João C Fernandes
Post-doc Researcher
Integrated Member
Research Group
Drugs Targets & Biomarkers
Departamento de Bioquímica Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira n.º 228, 4050-313 PORTO
220 428 500
226 093 390
Research Interests
-Regulation of erythropoietin gene expression in nonrenal tissues; relationship between chronic renal failure, inflammation and erythropoiesis in the resistance to rhEPO therapy;
-Iron metabolism and inflammation versus ageing;
-Functional ingredients - impact upon ageing and assessment of antioxidant, prebiotic or antitumoral capacity among others;
-Diabetic cardiomyopathy;
Main publications