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Cristoforo Scavone

  • Professor, PhD
  • Professor
  • Universidade de São Paulo
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  • 2917CitationsNumber of citations received by Cristoforo's publications. Updated daily.

Research interests

neurodegenerative diseasesneuroprotectionhormeseouabainsteroidsagingKlotho


RESEACRH FOCUS Our projects address molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases and neuroinflammation including the role of signaling pathways linked to glutamate, glucocorticoids, estrogen, and Wnt protein in the modulation of pro-and anti-inflammatory genes associated to the transcription factor NF-kappaB.

Co-authors (340)

  • Jéssica Valadares
  • Sushil Middha
  • Regina Markus
  • João Victor Cabral-Costa

Recent publications

  • Activity-dependent neuronal Klotho enhances astrocytic aerobic glycolysis

    • Mazucanti C
    • Kawamoto E
    • Mattson M
    • et al.
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  • Editorial: Updates and new concepts in regulation of proinflammatory gene expression by steroid hormones

    • Glezer I
    • Scavone C
    • Avellar M
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Plos One

Academic Editor

2013 - Present

Professional experience


Universidade de São Paulo

July 2009 - Present


Department of Pharmacology

Universidade de São Paulo

March 1985 - March 1989(4 years)