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Name: Joana Correia

Office: I2.02

School Phone: +351 253 604 839

Email: joanacorreia@med.uminho.pt




Keywords: neurosciences depression neuroprotective functions astrocyte


Joana Correia is graduated in Biochemistry by the University of Porto. She had completed her master degree in Health Sciences at the University of Minho.
Master thesis project was developed at ICVS. She continues this work and intends to explore neuroprotective functions in health and disease.


Impact of proliferative, neurogenic and gliogenic modulatory events on the pathophysiology of Depression  

Translation of neuron-astrocyte interactions in complex cognitive functions in health and disease  

Selected Publications

Patrício P, Mateus-Pinheiro A, Irmler M, Alves ND, Machado-Santos AR, Morais M, Correia JS, Korostynski M, Piechota M, Stoffel R, Beckers J, Bessa JM, Almeida OF, Sousa N, Pinto L. Differential and converging molecular mechanisms of antidepressants action in the hippocampal dentate gyrus. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2015 Jan;40(2):338-49. doi: 10.1038/npp.2014.176. Epub 2014 Jul 18.

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