Ana Claudia Amaral
Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Dept of Neurology

My research focuses on studying some long-lasting effects of prenatal protein malnutrition on the adult rat brain. I am particularly interested in identifying anatomical, functional, and epigenetic modifications that could underlie the attention-deficit phenotype observed in adult rats that were malnourished in utero.

Research Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital

Pre-Doctoral Trainee (previously held)
Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences
Anatomy & Neurobiology

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  1. Eftekharzadeh B, Daigle JG, Kapinos LE, Coyne A, Schiantarelli J, Carlomagno Y, Cook C, Miller SJ, Dujardin S, Amaral AS, Grima JC, Bennett RE, Tepper K, DeTure M, Vanderburgh CR, Corjuc BT, DeVos SL, Gonzalez JA, Chew J, Vidensky S, Gage FH, Mertens J, Troncoso J, Mandelkow E, Salvatella X, Lim RYH, Petrucelli L, Wegmann S, Rothstein JD, Hyman BT. Tau Protein Disrupts Nucleocytoplasmic Transport in Alzheimer's Disease. Neuron. 2018 Sep 05; 99(5):925-940.e7. PMID: 30189209.
  2. Wegmann S, Bennett RE, Amaral AS, Hyman BT. Studying tau protein propagation and pathology in the mouse brain using adeno-associated viruses. Methods Cell Biol. 2017; 141:307-322. PMID: 28882310.
  3. Amaral AC, Jakovcevski M, McGaughy JA, Calderwood SK, Mokler DJ, Rushmore RJ, Galler JR, Akbarian SA, Rosene DL. Prenatal protein malnutrition decreases KCNJ3 and 2DG activity in rat prefrontal cortex. Neuroscience. 2015 Feb 12; 286:79-86.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25446346; PMCID: PMC4298467; DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2014.11.005;.

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