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Denise Pires de Carvalho
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Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Thyroid Pathophysiology
Denise P. Carvalho is a Full Professor in Endocrine Physiology and the Rector of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. She has been elected the President of the Latin American Thyroid Society (2015-2017), the past President of the Brazilian Thyroid Department of the Brazilian Endocrine Society (2004-2006), and the past Director of Carlos Chagas Filho Institute of Biophysics (2010-2013). She was a member of the editorial board of Endocrinology (2003-2009), senior editor of Endocrine Connections (2015-2019) and a PlosOne Academic Editor. Nowadays, she acts as a reviewer of more than 20 international journals, and evaluated international research grants submitted to the ta Op Tegen Kanker 2014 Dream Team Translational Cancer Research Grant, from the American Association for Cancer Research and for the Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (FNRS).
Dr. Carvalho has published more than 150 articles in the thyroid field and endocrine disruptors, mainly focused on the mechanisms of iodination reaction and thyroid hormone biosynthesis. She has studied the relation between thyroglobulin iodination and its hormonal contents, thyroperoxidase activity in thyroid lesions and has participated on the biochemical characterization of hydrogen peroxide generation by DuOx in the human thyroid gland. Her group has published outstanding papers on DuOx regulation by iodide and its role in thyroid hormone biosynthesis. She has been the mentor of 31 PhD and 29 MSc students and has written 6 book chapters.

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Date Time Hall Session Role Theme
2020-12-18 14:00-14:40 Room 1

Plenary 6

Speaker Thyroid Disruption: Past, Present and Future