging to the family Togavirideae, is the causative agent of Chikungunya Fever. Chikungunya is re-emerging as a significant public health problem and was responsible for a massive outbreak in Asia in 2006, and since then regular epidemics have occurred worldwide. A main concern with CHKV is that it is transmitted by the ubiquitous urban mosquit...
Two billion people are estimated to be affected by parasitic infectious disease according to the World Health Organization. The most serious concern for the future is the emergence of resistance to all anthelmintic currently used to treat infection by parasitic worms. Caenorhabditis elegans is a free-living nematode naturally found in soil that has become a model organism for investigat...
Malaria is the parasitic disease that most affects populations in the world, causing high morbity and mortality, besides great financial costs to the endemic country. Essential strategy for the disease control, chemotherapy is hampered by the widespread resistance of parasites to the antimalarials that target their asexual forms. With the exception of primaquine, which causes severe adv...
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