Dr. Magno Luiz Alexandre

Dr. Magno Luiz Alexandre

PhD

Laval University
2601, chemin de la Canardiere, Quebec, Canada, G1J 2G3

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NEUROSCIENCES

Biography:

Dr. Magno is affiliate in National Institute of Science and Technology of Molecular Medicine (Brazil) and Institute de Santé Mental de Quebec (Canada). He has publications in Pharmacogenetics, Molecular Psychiatry and Neuropharmacology. 

Academic positions:

Education and Training

1. October 2012: Post-Doctoral training, Department of Psychiatry and Neuroscience,
Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval and Centre de recherche Institut Universitaire en Santé Mentale de Québec (IUSMQ), mood-stabilizing drugs and neuronal signaling. Advisor:  Dr. Jean-Martin Beaulieu (Ph.D.).
2. March 2009 to September 2012: Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Advisor:  Dr. Marco Aurélio Romano-Silva (Ph.D.).
3. February 2005 to January 2009:  Bachelor (BMD) in Biomedical Sciences, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Brazil.

Activities and Contributions

Society Memberships

1. Sociedade Brasileira de Neurociências e Comportamento (SBNeC)

Awards

1. 2011: International Research Internship Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Level -or Education- Personnel, Brazil.

Conferences (last 5 years)

1. II Simpósio Internacional de Medicina Molecular. 2011.
2. XXXIV Congresso Nacional da Sociedade Brasileira de Neurociência e Comportamento (SBNeC). 2010.
3. XIV Latin American Genetics Association Meeting. 2010.
4. INCTs - Novas perspectivas para o avanço da ciência no Brasil. 2010.
5. I Simpósio Internacional de Medicina Molecular. 2010.
6. II Simpósio Internacional de Saúde. 2010
7. VII Jornada Acadêmica de Saúde Mental.Neurobiologia do Suicídio. 2010.
8. XIX Semana de Iniciação Científica da UFMG. Avaliador de Pôsteres. 2010.
9. Conferência Internacional PET Radiofármacos. 2010.
10. Expressão de Proteínas Recombinantes (MERCK SA). 2009.
11. I Congresso IBRO/LARC de Neurociências da América Latina, Caribe e Penísula Ibérica. 2008.
12. 41 Congresso Brasileiro de Patologia Clínica e Medicina Laboratorial. 2007.
13. XX Congresso Brasileiro de Parasitologia. 2007.
14. X Congresso Brasileiro de Biomedicina. 2006.
15. III Seminário de Biologia Molecular. 2006.
16. XII Seminário de Iniciação Científica. 2006.
17. I Encontro Nacional dos estudantes de Biomedicina. 2006.
18. I Encontro Baiano de Biomedicina. 2006.
19. I Jornada do Trauma. 2006.

Research interests:

Neuropharmacology, Molecular Psychiatry and Pharmacogenetics

Any other information:

Publications

1. Costa GN, Magno LAV, Santana CVN, Konstantinovas C, Saito ST, Machado M, Di Pietro G, Bastos-Rodrigues L, Miranda DM, De Marco LA, Romano-Silva MA, Rios-Santos F.?Genetic Interaction between NAT2, GSTM1, GSTT1, CYP2E1, and Environmental Factors Is Associated with Adverse Reactions to Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs. Mol Diagn Ther. 2012 Aug 1;16(4):241-50.
2. de Miranda DM, Mamede M, de Souza BR, de Almeida Barros AG, Magno LA, Alvim-Soares A Jr, Rosa DV, de Castro CJ Jr, Malloy-Diniz L, Gomez MV, De Marco LA, Correa H, Romano-Silva MA. Molecular Medicine: A Path Towards A Personalized Medicine. Rev Bras Psiquiatr. 2012 Mar 34(1):82-91.
3. Miranda LFJR, Matoso RO, Rodrigues MV, Lima TOL, Nascimento AF, Carvalho FC, Moreira DRM, Fernandes JC, de Paula JJ, Magno LAV, Caramelli P, Moraes EN. Factors influencing possible delay in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease: Findings from a tertiary Public University Hospital. Dement Neuropsychol 2011 December;5(4):328-331.
4. Magno LA, Santana CV, Sacramento EK, Rezende VB, Cardoso MV, Maurício-da-Silva L, Neves FS, Miranda DM, De Marco LA, Correa H, Romano-Silva MA. Genetic variations in FOXO3A are associated with Bipolar Disorder without confering vulnerability for suicidal behavior. J Affect Disord. 2011 Oct;133(3):633-7.
5. Pena SD, Di Pietro G, Fuchshuber-Moraes M, Genro JP, Hutz MH, Kehdy Fde S, Kohlrausch F, Magno LA, Montenegro RC, Moraes MO, de Moraes ME, de Moraes MR, Ojopi EB, Perini JA, Racciopi C, Ribeiro-Dos-Santos AK, Rios-Santos F, Romano-Silva MA, Sortica VA, Suarez-Kurtz G. The genomic ancestry of individuals from different geographical regions of Brazil is more uniform than expected. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 16;6(2):e17063.
6. Cassol-Jr OJ, Comim CM, Constantino LS, Rosa DV, Magno LA, Stertz L, Kapczinski F, Romano-Silva MA, Quevedo J, Dal-Pizzol F.. Acute low dose of MK-801 prevents memory deficits without altering hippocampal DARPP-32 expression and BDNF levels in sepsis survivor rats. J Neuroimmunol. 2011 Jan;230(1-2):48-51.
7. Talbot J*, Magno LA*, Santana CV*, Sousa SM, Melo PR, Correa RX, Di Pietro G, Rios-Santos F. Interethnic diversity of NAT2 polymorphisms in Brazilian admixed populations. BMC Genet. 2010 Oct 5;11:87. (*first authors).
8. Magno LA, Miranda DM, Neves FS, Pimenta GJ, Mello MP, De Marco LA, Correa H, Romano-Silva MA. Association between AKT1 but not AKTIP genetic variants and increased risk for suicidal behavior in bipolar patients. Genes Brain Behav. 2010 Jun 1;9(4):411-8.
9. Di Pietro G, Magno LA, Rios-Santos F. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol (2010). Glutathione S-transferases: an overview in cancer research. Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol. 2010 Feb;6(2):153-70.
10. Magno LA, Talbot J, Talbot T, Borges Santos AM, Souza RP, Marin LJ, Moreli ML, de Melo PR, Corrêa RX, Rios Santos F, Di Pietro G. Pharmacology (2009). Glutathione s-transferase variants in a brazilian population. Pharmacology. 2009;83(4):231-6.

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