Mónica Joana Pinto dos Santos

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Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology

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Male-specific features are reduced in Mecp2-null mice: analyses of vasopressinergic innervation, pheromone production and social behaviour

Elena Martínez-Rodríguez; Ana Martín-Sánchez; Emre Kul; Aparajita Bose; Francisco José Martínez-Martínez; Oliver Stork; Fernando Martínez-García; et al, Brain Structure and Function. 2219 - 2238. 7. 225. 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00429-020-02122-6 . 10.1007/s00429-020-02122-6 . Brain Structure and Function

Lack of MeCP2 leads to region-specific increase of doublecortin in the olfactory system

Martínez-Rodríguez, Elena; Martín-Sánchez, Ana; Coviello, Simona; Foiani, Cristina; Kul, Emre; Stork, Oliver; Martínez-García, Fernando; et al, Brain Structure and Function. 1647 - 1658. 4. 224. 2019. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00429-019-01860-6 . 10.1007/s00429-019-01860-6 . published Brain Structure and Function

Erratum: Correction: Aberrant neuronal activity-induced signaling and gene expression in a mouse model of RASopathy (PLoS genetics (2017) 13 3 (e1006684))

Altmüller, F.; Pothula, S.; Annamneedi, A.; Nakhaei-Rad, S.; Montenegro-Venegas, C.; Pina-Fernández, E.; Marini, C.; et al, PLoS genetics. e1006843 - e1006843. 6. 13. 2017. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85054771599&partnerID=MN8TOARS . 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006843 . PLoS genetics

Aberrant neuronal activity-induced signaling and gene expression in a mouse model of RASopathy.

Altmüller F; Pothula S; Annamneedi A; Nakhaei-Rad S; Montenegro-Venegas C; Pina-Fernández E; Marini C; et al, PLoS genetics. 2017. http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/28346493 . 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006684 . PLoS genetics

Selective rescue of heightened anxiety but not gait ataxia in a premutation 90CGG mouse model of Fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia syndrome

Castro, Hoanna; Kul, Emre; Buijsen, Ronald A.M.; Severijnen, Lies-Anne W.F.M.; Willemsen, Rob; Hukema, Renate K.; Stork, Oliver; Santos, Mónica, Human Molecular Genetics. 2133 - 2145. 11. 26. 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddx108 . 10.1093/hmg/ddx108 . published Human Molecular Genetics

Infralimbic Neurotrophin-3 Infusion Rescues Fear Extinction Impairment in a Mouse Model of Pathological Fear

D'Amico, Davide; Gener, Thomas; de Lagrán, Maria Martínez; Sanchez-Vives, Maria V; Santos, Mónica; Dierssen, Mara, Neuropsychopharmacology. 462 - 472. 2. 42. 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/npp.2016.154 . 10.1038/npp.2016.154 . published Neuropsychopharmacology

Fragile X-Associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS) Motor Dysfunction Modeled in Mice

Foote, Molly; Arque, Gloria; Berman, Robert F.; Santos, Mónica, The Cerebellum. 611 - 622. 5. 15. 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12311-016-0797-6 . 10.1007/s12311-016-0797-6 . published The Cerebellum

Genome-wide miR-155 and miR-802 target gene identification in the hippocampus of Ts65Dn Down syndrome mouse model by miRNA sponges

Bofill-De Ros, Xavier; Santos, Mónica; Vila-Casadesús, Maria; Villanueva, Eneko; Andreu, Nuria; Dierssen, Mara; Fillat, Cristina, BMC Genomics. 1. 16. 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-015-2160-6 . 10.1186/s12864-015-2160-6 . published BMC Genomics

From neural to genetic substrates of panic disorder: Insights from human and mouse studies

Santos, Mónica; D’Amico, Davide; Dierssen, Mara, European Journal of Pharmacology. 127 - 141. 759. 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.03.039 . 10.1016/j.ejphar.2015.03.039 . published European Journal of Pharmacology

Identification of key genes involved in Down syndrome pathogenesis by gene therapy,Identificación de genes clave implicados en el síndrome de Down mediante terapia génica

