Escola Paulista de Medicina
Postgraduate Program in Pharmacology

Mirian Akemi Furuie Hayashi

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Email:mhayashi@unifesp.br

Research focus: Oligopeptidases and proteases, central nervous system, vasoactive peptides, neuropeptides and natural compounds derived from plants and animals, with emphasis on the study of toxins for the development of drugs.

Graduated in Pharmacy and Biochemistry from the State University of Londrina (1987) and has a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (Molecular Biology) from the Federal University of São Paulo - Unifesp (1997). She was a postdoctoral researcher (1998-2003) and scientific researcher III of the Butantan Institute (2004-2006). She was a researcher at the Roche drug development center in Japan in the areas of pharmacology and biophysics (1989-1993) and was a consultant to Merck Sharp & Dohme (Division of Neuroscience Research, Terling Parks, UK, 2002-2005). She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology at UNIFESP (since 2006) and has experience in the field of Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, working mainly in the following subjects: oligopeptidases and proteases, central nervous system, vasoactive peptides, neuropeptides and natural compounds derived from plants and animals, with emphasis on the study of toxins for the development of drugs . She is part of the Technical Chamber of the Nucleus of Technological Innovation of UNIFESP and has been involved in the transfer of technology to the production chain. She has 13 patent families deposited in Brazil and abroad, with concessions in Europe, USA, Canada and Japan, and some already with a signed licensing agreement. 'Maitre de conférence' or visiting professor at the Joseph Fourier University (Grenoble, France) (2009) and Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore, USA) with Fulbright scholarship (2012). Sabbaths in the USA, France, Japan and Australia.

 

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