Natercia Aurora Almeida Teixeira

Research Lab Leader

Full Professor (since 2004)
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Main publications

  • Augusto, TV; Correia-da-Silva, G; Rodrigues, CMP; Teixeira, N; Amaral, C. 2018. Acquired resistance to aromatase inhibitors: where we stand!. ENDOCRINE-RELATED CANCER, 25, DOI: 10.1530/ERC-17-0425
  • Almada, M; Fonseca, BM; Amaral, C; Diniz-da-Costa, M; Correia-da-Silva, G; Teixeira, N. 2017. Anandamide oxidative metabolism-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress and apoptosis. APOPTOSIS, 22, DOI: 10.1007/s10495-017-1356-4
  • Almada, M; Amaral, C; Diniz-Da-Costa, M; Correia-Da-Silva, G; Teixeira, NA; Fonseca, BM. 2016. The endocannabinoid anandamide impairs in vitro decidualization of human cells. REPRODUCTION, 152, DOI: 10.1530/REP-16-0364
  • Fonseca, SM; Correia-da-Silva, G; Teixeira, NA. 2015. Anandamide restricts uterine stromal differentiation and is critical for complete decidualization. MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY, 411, DOI: 10.1016/j.mce.2015.04.024
  • Costa, MA; Fonseca, BM; Teixeira, NA; Correia-Da-Silva, G. 2015. The endocannabinoid anandamide induces apoptosis in cytotrophoblast cells: Involvement of both mitochondrial and death receptor pathways. PLACENTA, 36(1), DOI: 10.1016/j.placenta.2014.10.011

Main research interests

  • • Hormone dependent breast cancer • Aromatase inhibitors • Apoptosis and autophagy • Uterine tissue remodelling in pregnancy • Cannabinoids


  • "Agregação" in Bioquimica, Faculdade de Farmácia Universidade do Porto (1999)
  • PhD in Biochemistry, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK (1986)