Denise Cantarelli Machado

Schools: School of Medicine
Graduate Programs: Biomedical Gerontology Graduate Program Medicine and Health Sciences Graduate Program


Biologist (UFRGS, 1984), Master in Genetics (UFRGS, 1986), Specialization in Biotechnology (UFRGS, 1989), PhD in Molecular Immunology (University of Sheffield, UK, 1994), Post-Doctorate at the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (University of Sheffield, UK, 1995), Post-Doctorate at the National Institutes of Health (NIH-NIDDK, Bethesda, USA, 1996), Post-Doctorate at Biotechnology Center (UFRGS, 1997).Full Professor of the School of Medicine - PUCRS, permanent professor of the Graduate Courses: Biomedical Gerontology (Capes- 7), and Medicine and Health Sciences (Capes - 6).Current activities: Coordinator of Experimental Research (InsCer), Coordinator of the Research Integrity Office (RIO-PROPESQ), Coordinator of the Research Ethics Committee (CEP-PROPESQ), Coordinator of the Cell Therapy Center (InsCer), Laboratory Coordinator of Cellular and Molecular Biology and Neuroimmunology (InsCer), member of the Ethics Committee for the Use of Animals (CEUA-PROPESQ)Areas of interest: Cellular and molecular biology, applied immunology, cell therapy, tissue regeneration and biology of aging.

Areas of interest


Concentration Areas and Lines Research

Biomedical Gerontology

- Biological Aspects of Aging

Medical Practice

- Molecular Biology, immunology and stem cell

Medical Practice

- Technological Innovations in the Health Area

Research Structures

Research Group

- Gene and Cellular Therapy and Tissue Engineering

Research Group

- Genetic Polymorphisms and Mutations Related to Human Diseases

Research Group

- Signaling during differentiation of adult atem cells

Research Laboratories

- Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology