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Research Interests

The research in the Ferreira lab is focused on the mechanisms underlying neurite degeneration and synapse loss in neurodegenerative diseases

Training Experience

1985Fellowship, National Council of Research
1988Postdoctoral Fellowship, Insitituo de Investigacion Medica
1989Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Virginia

Education/Academic qualification

MD, PhD, National University of Cordoba, Argentina

… → 1985

Research interests

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Cell Biology
  • Cytoskeleton
  • Dementia
  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Neuroscience
  • Signal Transduction

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Grants 2003 2022

Tauopathies
Alzheimer Disease
Neurons
Calpain
Poisons
Alzheimer Disease
Tauopathies
Amyloid
Neurons
Genes
Prions
Prion Diseases
Uracil
Yeasts
PrPC Proteins
Tauopathies
Alzheimer Disease
Calpain
Microtubule-Associated Proteins
Immunoelectron Microscopy

Research Output 1986 2019

  • 5631 Citations
  • 69 Article
  • 9 Chapter
  • 2 Review article

Altered Cytoskeletal Composition and Delayed Neurite Elongation in tau45–230-Expressing Hippocampal Neurons

Afreen, S. & Ferreira, A. B., Aug 1 2019, In : Neuroscience. 412, p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neurites
Microtubules
Neurons
Tubulin
Cytoskeleton
13 Citations (Scopus)

Hippocampus-dependent memory and allele-specific gene expression in adult offspring of alcohol-consuming dams after neonatal treatment with thyroxin or metformin

Tunc-Ozcan, E., Wert, S. L., Lim, P. H., Ferreira, A. B. & Redei, E., Jul 1 2018, In : Molecular Psychiatry. 23, 7, p. 1643-1651 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metformin
Adult Children
Thyroxine
Somatomedins
Hippocampus

Premature hippocampus-dependent memory decline in middle-aged females of a genetic rat model of depression

Lim, P. H., Wert, S. L., Tunc-Ozcan, E., Marr, R., Ferreira, A. B. & Redei, E., Nov 1 2018, In : Behavioural Brain Research. 353, p. 242-249 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Models
Hippocampus
Depression
Fear
Alzheimer Disease

Methods related to studying tau fragmentation

Ferreira, A. B. & Afreen, S., Jan 1 2017, Methods in Cell Biology. Academic Press Inc., Vol. 141. p. 245-258 14 p. (Methods in Cell Biology; vol. 141).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Alzheimer Disease
Caspase 2
Endopeptidases
Calpain
Poisons
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tau45-230 association with the cytoskeleton and membrane-bound organelles: Functional implications in neurodegeneration

Afreen, S., Riherd Methner, D. N. & Ferreira, A. B., Oct 24 2017, In : Neuroscience. 362, p. 104-117 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Axonal Transport
Cytoskeleton
Organelles
Neurons
Membranes