Escola Paulista de Medicina
Postgraduate Program in Pharmacology

Maria Christina Werneck de Avellar


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Research focus: Molecular, reproductive and endocrine pharmacology, mainly approaching innate immunity, signaling and inflammatory diseases, steroids and non-steroids hormones, nuclear receptors, stress and consequences to man health and fertility.

Dr. Avellar holds a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of São Paulo and a Post-Doctorate in Molecular Biology and Biology. She has a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of São Paulo and was a post-doctor fellow in Reproductive Biology in University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently Associate Professor in the Experimental Endocrinology Sector, Department of Pharmacology, UNIFESP-EPM and Researcher 1A of CNPq. Has experience in the field of Pharmacology, with emphasis on Molecular, Reproductive and Endocrine Pharmacology. The studies are carried out in collaborations with national and international groups in the area of pharmacology, biochemistry, neurosciences, reproduction biology and andrology.



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