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bachelor's at Biomedicina from Fundação Lusíada (2003), master's at Fisiologia Humana from Universidade de São Paulo - Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas-I (2008) and doctorate at Genética e Biologia Evolutiva from Universidade de São Paulo - Instituto de Biociências (2014). Has experience in Genetics, focusing on Human and Medical Genetics, acting on the following subjects: glândula pineal and melatonina. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
In 1997, Dennis Lo and colleagues described the presence of free fetal DNA (ffDNA) in maternal plasma for the first time. Nearly ten years have passed since two independent groups proved that even with a small fraction of fetal DNA in the maternal bloodstream it is possible to detect, through next generation sequencing, aneuploidy fetuses early in pregnancy. Non-invasive prenatal test (...
The introduction of cell-free DNA (cfDNA) screening for the most common fetal aneuploidies (trisomy 21, 18 and 13) has impacted prenatal testing, and is rapidly changing the standard care in obstetrics. The term NIPT (Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing) has been used to refer to this test and became very recognized. NIPT has been reducing the need for invasive procedures and the associated r...
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
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VILLELA, Darine Christina Maia. Alterações genômicas e epigenômicas nas manifestações anatomopatológicas e cognitivas da doença de Alzheimer. Tese (Doutorado) - Instituto de Biociências. Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo. (10/15503-0)