Research Group: NeuroGen – Neuronal Degeneration & Regeneration
Thematic Line: TL2 – Clinical & Translational Research
Hub: Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto
Research Areas: Neurosciences, Geriatrics and Gerontology, Toxicology, Zoology, Pharmacology and Pharmacy, Cellular Biology
updated on 19/03/2018
Pedro Alberto Pereira is an integrated member of the NeuroGen research group of CINTESIS.
In 2011, he earned his Doctoral Degree in Biomedicine from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (FMUP), where he also took his Pedagogical Aptitude Test in Morphology. Previously, he had graduated from the Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences of the University of Porto.
He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Anatomy of FMUP and a Professor of the Theoretical, Practical and Continuing Education Courses on Complementary Laboratory Techniques of Research and Diagnosis. He researches in the Neurosciences, Cell Biology, Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmacology areas.
TITLE: Effects of chronic alcohol consumption, withdrawal and nerve growth factor on neuropeptide Y expression and cholinergic innervation of the rat dentate hilus
AUTHORS: Pedro A Pereira ; Joao P Roch; Armando Cardoso ; Manuel Vilela; Sergio Sousa; Dulce Madeira, MD ;
SOURCE: NEUROTOXICOLOGY, VOLUME: 54, PUBLISHED: 2016
TITLE: LESIONS OF THE LATERODORSAL TEGMENTAL NUCLEUS ALTER THE CHOLINERGIC INNERVATION AND NEUROPEPTIDE Y EXPRESSION IN THE MEDIAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX AND NUCLEUS ACCUMBENS
AUTHORS: Pereira, PA ; Vilela, M; Sousa, S; Neves, J; Paula Barbosa, MM; Madeira, MD;
SOURCE: NEUROSCIENCE, VOLUME: 284, PUBLISHED: 2015
TITLE: Role of Plasma Membrane Estrogen Receptors in Mediating the Estrogen Induction of Progesterone Receptors in Hypothalamic Ventromedial Neurons
AUTHORS: Susana I Sa; Pedro A Pereira; Viacheslav Malikov; Isabel M P L V O Ferreira; Dulce Madeira, MD;
SOURCE: JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE NEUROLOGY, VOLUME: 522, ISSUE: 2, PUBLISHED: 2014
TITLE: Chronic alcohol consumption leads to neurochemical changes in the nucleus accumbens that are not fully reversed by withdrawal
AUTHORS: Pedro A Pereira; Joao Neves; Manuel Vilela; Sergio Sousa; Catarina Cruz; DuLce Madeira, MD;
SOURCE: NEUROTOXICOLOGY AND TERATOLOGY, VOLUME: 44, PUBLISHED: 2014
TITLE: Old-onset caloric restriction effects on neuropeptide Y- and somatostatin-containing neurons and on cholinergic varicosities in the rat hippocampal formation
AUTHORS: Armando Cardoso; Diogo Silva; Sara Magano; Pedro A Pereira ; Jose P Andrade ;
SOURCE: AGE, VOLUME: 36, ISSUE: 6, PUBLISHED: 2014