Fillat, C.; Bofill-De Ros, X.; Santos, M.; Martín, E.D.; Andreu, N.; Villanueva, E.; D'Amico, D.; Dierssen, M.; Altafaj, X., SD Revista Medica Internacional sobre el Sindrome de Down. 21 - 28. 2. 18. 2014. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84940262370&partnerID=MN8TOARS . 10.1016/S1138-2074(14)70049-1 . published SD Revista Medica Internacional sobre el Sindrome de Down

Hippocampal Hyperexcitability Underlies Enhanced Fear Memories in TgNTRK3, a Panic Disorder Mouse Model

Santos, M.; D'Amico, D.; Spadoni, O.; Amador-Arjona, A.; Stork, O.; Dierssen, M., Journal of Neuroscience. 15259 - 15271. 38. 33. 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1523/jneurosci.2161-13.2013 . 10.1523/jneurosci.2161-13.2013 . published Journal of Neuroscience

Rett syndrome with and without detected MECP2 mutations: An attempt to redefine phenotypes

Temudo, Teresa; Santos, Mónica; Ramos, Elisabete; Dias, Karin; Vieira, José Pedro; Moreira, Ana; Calado, Eulália; et al, Brain and Development. 69 - 76. 1. 33. 2011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.braindev.2010.01.004 . 10.1016/j.braindev.2010.01.004 . published Brain and Development

Monoamine deficits in the brain of methyl-CpG binding protein 2 null mice suggest the involvement of the cerebral cortex in early stages of Rett syndrome

Santos, M.; Summavielle, T.; Teixeira-Castro, A.; Silva-Fernandes, A.; Duarte-Silva, S.; Marques, F.; Martins, L.; et al, Neuroscience. 453 - 467. 2. 170. 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroscience.2010.07.010 . 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2010.07.010 . published Neuroscience

Mutations in the MECP2 Gene Are Not a Major Cause of Rett Syndrome-Like or Related Neurodevelopmental Phenotype in Male Patients

Santos, Mónica; Temudo, Teresa; Kay, Teresa; Carrilho, Inês; Medeira, Ana; Cabral, Helena; Gomes, Roseli; et al, Journal of Child Neurology. 49 - 55. 1. 24. 2009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0883073808321043 . 10.1177/0883073808321043 . published Journal of Child Neurology

Analysis of Highly Conserved Regions of the 3’UTR of MECP2 Gene in Patients with Clinical Diagnosis of Rett Syndrome and Other Disorders Associated with Mental Retardation

Santos, Mónica; Yan, Jin; Temudo, Teresa; Oliveira, Guiomar; Vieira, José Pedro; Fen, Jinong; Sommer, Steve; Maciel, Patrícia, Disease Markers. 319 - 324. 6. 24. 2008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/738401 . 10.1155/2008/738401 . published Disease Markers

The C677T Polymorphism inMTHFRIs Not Associated with Migraine in Portugal

Ferro, Anabela; Castro, Maria-José; Lemos, Carolina; Santos, Mónica; Sousa, Alda; Pereira-Monteiro, José; Sequeiros, Jorge; Maciel, Patrícia, Disease Markers. 107 - 113. 2. 25. 2008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/178679 . 10.1155/2008/178679 . published Disease Markers

T-1237C polymorphism of TLR9 gene is not associated with multiple sclerosis in the Portuguese population

Carvalho, A.; Santos, M.; Maciel, P.; Rodrigues, F., Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 550 - 552. 4. 14. 2008. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1352458507084594 . 10.1177/1352458507084594 . published Multiple Sclerosis Journal

Evidence for abnormal early development in a mouse model of Rett syndrome.

Santos M; Silva-Fernandes A; Oliveira P; Sousa N; Maciel P; Santos, M.; Silva-Fernandes, A.; et al, Genes, Brain and Behavior. 277 - 286. 3. 6. 2007. http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/16848781 . 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2006.00258.x . published Genes, Brain and Behavior

An explanation for another familial case of Rett syndrome: maternal germline mosaicism

Venâncio, Margarida; Santos, Mónica; Pereira, Susana Aires; Maciel, Patrícia; Saraiva, Jorge M, European Journal of Human Genetics. 902 - 904. 8. 15. 2007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201835 . 10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201835 . published European Journal of Human Genetics

Stereotypies in Rett syndrome: Analysis of 83 patients with and without detected MECP2 mutations

Temudo, T.; Oliveira, P.; Santos, M.; Dias, K.; Vieira, J.; Moreira, A.; Calado, E.; et al, Neurology. 1183 - 1187. 15. 68. 2007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/01.wnl.0000259086.34769.78 . 10.1212/01.wnl.0000259086.34769.78 . published Neurology

