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FAPESP and KCL announce results of call for proposals

FAPESP and KCL announce results of call for proposals

The FAPESP, São Paulo Research Foundation and the King's College London, KCL in the UK, have disclosed the list of projects approved under the public call for proposals issued on 10 May 2012, under the agreement for scientific cooperation between the two institutions.

The call was open to proposals for researcher exchange between the state of São Paulo and the KCL submitted by principal investigators currently supported by FAPESP under one of the following grant mechanisms: Regular Research Awards; Thematic Project; the Young Researchers at Emerging Centers Program; and the Centers for Research, Innovation and Dissemination (CEPID) Program.

Selected proposals:

Researchers Projects
Edson Amaro Junior – USP

Thomas White - KCL
Factors modulating neural processing time measured using fMRI
Nicola Amanda Conran Zorzetto – UNICAMP

Swee Lay Thein - KCL
Scientific Cooperation for the Study of Haemoglobinopathies: Clinical, Cellular and Molecular Alterations
Roberto Santana da Silva – USP

Lea Ann Dailey – KCL
Evaluation of the synergistic effects of nitric oxide and singlet oxygen produced by ruthenium-phthalocyanine complexes in lung tumors: Photochemical and photophysical studies, in vitro and in vivo cytotoxicity
Soraia Katia Pereira Costa – USP

Susan Diane Brain - KCL
Is Transient Receptor Potential Ankyrin 1 (TRPA1) signaling required for innate immunity against increased asthma susceptibility due to early air pollutant contact?
Yosio Edemir Shimabukuro – MCT

Martin Wooster – KCL
Improving the description of injection height and aerosol composition in biomass burning emission in atmospheric chemistry-transport models.
Silvia Helena de Carvalho Sales Peres – USP

Guy Carpenter - KCL
Is there a salivary biomarker for periodontitis associated with weight reduction therapies?
Wothan Tavares de Lima – USP

Yanira Riffo Vasquez - KCL
Obesity and sex hormones in lung injury

More information about the agreement is available at: www.fapesp.br/en/6963