Search for dissertations about: "Maria Pereira"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words Maria Pereira.

  1. 1. Cell reprogramming as a way to produce new functional neurons

    Author : Maria Pereira; Utvecklings- och regenerativ neurobiologi; []
    Keywords : Cell reprogramming; brain repair; cell therapy; induced neurons; in vitro reprogramming; in vivo reprogramming; Parkinson s disease;

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  2. 2. Role of Genital Infections on pregnancy outcome with emphasis on syphilis

    Author : Elena Maria Pereira Folgosa; Avdelningen för medicinsk mikrobiologi; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; HIV; chorioamnionitis; syphilis; Mozambique; stillbirth; Microbiology; bacteriology; virology; mycology; Mikrobiologi; bakteriologi; virologi; mykologi;

    Abstract : OBJECTIVES: To elucidate the role of genital infections in last trimester pre-labour foetal death and the role and aetiology of chorioamnionitis in stillbirth in Maputo, Mozambique. To determine the role of current syphilis as a risk factor for foetal death in Maputo and the prevalence and risk factors for syphilis and HIV infection in displaced pregnant women in rural Zambezia province. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effects of immunosuppressive drugs on human adipose tissue metabolism

    Author : Maria J Pereira; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : cyclosporin A; tacrolimus; rapamycin; glucocorticoids; new onset diabetes after transplantation; adipocytes; insulin signalling; glucose uptake; lipolysis; lipogenesis;

    Abstract : The immunosuppressive agents (IAs) rapamycin, cyclosporin A and tacrolimus, as well as glucocorticoids are used to prevent rejection of transplanted organs and to treat autoimmune disorders. Despite their desired action on the immune system, these agents have serious long-term metabolic side-effects, including dyslipidemia and new onset diabetes mellitus after transplantation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Metabolic and endocrine effects of SGLT2 inhibition

    Author : Per Lundkvist; Jan Eriksson; Lars Lind; Maria J Pereira; Michael Alvarsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SGLT2 inhibition; GLP-1 receptor agonism; DPP4 inhibition; NAFLD; prediabetes; type 2 diabetes; obesity; metabolic syndrome; glucagon.; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) are two growing global health problems with similar comorbidity profiles. SGLT2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) improve blood glucose control and can relieve both T2D and obesity, as well as their associated health problems such as hypertension, kidney failure, and cardiovascular disease. READ MORE

  5. 5. Novel mechanisms of glucocorticoid-induced insulin resistance in human adipose tissue

    Author : Cherno Omar Sidibeh; Jan Eriksson; Maria João Pereira; Anna Krook; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; cannabinoid receptor type 1 fkbp51 dexamethasone type 2 diabetes adipocytes; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : The global prevalence of obesity and type 2 diabetes (T2D) is increasing. From a public health perspective, it is therefore of interest to identify common underlying mechanisms of these comorbidities. Glucocorticoids are steroid hormones that are important in stress regulation in mammals. READ MORE