Research Group: Charter: Challenges and Strategies in Health Research
Thematic Line: TL1 – Preventive Medicine & Societal Challenges
Hub: Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Neuroendocrinology, Neuronal plasticity, Sexual Dimorphism, Ageing, Hypothalamus, Limbic System
updated on 13/03/2018
Dulce Madeira is an integrated researcher of CINTESIS working at the Charter group.
She graduated in Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP) in 1978, and began her career as an Auxiliary Professor at the same institution in 1990, the same year she completed her Doctoral Degree in Medical Morphology.
Dulce Madeira is an Endocrinologist who worked as an Assistant Doctor at the Hospital of São João between 1988 and 1995. In 2001, she became a Full Professor of Anatomy at FMUP. She was later nominated Director of the Department of Anatomy; a responsibility she has assumed for more than 10 years now.
She coordinates two scientific projects funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) a is the author of about 70 articles published in scientific journals and of three books published by international publishers.
Besides her intense teaching and research activity, Dulce Madeira is also a member of scientific and advisory bodies of FMUP, and the Director of the Museum of Anatomy of that Faculty created in 1825 by Vicente José de Carvalho and Bernardo Joaquim Pinto.
TITLE: Reorganization of the morphology of hippocampal neurites and synapses after stress-induced damage correlates with behavioral improvement
AUTHORS: Sousa, N ; Lukoyanov, NV ; Madeira, MD ; Almeida, OFX; Paula Barbosa, MM;
SOURCE: NEUROSCIENCE, VOLUME: 97, ISSUE: 2, PUBLISHED: 2000
TITLE: AGE AND SEX DO NOT AFFECT THE VOLUME, CELL NUMBERS, OR CELL-SIZE OF THE SUPRACHIASMATIC NUCLEUS OF THE RAT – AN UNBIASED STEREOLOGICAL STUDY
AUTHORS: MADEIRA, MD ; SOUSA, N ; SANTER, RM; PAULABARBOSA, MM; GUNDERSEN, HJG;
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE NEUROLOGY, VOLUME: 361, ISSUE: 4, PUBLISHED: 1995
TITLE: SELECTIVE VULNERABILITY OF THE HIPPOCAMPAL PYRAMIDAL NEURONS TO HYPOTHYROIDISM IN MALE AND FEMALE RATS
AUTHORS: MADEIRA, MD ; SOUSA, N ; LIMAANDRADE, MT; CALHEIROS, F; CADETELEITE, A; PAULABARBOSA, MM;
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE NEUROLOGY, VOLUME: 322, ISSUE: 4, PUBLISHED: 1992
TITLE: Chronic alcohol consumption and withdrawal do not induce cell death in the suprachiasmatic nucleus, but lead to irreversible depression of peptide immunoreactivity and mRNA levels
AUTHORS: Madeira, MD ; Andrade, JP ; Lieberman, AR; Sousa, N ; Almeida, OFX; PaulaBarbosa, MM;
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE, VOLUME: 17, ISSUE: 4, PUBLISHED: 1997