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Natalia Lima Machado, Ph.D.

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Federal University of Minas Gerais, BrazilPhD 11/2016Physiology
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School , USAPostdoctoral FellowNANeuroscience
2020 - 2021
SRSF Career Development Award
2020 - 2022
BIDMC UiM Fellow and Jr. Faculty Research Development Award
2021 - 2022
BNORC Pilot & Feasibility

Overview
My research focuses on the central mechanisms underlying the regulation of physiological and behavioral responses induced by diverse stressors. I use genetic-driven neural manipulation methods to elucidate and disrupt the neural circuits recruited during immune challenges, food deprivation or psychogenic stress. I also apply these innovative approaches to map out the brain circuitries and identify genetic markers linked to specific groups of neurons that control thermoregulatory, autonomic, metabolic, or behavioral responses. My overall research aims to reveal whether and how modulation of body temperature can be used for therapeutic purposes.

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  1. P30-DK040561 (Natalia Machado) Aug 1, 2023 - Jul 31, 2024
    NORCH - NIDDK
    Identification of preoptic neurons that control energy expenditure
  2. MF2204-0255 (Natalia Machado) Oct 17, 2022 - Oct 16, 2025
    Mathers Foundation
    The Potential Benefits of Deep Hypothermia After Ischemic Stroke

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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.