Katherine A. T. de Carvalho

Child and Adolescent Health Research, Brazil

Graduated in Medicine-Faculty of Medical Sciences of Minas Gerais (1984), Pediatric and Neurologist- University of São Paulo (USP), (1987), Specialization in Biology, Pathology and Neuromuscular Development-Université Paris VII and Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital, Doctorate of State in 1988-1990, MsC in Neurology- USP (1994) and PhD in Biotechnological Processes- Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) (2006). Since 2006, she is a Head of Researcher in Cell Therapy and Biotechnology in the Little Prince Complex and Professor at Post-Graduate in Biotechnological Processes UFPR. Emphasis on Neurology / Neuromuscular, acting on the following topics: Myocardial Regeneration, Central Nervous System, particularly Parkinson's and Spinal Cord, Regeneration for the myopathies and trauma. Research developed regeneration are mainly based on the development of Experimental Animal: Myocardial Infarction, Spinal Cord Trauma, Parkinson's disease in mice with stem cells from bone marrow and adipose derived as well and skeletal myoblasts. A Head in Stem Cell Isolation Human Multicenter for two in the area of Cardiology: Ischemic cardiomyopathy and Chagas Disease. Extended its activities on Research Projects Biotechnology and Nanotechnology Biocompatible matrices. Editor and referee for scientific National and International journals. SUBJECT(S) OF RESEARCH: Cell therapy, Regeneration, Myocardial, Nervous System, Biomaterial, Muscle and Nerve Diseases, Skin Regeneration, Parkinson Disease, Alzheimer Disease, Spinal Cord Injury, Cancer Vaccines . DISCIPLINE(S): Neuroscience and Cell therapy. ORGAN SYSTEMS: Heart, Brain, Spinal Cord, Nerve and Muscle, Skin .TISSUES: Myocardial, muscular, nervous tissue and cutaneous. CELL(S): Bone marrow derived stem cells, adipose derived stem cells embryonic stem cells, skeletal muscle cells, neurons. MOLECULE(S): Dystrophin, connexin, insulin-receptor. TECHNIQUE(S): Cell cultures, pathology, Immunophenotyping, Electronic Microscopy, Molecular Biology.

Biography Updated on 1 January 2014

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