Dr. Alice Cristina Rodrigues is an Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Sao Paulo (USP). Dr Rodrigues obtained her P.h.d. at Clinical Analysis from Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of University of Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 2008 with a sandwich-period in the University of Santiago de Compostela. She then worked at Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences as a postdoctoral research fellow from 2008 to 2011 and Institute of Biomedical Sciences at the USP as a young investigator from 2011 to 2013. She was also a visiting scholar at University of Buffalo in 2011. She has experience in studying the function and regulation of drug-metabolizing enzymes and ATP-binding cassette (ABC) efflux transporters (e.g., BCRP/ABCG2) responsible for the absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion (ADME) of xenobiotic drugs. Since 2013, Dr Rodrigues is interested in pharmacogenomics of microRNAs in metabolic diseases. Currently Dr. Rodrigues research focus on the study of microRNAs as therapeutic targets and markers of metabolic diseases.
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