Janaina Alves

Ph.D., 2009; University Federal of Sao Paulo

Academic Department(s)
Microbiology and Immunology

Research Area

Research Interest
Neural Progenitor Cells
Selected Publications
4R-cembranoid protects against diisopropylfluorophosphate-mediated neurodegeneration.  Ferchmin PA, Andino M, Reyes-Salaman R, Alves J, Vélez-Román J, Cuadrado B, Carrasco M, Torres-Rivera W, Segarra A, Martins AH, Lee JE, Eterovic VA.  Neurotoxicology. 2014 Jun 10;44C:89-90. 
Kinin-B2 receptor mediated neuroprotection after NMDA excitotoxicity is reversed in the presence of kinin-B1 receptor agonists.  Martins AH, Alves JM, Perez D, Carrasco M, Torres-Rivera W, Eterović VA, Ferchmin PA, Ulrich H. PLoS One. 2012;7(2):e30755. 
Novel perspectives of neural stem cell differentiation: from neurotransmitters to therapeutics. Trujillo CA, Schwindt TT, Martins AH, Alves JM, Mello LE, Ulrich H. Cytometry A. 2009 Jan;75(1):38-53. 
Kinin-B2 receptor expression and activity during differentiation of embryonic rat neurospheres. Martins AH, Alves JM, Trujillo CA, Schwindt TT, Barnabé GF, Motta FL, Guimaraes AO, Casarini DE, Mello LE, Pesquero JB, Ulrich H. Cytometry A. 2008 Apr;73(4):361-8. 
Development of the anti-VEGF aptamer to a therapeutic agent for clinical ophthalmology. Trujillo CA, Nery AA, Alves JM, Martins AH, Ulrich H. Clinical Ophthalmology.  2007 Dec;1(4):393-402.

Contact Information
Universidad Central del Caribe
P.O. Box 60327
Bayamón, PR 00960-6032

Tel.: (787) 798-3001 x 2083
e-mail: marjanaina@gmail.com