Higher blood glucose levels captured by defense cells provide energy for augmented viral replication, triggering overwhelming immune response that kills lung cells.
Scientists associated with the RIDC OCRC are the only Latin American group to have had a project selected in an international request for applications by the CZI. More than USD 175,000 has been awarded to the study, which will be the first in Brazil to use single-cell analysis.
Amongst all proposals the Scientific Board analyzed by March 31, two were selected, including a study at OCRC that evaluates the effectiveness of drugs that inhibit bradykinin against pulmonary inflammation in critical patients.
The blood test method makes use of machine learning and can be used to predict whether patients will put on weight, unless they change their habits. The project was conducted under the aegis of the Obesity and Comorbidities Research Center.
Experiments conducted under the aegis of the Obesity and Comorbidities Research Center showed that Zika virus inhibits tumor cell proliferation even when inactivated by high temperature.
In experiments with mice, research group showed that a diet rich in saturated fats damages the system of the brain that controls hunger well before it alters the profile of intestinal bacteria
Data from a study involving carriers of dystonia presented in Michigan demonstrate the importance of gathering genetic data on reference populations in Brazil
The platform was developed as part of BIPMed, the Brazilian Initiative on Precision Medicine, an effort promoted by members of five research centers supported by FAPESP