Corrigendum to "Linkage disequilibrium screening for multiple sclerosis implicates JAG1 and POU2AF1 as susceptibility genes in Europeans" [J. Neuroimmunol. 179 (2006) 108-116] (DOI:10.1016/j.jneuroim.2006.06.003)

Ban, M.; Booth, D.; Heard, R.; Stewart, G.; Goris, A.; Vandenbroeck, K.; Dubois, B.; et al, Journal of Neuroimmunology. 175 - 176. 1-2. 189. 2007. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34548554091&partnerID=MN8TOARS . 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2007.08.003 . Journal of Neuroimmunology

MECP2 coding sequence and 3'UTR variation in 172 unrelated autistic patients

Coutinho, Ana M.; Oliveira, Guiomar; Katz, Cécile; Feng, Jinong; Yan, Jin; Yang, Chunmei; Marques, Carla; et al, American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 475 - 483. 4. 144B. 2007. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ajmg.b.30490 . 10.1002/ajmg.b.30490 . published American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics

Linkage disequilibrium screening for multiple sclerosis implicates JAG1 and POU2AF1 as susceptibility genes in Europeans

The GAMES Collaborative Group, Journal of Neuroimmunology. 108 - 116. 1-2. 179. 2006. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneuroim.2006.06.003 . 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2006.06.003 . published Journal of Neuroimmunology

APOE epsilon variation in multiple sclerosis susceptibility and disease severity: Some answers

Burwick, R. M.; Ramsay, P. P.; Haines, J. L.; Hauser, S. L.; Oksenberg, J. R.; Pericak-Vance, M. A.; Schmidt, S.; et al, Neurology. 1373 - 1383. 9. 66. 2006. http://dx.doi.org/10.1212/01.wnl.0000210531.19498.3f . 10.1212/01.wnl.0000210531.19498.3f . published Neurology

Chromatin remodeling and neuronal function: exciting links

Santos, M.; Coelho, P. A.; Maciel, P., Genes, Brain and Behavior. 80 - 91. 5. 2006. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1601-183x.2006.00227.x . 10.1111/j.1601-183x.2006.00227.x . published Genes, Brain and Behavior

Detection of heterozygous deletions and duplications in the MECP2 gene in Rett syndrome by Robust Dosage PCR (RD-PCR)

Shi, Jinxiu; Shibayama, Akane; Liu, Qiang; Nguyen, Vu Q.; Feng, Jinong; Santos, Monica; Temudo, Teresa; Maciel, Patricia; Sommer, Steve S., Human Mutation. 505 - 505. 5. 25. 2005. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/humu.9338 . 10.1002/humu.9338 . published Human Mutation

Genotypes at the APOE and SCA2 loci do not predict the course of multiple sclerosis in patients of Portuguese origin

Santos, Mónica; do Carmo Costa, Maria; Rio, Maria Edite; Sá, Maria José; Monteiro, Marta; Valença, Angela; Sá, Alfredo; et al, Multiple Sclerosis Journal. 153 - 157. 2. 10. 2004. http://dx.doi.org/10.1191/1352458504ms998oa . 10.1191/1352458504ms998oa . published Multiple Sclerosis Journal

A whole genome screen for association with multiple sclerosis in Portuguese patients

Santos, M.; Pinto-Basto, J.; Rio, M.E.; Sá, M.J.; Valença, A.; Sá, A.; Dinis, J.; et al, Journal of Neuroimmunology. 112 - 115. 1-2. 143. 2003. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jneuroim.2003.08.023 . 10.1016/j.jneuroim.2003.08.023 . published Journal of Neuroimmunology

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Information of exclusive responsibility of the researcher 28-11-2021 , from platform CIÊNCIAVITAE.

