50 Years of the Graduate Program in Physiology Ribeirão Preto Medical School

O evento ocorreu de 1 a 22 de outubro de 2020, contando com especialistas, docentes e profissionais nacionais e internacionais.

O evento, que neste ano foi online, fez parte do 55º Congresso Anual da Sbfis e trouxe especialistas de todo o mundo. Por isso, sua inscrição deu direito a participar do Covian Symposium e outros três grandes eventos de Fisiologia.

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Thursday, October 1st

15:00 – 16:00

(Local Time)

On Line Opening Session

Chairs: Lucila Leico K. Elias and Luiz Carlos C. Navegantes (15’)


José Antunes Rodrigues, Ribeirão Preto Medical School (15h15-15h45 – Local Time)

50 years of the Graduate Program in Physiology: Looking  into the Future

On Line Discussion (15’) (15h45-16h – Local Time)


16:00 – 18:00

(Local Time)

Prenatal and neonatal programming and its impact on adult life

Chair: Lucila Leico K. Elias


Suzan Ozanne. University of Cambridge. UK. (8PM-8h30PM – UK Time)

Nutritional programming of Cardio-Metabolic Health: a Developing Problem


Egberto Moura. State University of Rio de Janeiro. Brazil (16h30-17h  – Local Time)

Neonatal Programming of Body Weight Regulation and Energetic Metabolism


Guiomar Nascimento Gomes. Federal University of São Paulo. Brazil. (17h-17h30 – Local Time)

Adversities in the intrauterine environment and renal morphofunctional changes.


On Line Discussion (30’) (9h30PM-10hPM – UK Time) (17h30-18h – Local Time)

Friday, October 9th

17:00 – 19:00

(Local Time)

Contemporary Cardiovascular Physiology

Chair: Rubens Fazan Júnior


Julian Paton. Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. The University of Auckland. New Zealand. (8hAM-8h30AM – Auckland Time)

How a physiologist might unite a nation to combat cardiovascular disease


Mark W Chapleau. University of Iowa. (3h30PM-4hPM – Iowa Time)

Breakthroughs in Understanding the Baroreceptor Reflex in Health and Disease

José Eduardo Krieger. University of São Paulo Medical School. Brazil (18h-18h30 – Local Time)

Genetics of Resistant Hypertension: The Missing Heritability and Opportunities


On Line Discussion (30’) (9h30AM-10hAM Auckland Time) (4h30PM-5hPM – Iowa Time) (18h30-19h – Local Time)

Thursday, October 15th

16:00 – 18:00

(Local Time)

Translational Physiology

Chair: João Paulo Camporez


Gerald Shulman. Yale School of Medicine. New Haven USA. (TBC) (3hPM – New Haven Time)

The Integrative Biology of Type 2 Diabetes

Ana Domingos. University of Oxford. (8h30PM-9hPM – Oxford Time)

Sympathetic Neuroimmunity for Obesity

Luiz Onuchic. University of São Paulo Medical School. Brazil

Molecular pathogenesis of pediatric steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome and adult collapsing glomerulopathy. (17h-17h30 – Local Time)

On Line Discussion (30’) (4h30PM-5hPM – New Haven Time) (9h30PM-10hPM – Oxford Time) (17h30-18h – Local Time)

18:00 – 18:30

(Local Time)

Coffee Break

18:30 – 20:30

(Local Time)


Chair: Luiz Carlos C. Navegantes


Sue C. Bodine. Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa. USA. (4h30PM-5hPM – Iowa Time)

Muscle-specific changes in protein metabolism with aging


Flávia Carvalho Alcantara Gomes. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Brazil. (19h-19h30 – Local Time)

Astrocyte Heterogeneity: Impact to Brain Aging and Disease


Rita C. Menegati. Dornelles. São Paulo State University (Unesp), School of Dentistry. Brazil. (19h30-20h – Local Time)

Bone quality changes associated with aging in females

On Line Discussion (30’) (6hPM-6h30PM – Iowa Time) (20h-20h30 – Local Time) 

Thursday, October 22rd

16:00 – 17:30

(Local Time)

Advanced tools in Physiology

Chair: Benedito Honório Machado


David Murphy. University of Bristol. UK. (8hPM-8h30 PM – Bristol Time)

Novel insights into hypothalamic regulation and function derived from transcriptomics

Maria de Fátima Leite. Federal University of Minas Gerais. Brazil (19h30-20h – Local Time)

Inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate Receptor in the Liver: Expression and Function

On Line Discussion (20’) (9hPM-9h30PM – Bristol Time)  (17h-17h30 – Local Time)

17:30 – 17:45

(Local Time)

Coffee Break


(Local Time)

Understanding biological complexity

Chair: Norberto Garcia Cairasco


Patrick Forcelli. Georgetown Universiy. USA. (4h45PM-5h15PM Georgetown Time)

Targeting subcortical circuits to control seizures with combined video-EEG and optogenetic tools


Antônio Carlos Roque Silva Filho. School of Philosophy, Sciences and Letters of Ribeirão Preto, University of São Paulo. Brazil. (18h15-18h45 – Local Time)

Computational modeling of cortical and thalamocortical mechanisms involved in alpha rhythm generation

Letícia de Oliveira. Federal Fluminense University. Brazil (18h45-19h15 – Local Time)

Decoding personality traits and vulnerability to mental disorders: an artificial intelligence approach

On Line Discussion (30’)  (6h15PM-6h45PM – Georgetown Time) (19h15-19h45 – Local Time)

19h45 – 20:00

(Local Time)

On Line Concluding Remarks (15’)