Regina P. Markus

Regina P. Markus

Regina P. Markus

Full Professor of the Institute of Biosciences at the University of São Paulo and Senior Researcher at CNPq. Member of the Academies of Sciences of the State of São Paulo (ACIESP, 1980) and BrazilianAcademy of Science (ABC, 2012). Graduated in Biomedical Sciences from Escola Paulista de Medicina (1970) and PhD in Pharmacology from the same institution in 1974. Served as President of the Brazilian Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics) and member of the Board of Directors of FESBE and SBPC since 1991. She served on Advisory Committees of CAPES and CNPq and was the head of the Secretariat for Research and Development Policies and Programs of MCTI (2003) and the National Council for Ethics in Research in Laboratory Animals. She is currently a member of the CNPq Deliberative Council, the SBPC, the Institute of Advanced Studies of USP, and the Committee for Evaluation of EMBRAPII. Since 2007 he has served as Vice-President of the Friends Association of the Weizmann Institute, Brazil. She works in the field of Chronopharmacology with emphasis on the role of melatonin on the inflammatory response and cancer. He consolidated knowledge of the area by proposing the Immune-Pineal Axis, responsible for the alternation between melatonin production by pineal or immunocompetent cells. Currently, it is developing new molecular platforms to act as selective and mixed ligands of melatonin receptors in cancer, overweight and neurodegenerative diseases. She is a reviewer for several international journals and belongs to the Editorial Board of the Journal Pineal Research, Frontiers in Cellular Endocrinoly and Brain Behavior and Immunity. He co-chaired the 3rd SCR FASEB on Melatonin Biology, Clinics and Therapeutics (2013, Niagara Falls, USA) and is a member of the International Union for Pharmacology Committee (IUPHAR) for Melatonin Receptors (Source: Lattes Curriculum). A complete list of your publications can be found here.