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Ana ZambranaCountry of origin: Uruguay Currently in: Uruguay, Montevideo General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Degrees2011 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences2016 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Current Research Activities
Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
I am currently finishing my Master Thesis on Type 1 Diabetes and its effects in patients hearts. Our aim is to find ways to prevent heart failure due to the diabetic pathology.
Publications resulting from Research:
Intrinsic nanomechanical changes in live diabetic cardiomyocytes. Juan C. Benech, Nicolás Benech, Ana I. Zambrana, Inés Rauschert, Verónica Bervejillo, Natalia Oddone, Andrés Alberro, Juan P. Damián; Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine. Research Highlight. 2: e893. doi: 10.14800/crm. 893, 2015.
Diabetes increases stiffness of live cardiomyocytes measured by atomic force microscopy nanoindentation. Juan C. Benech, Nicolás Benech, Ana I. Zambrana, Inés Rauschert, Verónica Bervejillo, Natalia Oddone, Juan P. Damián; American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology 307(10):C910-9 ,2014.
Effect of resveratrol on behavioural performance of streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice in anxiety tests. Juan P. Damián, Victoria Acosta, Maira Da Cuña, Isara Ramírez, Natalia Oddone, Ana Zambrana, Verónica Bervejillo, and Juan C. Benech; Experimental Animals. Vol. 63, No. 3:277-87, 2014.
Cell uptake mechanisms of PAMAM G4-FITC dendrimer in Human Myometrial Cells. Natalia Oddone, Ana I. Zambrana, Marcos Tassano, Williams Porcal, Pablo Cabral and Juan C. Benech.; Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15:1776, 2013.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:ResearchAssitant Researcher in the Biomedicine field for over 8 years •Project Management and Administration Assistant • English and Spanish Coauthor of Scientific Articles in Journals and Books • English and Spanish Oral Presentations in National and International Congresses • Postgraduate Courses coordinator and Experimental Assistant. • Member of the Organizing Committee of International and National Congresses • Active promoter of the public understanding of science