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João Paulo Capela

  • PhD
  • Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal
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Research interests

Drug abuse neurotoxicitySynthetic CathinonesMethylphenidateAmphetamines

About

Expertise in neuronal cell culture and in vivo rodent models, as well as, biochemical determinations, immunocytochemical and molecular biology techniques.

Co-authors (55)

  • Luísa Maria Ferreira

Editorships

International Journal of Neuropsychopharmacology

Guest Editor

2011

Publications (5)

  • Methylphenidate effects in the young brain: friend or foe?

    • Loureiro-Vieira S
    • Costa V
    • de Lourdes Bastos M
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  • Neuronal Mitochondrial Trafficking Impairment: The Cause or a Consequence of Neuronal Dysfunction Caused by Amphetamine-Like Drugs

    • Barbosa D
    • Serrat R
    • Ferreira L
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  • The mixture of "ecstasy" and its metabolites impairs mitochondrial fusion/fission equilibrium and trafficking in hippocampal neurons, at in vivo relevant concentrations

    • Barbosa D
    • Serrat R
    • Mirra S
    • et al.
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    8Citations
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  • Pro-oxidant effects of Ecstasy and its metabolites in mouse brain synaptosomes

    • Barbosa D
    • Capela J
    • Oliveira J
    • et al.
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    35Citations
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  • Neurotoxicity mechanisms of thioether ecstasy metabolites

    • Capela J
    • Macedo C
    • Branco P
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    80Citations
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal

January 2007 - Present

Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy

Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal

September 2006 - August 2007(a year)

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal

February 2006 - July 2006(5 months)

Education history

2007 PhD in Toxicology

Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal

March 2003 - June 2007(4 years)

Pharmaceutical Sciences, PharmD

Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal

September 1996 - March 2002(6 years)