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Jose Donato Junior

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

Jose Donato Jr. is a Full Professor at the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, Brazil. Coordinates the Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology and Metabolism (LaNeM; He holds a Master's degree in Food Science and a Ph.D. in Morphofunctional Sciences from the University of São Paulo. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2008-2011). Dr. Donato investigates how neural circuits that regulate energy and glucose homeostasis are affected by the action of several hormones. He has published more than 160 peer-reviewed articles, including more than 60 papers as last/senior author. Jose Donato Jr. was the mentor of 7 PhD thesis, 4 master's students and 8 postdoctoral fellows. Dr. Donato received several national and international prizes, including Return Home Fellowship (from IBRO), Early Investigators Awards (from Endocrine Society), ASPIRE Young Investigator Research Awards in Endocrinology (from Pfizer Inc.), 2019 Excellence Award for New Research Leadership (from University of São Paulo) and Supervisor of the winning work of the University of São Paulo Outstanding Thesis Award in Biological Sciences (2019). (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

Articles published in Pesquisa FAPESP Magazine about the researcher:
Hormonas maternas afectan áreas cerebrales que controlan el hambre y la saciedad en el feto 
Maternal hormones affect brain areas that control hunger and satiety in the fetus 
A delicate balance 
Un equilibrio delicado 
Enemigo de las dietas 
An enemy unknown 
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