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Sâmia Regiane Lourenço Joca

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto (FCFRP)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Bachelor's at Farmácia Bioquímia from Universidade Federal do Paraná (1999) and doctorate at Pharmacology from Universidade de São Paulo (2004). Has experience in Pharmacology, focusing on Psychopharmacology, acting on the following subjects: antidepressant, cannabinoids, nitric oxide, stress and neuroplasticity. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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MONTEZUMA, KARINA; BIOJONE, CAROLINE; LISBOA, SABRINA F.; CUNHA, FERNANDO Q.; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO S.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.. Inhibition of iNOS induces antidepressant-like effects in mice: Pharmacological and genetic evidence. Neuropharmacology, v. 62, n. 1, SI, p. 485-491, . Web of Science Citations: 47. (07/03685-3)

SALES, AMANDA J.; BIOJONE, CAROLINE; TERCETI, MATEUS S.; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO S.; GOMES, MARCUS V. M.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.. Antidepressant-like effect induced by systemic and intra-hippocampal administration of DNA methylation inhibitors. British Journal of Pharmacology, v. 164, n. 6, p. 1711-1721, . Web of Science Citations: 71. (07/03685-3)

SILVA, MICHELLE; AGUIAR, DANIELE C.; DINIZ, CASSIANO R. A.; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO SILVEIRA; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.. Neuronal NOS Inhibitor and Conventional Antidepressant Drugs Attenuate Stress-induced Fos Expression in Overlapping Brain Regions. Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, v. 32, n. 3, p. 443-453, . Web of Science Citations: 25. (07/03685-3)

SALES, AMANDA J.; CRESTANI, CARLOS C.; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO S.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.. Antidepressant-like effect induced by Cannabidiol is dependent on brain serotonin levels. PROGRESS IN NEURO-PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, v. 86, p. 255-261, . Web of Science Citations: 6. (15/01955-0)

SALES, AMANDA JULIANA; LOURENCO JOCA, SAMIA REGIANE. Effects of DNA methylation inhibitors and conventional antidepressants on mice behaviour and brain DNA methylation levels. ACTA NEUROPSYCHIATRICA, v. 28, n. 1, p. 11-22, . Web of Science Citations: 16. (12/17626-7, 11/17281-7)

DINIZ, CASSIANO R. A. F.; BIOJONE, CAROLINE; JOCA, SARNIA R. L.; RANTAMAKI, TOMI; CASTREN, EERO; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO S.; CASAROTTO, PLINIO C.. Dual mechanism of TRKB activation by anandamide through CB1 and TRPV1 receptors. PeerJ, v. 7, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (13/02549-0, 18/04250-5, 11/02746-4, 13/01029-2)

SALES, AMANDA J.; FOGACA, MANOELA V.; SARTIM, ARIANDRA G.; PEREIRA, VITOR S.; WEGENER, GREGERS; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO S.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.. Cannabidiol Induces Rapid and Sustained Antidepressant-Like Effects Through Increased BDNF Signaling and Synaptogenesis in the Prefrontal Cortex. Molecular Neurobiology, v. 56, n. 2, p. 1070-1081, . Web of Science Citations: 11. (12/17626-7, 15/01955-0)

SALES, AMANDA J.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.. Antidepressant administration modulates stress-induced DNA methylation and DNA methyltransferase expression in rat prefrontal cortex and hippocampus. Behavioural Brain Research, v. 343, p. 8-15, . Web of Science Citations: 2. (11/17281-7)

CASAROTTO, PLINIO C.; BIOJONE, CAROLINE; MONTEZUMA, KARINA; CUNHA, FERNANDO Q.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.; CASTREN, EERO; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO S.. Inducible nitric oxide synthase (NOS2) knockout mice as a model of trichotillomania. PeerJ, v. 6, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (11/02746-4)

GODOY, LIVEA DORNELA; UMEOKA, EDUARDO H. L.; RIBEIRO, DEIDIANE ELISA; SANTOS, VICTOR RODRIGUES; ANTUNES-RODRIGUES, JOSE; LOURENCO JOCA, SAMIA REGIANE; GARCIA-CAIRASCO, NORBERTO. Multimodal early-life stress induces biological changes associated to psychopathologies. Hormones and Behavior, v. 100, p. 69-80, . Web of Science Citations: 3. (14/17959-1, 15/18773-1, 17/11339-0, 13/01737-7)

SCOPINHO, AMERICA A.; LISBOA, SABRINA F. S.; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO S.; CORREA, FERNANDO M. A.; RESSTEL, LEONARDO B. M.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.. Dorsal and Ventral Hippocampus Modulate Autonomic Responses but Not Behavioral Consequences Associated to Acute Restraint Stress in Rats. PLoS One, v. 8, n. 10, . Web of Science Citations: 13. (11/17281-7, 12/09300-4)

SARTIM, ARIANDRA G.; SALES, AMANDA J.; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO S.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.. Hippocampal mammalian target of rapamycin is implicated in stress-coping behavior induced by cannabidiol in the forced swim test. JOURNAL OF PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, v. 32, n. 8, p. 922-931, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (15/01955-0)

PEREIRA, VITOR SILVA; ELFVING, BETINA; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.; WEGENER, GREGERS. Ketamine and aminoguanidine differentially affect Bdnf and Mtor gene expression in the prefrontal cortex of adult male rats. European Journal of Pharmacology, v. 815, p. 304-311, . Web of Science Citations: 3. (13/00916-5)


LISBOA, SABRINA F.; GOMES, FELIPE V.; SILVA, ANDREIA L.; ULIANA, DANIELA L.; CAMARGO, LAURA H. A.; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO S.; CUNHA, FERNANDO Q.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.; RESSTEL, LEONARDO B. M.. Increased Contextual Fear Conditioning in iNOS Knockout Mice: Additional Evidence for the Involvement of Nitric Oxide in Stress-Related Disorders and Contribution of the Endocannabinoid System. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NEUROPSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, v. 18, n. 8, . Web of Science Citations: 16. (11/22523-0)

STANQUINI, LAURA A.; RESSTEL, LEONARDO B. M.; CORREA, FERNANDO M. A.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.; SCOPINHO, AMERICA A.. Prelimbic cortex 5-HT1A and 5-HT2C receptors are involved in the hypophagic effects caused by fluoxetine in fasted rats. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, v. 136, p. 31-38, . Web of Science Citations: 3. (13/06569-5)

PEREIRA, VITOR S.; CASAROTTO, PLINIO C.; HIROAKI-SATO, VINICIUS A.; SARTIM, ARIANDRA G.; GUIMARAES, FRANCISCO S.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.. Antidepressant- and anticompulsive-like effects of purinergic receptor blockade: Involvement of nitric oxide. European Neuropsychopharmacology, v. 23, n. 12, p. 1769-1778, . Web of Science Citations: 26. (11/17281-7, 07/03685-3)

JOCA‚ S.R.L.; ZANELATI‚ T.; GUIMARÃES‚ F.S.. Post-stress facilitation of serotonergic‚ but not noradrenergic‚ neurotransmission in the dorsal hippocampus prevents learned helplessness development in rats. Brain Research, v. 1087, n. 1, p. 67-74, . (02/13197-2)

SARTIM, ARIANDRA G.; BRITO, BIANCA M.; GOBIRA, PEDRO H.; JOCA, SAMIA R. L.. Attenuation of glutamatergic and nitrergic system contributes to the antidepressant-like effect induced by capsazepine in the forced swimming test. Behavioural Pharmacology, v. 30, n. 1, p. 59-66, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (12/17626-7)

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