Research on etiopathogeny, physiopathology and therapeutics in humans and experimental model with Ch
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto - USP
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Post Date: Aug 07, 2019
Job Type: Full time
Start Date: 01/10/2019
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Location: Brazil - Ribeirão Preto
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A 24-months postdoctoral position supported by São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) is available at the Department of Internal Medicine (Cardiology Division) from Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. The researcher will develop the projects titled: "Chronic Chagas cardiomyopathy in experimental animal model: prospective study of anatomic and functional ventricular changes and the effect of therapeutic interventions" and “Study of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor effects on myocardial perfusion changes and evolution of myocardial dysfunction in chronic Chagas cardiomyopathy model in Syrian hamsters. For that, the selected researcher will conduct the projects at Cardiology Division supervised by Prof. Dr. Marcus Vinicius Simões.

The projects aim to develop translational investigations in chronic Chagas cardiomypathy.


To apply for the position, the candidate must send a Curriculum Vitae (Lattes format, for example), together with three names, or three recommendation letters, before september 15th, 2019, by email to Prof. Dr. Marcus Vinicius Simões: from the Department of Internal Medicine (Cardiology Division), Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Bandeirantes Avenue 3900, 14049-900 Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil.



  • PhD in Sciences;

  • Knowledge in Cardiology especially about Chagas disease;

  • Prior experience in: 1. Acquisition, processing and interpretation of pre-clinical echocardiography imaging; 2. Acquisition, processing and analysis of pre-clinical Nuclear Medicine imaging (Single Photon Emission Tomography – SPECT, and Positron Emission Tomography); 3. acquisition and analysis of Electrocardiograms in rodents;

  • Experience with basic techniques related to cardiovascular function as: western blot, real time PCR, immunohistochemistry, Immunofluorescence, radioimmunoassay)

  • Expertise in basics laboratory animal science (housing, handling, anesthesia, drugs administration, blood sampling, venous and arterial access, euthanasia).

Contact Details
Name: Marcus Vinícius Simões
Address: Av Bandeirante 900
City: Ribeirão Preto
Zipcode: 14040-900
Country: Brazil
Ph: 1636022791

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