MIPS Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

Postdoctoral Fellows

Patricia E. de Almeida

Patricia E. de Almeida

Post Doctoral Fellow, Cardiovascular Gene and Cell Therapy Laboratory (CGCT)


Ph.D. - Animal Science/Immunology, Michigan State University, 2006.
M.S. - Large Animal Clinical Sciences/Biomechanics, Michigan State University. 2003.
D.V.M. - Veterinary Medicine, Universidade do Estado de São Paulo (UNESP - Jaboticabal), Brazil. 1998


2008 Fellowships for young trainee - United States Department of Agriculture

2006 Award for Oral Presentation - The American Association of Veterinary Immunologists Awards

2005 Graduate Student Research fellowship - Michigan Agriculture Experimental Station

Contact Information:

Stanford University Medical Center
300 Pasteur Drive
Edwards Building, Room R-354
Stanford, CA 94305

Phone: (650)736-2863
E-mail: palmeida@stanford.edu

Research Interests:

Innate and adaptive immune responses induced by ES and iPS cells in xeno-chimeric and large animal models. Graft-versus-host-disease. Cellular and Molecular imaging.

Recent Publications:

  1. Almeida PE, Weber PS, Burton JL, Zanella AJ. Depressed DHEA and increased sickness response behaviors in lame dairy cows with inflammatory foot lesions. Domest Anim Endocrinol. 2008;34(1):89-99.
  2. Almeida PE, Weber PS, Burton JL, Tempelman RJ, Steibel JP, Zanella AJ. Gene expression profiling of peripheral mononuclear cells in lame dairy cows with foot lesions. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2007;120(3-4):234-45.
  3. Weber PS, Madsen-Bouterse SA, Rosa GJ, Sipkovsky S, Ren X, Almeida PE, Kruska R, Halgren RG, Barrick JL, Burton JL. Analysis of the bovine neutrophil transcriptome during glucocorticoid treatment. Physiol Genomics. 2006;28(1):97-112.

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