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Ana Zambrana

Country of origin: Uruguay Currently in: Uruguay, Montevideo General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2011 Undergraduate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2016 Master Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

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 profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Assitant 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