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Phone: 
+55 51 33085573
Address: 
Rua Ramiro Barcelos, 2600-Anexo, Bairro Santana, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

Fellow
Wyse
Angela TS
Current position: 
Full professor
Current nationality: 
Brazil
Current residence: 
Brazil
Affiliation/Institution: 
Universidade Federal do rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS)
Biodata: 
Wyse (PhD, 1995, Porto Alegre, Brazil) is full professor of Biochemistry of the Institute of Basic Health Sciences at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Her prizes include CAPES-Elsevier Award 2014, Pesquisador Gaúcho Award 2018 from the State Research Foundation and Scientist of the Year 2020 Award from International Achievements Research Center, USA. Her research work is focused on the neurotoxic mechanisms of homocysteine and neurometabolic and neurodegenerative diseases, as well as on neurobiology of menopause and neuroprotection, encompassing multiple experimental approach ranging from neurochemistry to behavior. Her studies have contributed to the understanding of biomolecule damage in hyperhomocysteinemic and homocystinuric patients and show potential to improve medical practice. She has published more than 400 scientific papers and has advised more than 70 masters and PhDs. Convinced that access to science and education are pillars to citizenship, she has launched a social project for underprivileged children of the public school system from the outskirts of her town, Porto Alegre. She published a book of poetry.
Keywords: 
Neurometabolic diseases, inborn errors of metabolism, homocysteine, cellular metabolism and redox homeostasis, inflammation, memory, neuroprotection.
Past nationality: 
Brazil
Elected
2019
Place of Birth: 
São José do Norte/RS
Country of birth: 
Brazil
Section:
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Last updated on 17/08/2021