2021/07/01 - 2023/06/30

An investigation on the MeCP2-early life stress interaction effects in anxiety sensitivity later in life in a mouse model of Rett syndrome

2046/2021

Principal investigator

Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular

Funders: Fondation Jérôme Lejeune

2021/03/01 - 2021/05/31

Regulation of mitochondria fission by brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF): role in synaptic plasticity and in epileptogenesis

PTDC/MED-NEU/3736/2020

Other

Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular

Funders: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2020 - 2023

Structural plasticity in the olfactory system: impact of maternity, early stress and Mecp2 deficiency

PID2019-107322GB-C22

Other

Universitat de València

Funders: Gobierno de España Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación

2019/10/07 - 2021/04/06

The endocannabinoid system and Rett syndrome: neuroanatomical, neurochemical and behavioural analyses

2/2019

Principal investigator

Universitat de Valencia Facultat de Ciències Biològiques; Centro de Inovação em Biomedicina e Biotecnologia (CIBB)

Funders: FinRett

2019/03/01 - 2022/02/28

Role of NT3/TrkC in the regulation of fear

85/18

Principal investigator

Centro de Inovação em Biomedicina e Biotecnologia (CIBB)

Funders: Fundação Bial

2019/10/08 - 2020/12/31

BrainHealth 2020 - Early detection, Neuromodulation and Advanced Therapies to Brain Disorders.

CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-000008

Research Fellow

Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular; Centro de Inovação em Biomedicina e Biotecnologia (CIBB)

Funders: PT2020-CENTRO 2020 (FEDER)

2016 - 2018

Neurobiology of social behaviour. Experimental study of the aggressive and autistic brain in mice models

UJI-B2016-45

Other

Facultat De Ciencies De La Salut, Universitat Jaume I

Funders: Universitat Jaume I

2016/12/30 - 2020/07/29

Maternal Defence, Reward and Olfaction: Neurobiology of Social Behaviours Guided by Pheromones in Mice

BFU2016-77691-C2-1-P

Other

Facultat De Ciencies De La Salut, Universitat Jaume I

Funders: Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness

2015/03/01 - 2018/03/30

Preclinical approaches towards therapeutic intervention for fragile X premutation carriers

01GM1505

Other

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften

Funders: Bundesministerium fur Bildung und Forschung Dienststelle Bonn

2015 - 2017

Neurobiology and Neurocognitive function in mousse models of Rasopathies.

FKZ 1GM1519A

Other

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften

Funders: Bundesministerium fur Bildung und Forschung Dienststelle Bonn

2013/09/01 - 2016/04/30

Experimental approaches towards therapeutic intervention for Fragile X-associated Tremor Ataxia Syndrome

01GM1302

Principal investigator

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften

Funders: Bundesministerium fur Bildung und Forschung Dienststelle Bonn

2012/07/01 - 2013/06/30

Knockdown of HAS 21-syntenic miRNAs in Ts65Dn mice by adeno-associated viral vectors. Consequences on hippocampus-dependent phenotypes

01_CF

Post-doc

Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer

Funders: Fondation Jérôme Lejeune

2012/07/01 - 2013/06/30

Phenotypic rescue of the Ts65Dn Down syndrome mouse model using a miRNA decoy approach.

U716

Post-doc Fellow

Centre de Regulació Genòmica; Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer

Funders: Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Enfermedades Raras

2011/01/01 - 2012/06/30

Molecular bases of the functional role of the alternative splicing Ntrk3 WT and insert isoforms in learning and memory processes that rely on the cortico-hippocampal circuit.

07_M

Post-doc Fellow

Centro de Regulación Genómica

Funders: Fundación Ramon Areces

2008/01/01 - 2010/12/31

Understanding the impact of panic attacks on brain systems involved in the pathophysiology of panic disorder: cognitive, neural and molecular mechanisms.

SFRH/BPD/28555/2006

Post-doc Fellow

Centre de Regulació Genòmica

Funders: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2002/12/01 - 2006/11/30

Study of Rett syndrome pathogenesis and the role of MeCP2 protein in the neuronal function.

SFRH/BD/9111/2002

PhD Student Fellow

Universidade do Minho Instituto de Investigação em Ciências da Vida e Saúde

Funders: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2002 - 2005

Clinical, epidemiological and genetic study of Rett syndrome in Portugal.

POCTI 41416/2001

Researcher

Universidade do Minho Instituto de Investigação em Ciências da Vida e Saúde

Funders: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2001 - 2003

Genetic Analysis of Multiple sclerosis in EuropeanS (GAMES). Genomic screen of 6000 markers in the pooled Portuguese sample.

057097

Research Technician Fellow

Universidade do Porto Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular; Addenbrooke's Hospital Department of Neurology

Funders: Welkome Trust (UK)

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