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Patricia Cristina Baleeiro Beltrão Braga

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

Biologist, with master's degree in Virology and PhD in Molecular Biology, both from the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). She did two postdoctoral fellows in Brazil, one at School of Medicine (Cell Biology) and another at School of Veterinary Medicine (Cell Biology and Cell Therapy), both from University of São Paulo. Additionaly, she did a sabbatical postdoctoral fellowship in Neuroscience at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). She is currently an Associate Professor at the Biomedical Sciences Institute of the University of São Paulo, teaching Embryology, Genetics and Microbiology. As a research line, she investigates the mechanisms of genetic and infectious diseases that affect the CNS, using disease modeling from human iPSC cells, with the main targets being Autism and Congenital Syndrome caused by the Zika virus. Among her projects at the Laboratory of Disease Modeling at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences at USP, Dr. Patrícia is responsible for the "The Tooth Fairy Project", a Brazilian initiative that uses stem cells from the teeth of autistic children to study the mechanisms involved in Autism. Her group was responsible for proving the causal relationship of the Zika virus with microcephaly using cerebral organoids and animal models. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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Cit./Article12.5
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RUSSO, FABIELE BALDINO; BRITO, ANITA; DE FREITAS, ARIANE MIRANDA; CASTANHA, ANDRELISSA; DE FREITAS, BEATRIZ C.; BALEEIRO BELTRAO-BRAGA, PATRICIA CRISTINA. The use of iPSC technology for modeling Autism Spectrum Disorders. Neurobiology of Disease, v. 130, . Web of Science Citations: 0.

RUSSO, FABIELE BALDINO; FREITAS, BEATRIZ CAMILLE; PIGNATARI, GRACIELA CONCEICAO; FERNANDES, ISABELLA RODRIGUES; SEBAT, JONATHAN; MUOTRI, ALYSSON RENATO; BALEEIRO BELTRAO-BRAGA, PATRICIA CRISTINA. Modeling the Interplay Between Neurons and Astrocytes in Autism Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. BIOLOGICAL PSYCHIATRY, v. 83, n. 7, p. 569-578, . Web of Science Citations: 14.

BRITO, ANITA; RUSSO, FABIELE BALDINO; MUOTRI, ALYSSON RENATO; BALEEIRO BELTRAO-BRAGA, PATRICIA CRISTINA. Autism spectrum disorders and disease modeling using stem cells. Cell and Tissue Research, v. 371, n. 1, p. 153-160, . Web of Science Citations: 3.

BELTRAO-BRAGA, PATRICIA C. B.; PIGNATARI, GRACIELA C.; MAIORKA, PAULO C.; OLIVEIRA, NELIO A. J.; LIZIER, NELSON F.; WENCESLAU, CRISTIANE V.; MIGLINO, MARIA A.; MUOTRI, ALYSSON R.; KERKIS, IRINA. Feeder-Free Derivation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells From Human Immature Dental Pulp Stem Cells. CELL TRANSPLANTATION, v. 20, n. 11-12, p. 1707-1719, . Web of Science Citations: 57.

ROSA-FERNANDES, LIVIA; CUGOLA, FERNANDA RODRIGUES; RUSSO, FABIELE BALDINO; KAWAHARA, REBECA; DE MELO FREIRE, CAIO CESAR; CORREA LEITE, PAULO EMLIO; BASSI STERN, ANA CAROLINA; ANGELI, CLAUDIA BLANES; LEAL DE OLIVEIRA, DANIELLE BRUNA; MELO, STELLA REZENDE; et al. Zika Virus Impairs Neurogenesis and Synaptogenesis Pathways in Human Neural Stem Cells and Neurons. FRONTIERS IN CELLULAR NEUROSCIENCE, v. 13, . Web of Science Citations: 1.

YDE OHKI, CRISTINE MARIE; BENAZZATO, CECILIA; RUSSO, FABIELE BALDINO; BALEEIRO BELTRAO-BRAGA, PATRICIA CRISTINA. Developing animal models of Zika virus infection for novel drug discovery. EXPERT OPINION ON DRUG DISCOVERY, v. 14, n. 6, . Web of Science Citations: 0.

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RUSSO, Fabiele Baldino. Geração de células pluripotentes induzidas de pacientes com transtorno do espectro autista. 2015. Tese (Doutorado) – Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia. Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo.

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