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Graduated in Pharmacy-Biochemistry in 1987 at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora. Master's degree in Biological Sciences (Molecular Biology) from the Federal University of São Paulo (1992), PhD in Biological Sciences (Molecular Biology) from the Federal University of São Paulo (1996) and ph.d from Georgia Institute of Technology. He is currently a biologist at the State University of Campinas. He is a professor in the postgraduate course in medical clinic of the Faculty of Medical Sciences of UNICAMP. He has experience in Biochemistry, with emphasis in Molecular Biology, working mainly in the following subjects: genetics, epigenetics, gene expression, cardiac hypertrophy, arterial hypertension and atherosclerosis. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
Hypertension is recognized worldwide as a public health problem, because of its high prevalence and incidence in the population. In addition, it is the primary risk factor for the development of other cardiovascular diseases, and may promote target organ damage, in particular left ventricular hypertrophy. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a group of small molecules (22 nucleotides) of non-coding R...
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