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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 a master's degree in Virology and a PhD in Molecular Biology, both from the Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP). He did two post-doctorates in Brazil, one at the Medical Schools (Cell Biology) and the other at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Cell Biology and Cell Therapy) at the University of São Paulo. He did a sabbatical postdoctoral in Neuroscience at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences at the University (ICB) of São Paulo and Principal Investigator at the Scientific Platform Pasteur-USP (SPPU), an international member of the Pasteur Institutes. As a line of research, he works investigating the mechanisms of genetic and infectious diseases that affect the CNS, using disease modeling from human iPSC cells, with the main targets of Autism and the Congenital Syndrome caused by the Zika virus. Among her projects at the Disease Modeling Laboratory of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences at USP, Drª Patrícia is the creator and the responsible for the "A Fada do Dente Project", a Brazilian initiative that uses stem cells from the milk teeth of autistic children to study the mechanisms involved in Autism. His group was responsible for proving the causal relationship between Zika virus and microcephaly using brain organoids and animal models. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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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: 1. (16/02978-6, 18/16748-8)

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. (13/08844-3, 18/16748-8, 15/02866-0, 16/02978-6, 11/20683-0, 14/06863-3)

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: 56.

DIAS, THOMAZ LUSCHER; SCHUCH, VIVIANE; BALEEIRO BELTRAO-BRAGA, PATRICIA CRISTINA; MARTINS-DE-SOUZA, DANIEL; BRENTANI, HELENA PAULA; FRANCO, GLORIA REGINA; NAKAYA, HELDER IMOTO. Drug repositioning for psychiatric and neurological disorders through a network medicine approach. TRANSLATIONAL PSYCHIATRY, v. 10, n. 1, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (17/25588-1, 18/03673-0, 14/10068-4, 19/00098-7, 18/16748-8)

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. (11/20683-0, 16/02978-6)

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: 21. (16/02978-6, 11/20683-0)

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. (11/20683-0)

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RUSSO, Fabiele Baldino. Geração de células pluripotentes induzidas de pacientes com transtorno do espectro autista. Tese (Doutorado) -  Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  São Paulo.  (11/20683-0

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