Name: Thaís Teodoro

Country: Brazil

Affiliation:

Federal University of Minas Gerais.

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Address:

Federal University of Minas Gerais.

Research Interests:

  • Cellular Immunology
  • Molecular Diagnostics
  • Molecular Parasitology
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Leishmania
  • Immunoparasitology
  • Expression Cloning
  • DNA Vaccines and Virus Vaccines

Biography:

  • Serological diagnosis and prognostic of tegumentary and visceral leishmaniasis using a conserved Leishmania hypothetical protein
  • Small Myristoylated Protein-3, Identified as a Potential Virulence Factor in Leishmania amazonensis, Proves to be a Protective Antigen against Visceral Leishmaniasis
  • Selection strategy of phage-displayed immunogens based on an in vitro evaluation of the Th1 response of PBMCs and their potential use as a vaccine against Leishmania infantum infection
  • Recombinant small glutamine-rich tetratricopeptide repeat-containing protein of Leishmania infantum: Potential vaccine and diagnostic application against visceral leishmaniasis
  • Recombinant prohibitin protein of Leishmania infantum acts as a vaccine candidate and diagnostic marker against visceral leishmaniasis
  • Identification of immune biomarkers related to disease progression and treatment efficacy in human visceral leishmaniasis
  • An ELISA immunoassay employing a conserved Leishmania hypothetical protein for the serodiagnosis of visceral and tegumentary leishmaniasis in dogs and humans.

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