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Name: Sónia Borges

Office: I2.03

School Phone: +351 253 604 835

Email: soniamsborges@med.uminho.pt

 

 

 

Keywords: prenatal stress dopamine mesolimbic circuit glucocorticoids BNST amygdala addiction anxiety ultrasonic vocalizations (USVs)

About

Projects

BNST – Bridging aNxiety, Stress and addicTion  

Impact of peripheral neuropathies on CNS function and structure  

Reward circuit: from genes to neurons to behavior  

Selected Publications

Borges S, Coimbra B, Soares-Cunha C, Pego JM, Sousa N, Rodrigues AJ. Dopaminergic modulation of affective and social deficits induced by prenatal glucocorticoid exposure. Neuropsychopharmacology, 38(10):2068-79

Soares-Cunha C, Coimbra B, Borges S, Carvalho MM, Rodrigues AJ*, Sousa N*. The motivational drive to natural rewards is modulated by prenatal glucocorticoid exposure. Transl Psychiatry, 4(6):e397 (2014).

Borges S, Coimbra B, Soares-Cunha C, Ventura-Silva P, Pinto L, Carvalho MM, Pego JM, Rodrigues AJ, Sousa N. Glucocorticoid programming of the mesopontine cholinergic system. Front Neuroendocr Sci, 4:190 (2013).

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