BJRP 2010 Project awarded

BSJRP – JRP Call 2010-2012 – Projects awarded



 Title of the project




Swiss PI


INCT Coordinator


Brazilian PI

BJRP 011001 Impact of lifestyle and ageing on brain function via their effects on neuroenergetics : role of brain monocarboxylate transporters  N Prof. Luc PELLERIN
Physiology Department
UNI Lausanne
Dr Diogo Onofre Gomes DE SOUZA
Departamento de Bioquimica ICBS
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul UFRGS
Dr Diogo Onofre Gomes DE SOUZA
BJRP 011002 Perturbations of corticostriatal activity in α-synecluin mammalian models of Parkinson’s disease: treatment by dorsal column stimulation  N Prof. Patrick AEBISCHER
Neurodegenerative Studies Laboratory LEN
EPF Lausanne
Prof. Miguel A.L. NICOLELIS
INCT for Brain Machine Interface
Prof. Miguel Angelo Laporta NICOLELIS
BJRP 011003 Glutathione / Redox dysregulation : towards a biomaker profile for early intervention in psychosis, a Brazil – Swiss consortium (BRASWISZ)  N Dr Kim DO
Center for Psychiatric Neuroscience  Department of Psychiatry
Lausanne University Hospital CHUV
Dr Marco Aurelio ROMANO-SILVA
Laboratorio de Neurociencia
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais UFMG
Dr Marco Aurelio ROMANO-SILVA
BJRP 011004 Super-resolution imaging of dendritic spine alterations induced by soluble oligomers od the betaamyloid peptide  N Prof. Suliana MANLEY
Laboratory of Experimental Biophysics LEB
EPF Lausanne
Departamento de Neurologia 
Universidade Federal de Sao Paulo UNIFESP
Instituto de Bioquimica Medica Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro UFRJ
BJRP 011005 Fuels production by Biomass (ALGAE) Gasification using Solar Energy  E Prof. Aldo STEINFELD
Institute of Energy Technology
ETH Zürich

Prof. Dr Claudio A Oller do NASCIMENTO 

Escola Politecnica  Universidade de Sao Paulo USP

Prof. Dr Claudio A Oller do NASCIMENTO
BJRP 011006 A modeling framework to explore the environnmental fate and health impacts of persistent organic chemicals in the Madeira River basin  En Prof. Konrad HUNGERBÜHLER 
Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering
Safety and Environmental Technology Group 
ETH Zürich

Dr George Alexandre DOS REIS 

Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho  Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro UFRJ


Dr Joao Paulo Machado TORRES UFRJ

BJRP 011007 Impact of vecto-deriver components on the innate immune responses to Laishmania, a Brazilian Swiss collaborative research project on a neglected infectious disease  H Prof. Fabienne TACCHINI-COTTIER
Department of Bio Chemistry
UNI Lausanne
Dr Jorge Elias Kalil FILHO Laboratorio de Imunologia Faculdade de Medicina  Universidade de São Paulo USP
Dr Aldina Maria Prado BARRAL
Universidade Federal da Bahia UFBA
BJRP 011008 Spatio-temporal dynamics, risk factors and burden estimates of Neglected Tropical diseases in Brazil  H PD Dr Penelope VOUNATSOU
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
UNI Basel

Prof. Edgar Marcelino de CARVALHO FILHO 

Serviço de Imunologia Hospital Universitario Professor Edgar Santos  Universidade Federal da Bahia UFBA

Prof Edgar Marcelino de CARVALHO FILHO
BJRP 011009 Switzerland-Brazil collaborative project to reduce carotid plaque formation and vulnerability : participation of inflammatory factors (angiotensins, endocannabinoids, CRP and visfatin) and novel therapies  H Prof. Nikos STERGIOPULOS
Hemodynamics and Cardiovascular Technology Laboratory  LHTC
EPF Lausanne
 & Prof, François MACH
UNI Genève

Prof. Robson Augusto Souza DOS SANTOS 

Dept. Fisiologia e Biofisica-ICB  Universidade Federal das Minas Gerais UFMG

Prof. Jorge KALIL
Heart Institute Clinics Hospital,
Incor USP
BJRP 011010 Modeling and simulation of the Human Cardiovascular system with application to the diagnosis, treatment and surgical planning of cardiovascular diseases  H Prof. Alfio QUARTERONI
Chair of modeling and scientific computing CMCS
EPF Lausanne

Dr Raul A. FEIJOO 

National Institute for Science and Technology in Medecine assisted by Scientific computing  LNCC – MCT INCT MACC

Dr Pablo Javier BLANCO