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Sebastiao Donato Silva Junior, PhD

Address: 2-340 BSB
Phone: (319) 335-8926
Email: sebastiao-silvajunior@uiowa.edu

Mentor: Curt D. Sigmund, PhD

PhD Institution:  Biomedical Sciences Institute at the University of Sao Paulo

Research Description

Role of angiotensin and mitochondrial oxidative stress in endothelial dysfunction


  1. Silva SD Jr, Zampieri TT, Ruggeri A, Ceroni A, Aragao D, Fernandes FB, Casarini DE, Michelini LC.:  Down-regulation of vascular renin-angiotensin system by exercise training: Focus on the balance between vasoconstrictor and vasodilator axes. Circulation Journal 79:1372-1380, 2015.  PMID: 25808225 
  2. Oliveira V, Silva Junior SD, de Carvalho MH, Akamine EH, Michelini LC, Franco MC.:  Intrauterine growth restriction increases circulating mitochondrial DNA and Toll-like receptor 9 expression in adult offspring: could aerobic training counteract these adaptations? J Dev Orig Health Dis 8(2):236-243, 2017.  PMID: 2804624