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Viviana Paz Montecinos Acuña

Assistant Professor

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


During the last three I focused on understanding the mechanisms that drive the increased angiogenesis associated with two fibroproliferative diseases: benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and Prostate Cancer (CaP).

Educación

  •  Biological Sciences, UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION. Chile, 2006
  •  Physiological Sciences, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 2001
  •  Nutricionist, PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE. Chile, 1996

Experiencia Académica

  •   Academic Full Time

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Medicine

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - A la fecha

  •   Research Fellow Full Time

    Roswell Park Cancer Institute

    Buffalo, Estados Unidos

    2006 - 2009

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Research Fellow Full Time

    Roswell Park Cancer Institute

    Buffalo, Estados Unidos

    2006 - A la fecha

  •   Assistant Professor Full Time

    Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2011 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


Thesis advisor

2010- 2012 Javier Cerda Infante., Biochemistry: Impact stromal VEGF-A in in vitro angiogenesis of human invasive prostate cancer

2012- Present Consuelo Zumarán Castagnoli., Biochemistry: Potential role of mesenchymal stem cells within tissue microenvironment in the progression of prostate cancer

2013 Paola Conejeros Mora., Biochemistry: Role of VEGF-A in reactive stroma generation in human prostate cancer

2013 Romina Coronado Monsalves., Biochemistry: Contribution of human prostate stroma in tumor angiogenesis in hormone sensitive prostate cancer


Difusión y Transferencia


N/A


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Prostate Cancer Training Award-Postdoctoral.

    Department of Defense

    Estados Unidos, 2008

    Prostate Cancer Training Award-Postdoctoral.


 

Article (16)

Association of a single-nucleotide polymorphism from chromosome 17q12 with the aggressiveness of prostate cancer in a Hispanic population
Association of RNASEL and 8q24 variants with the presence and aggressiveness of hereditary and sporadic prostate cancer in a hispanic population
Dynamic expression of the sodium-vitamin C co-transporters, SVCT1 and SVCT2, during perinatal kidney development
Altered corepressor SMRT expression and recruitment to target genes as a mechanism that change the response to androgens in prostate cancer progression
Bone Marrow Stromal Cells Modulate Mouse ENT1 Activity and Protect Leukemia Cells from Cytarabine Induced Apoptosis
Primary Xenografts of Human Prostate Tissue as a Model to Study Angiogenesis Induced by Reactive Stroma
Androgen deprivation induces rapid involution and recovery of human prostate vasculature
Biochemical characterization of nuclear receptors for vitamin D-3 and glucocorticoids in prostate stroma cell microenvironment
ABCG2-mediated DyeCycle Violet efflux defined side population in benign and malignant prostate
Androgen Receptor Is Causally Involved in the Homeostasis of the Human Prostate Endothelial Cell
Mechanistic insights and functional determinants of the transport cycle of the ascorbic acid transporter SVCT2
Vitamin C is an essential antioxidant that enhances survival of oxidatively stressed human vascular endothelial cells in the presence of a vast molar excess of glutathione
A CYTOSOLIC SOURCE OF CALCIUM UNVEILED BY HYDROGEN PEROXIDE WITH RELEVANCE FOR EPITHELIAL CELL DEATH
Recycling of vitamin C by a bystander effect
Elevated expression of glucose transporter-1 in hypothalamic ependymal cells not involved in the formation of the brain-cerebrospinal fluid barrier
Regulation of adenosine transport by D-glucose in human fetal endothelial cells: involvement of nitric oxide, protein kinase C and mitogen-activated protein kinase

Abstract (3)

Diabetes-induced L-arginine transport is mediated by mitogen-activated protein kinases and nitric oxide in human fetal endothelial cells
Gestational diabetes-induced nitrobenzylthioinosine-sensitive adenosine transport in human umbilical artery smooth muscle cells
Inhibition of adenosine transport involves nitric oxide and mitogen-activated protein kinase in human fetal endothelium from diabetic pregnancy

Proyecto (1)

Preclinical platform of xenograft models of metastatic human tissues for evaluating anticancer drug sensitivity.

Review (1)

Role of androgen and vitamin D receptors in endothelial cells from benign and malignant human prostate
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Viviana Montecinos

Assistant Professor

Hematology Oncology

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

8
CORALIA RIVAS

Associated Professor

Pathophysiology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

CONCEPCION, Chile

7
Alejandro Godoy

Associate Professor

Centro de Biología Celular y Biomedicina

Universidad San Sebastián

Santiago, Chile

6
Sergio Onate

Associate Professor

Medical Specialties

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION, DEPARTAMENTO FISIOPATOLOGIA

concepcion, Chile

6
Paula Sotomayor

Investigador

Medicina

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

6
Juan Vera

Full professor

Pathophysiology

University of Concepcion

Concepción, Chile

3
Juan Carcamo

Profesor Titular

Instituto de Bioquímica y Microbiología

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

3
Luis Aguayo

Full Professor

Department of Physiology

Universidad de Concepcion

Concepcion, Chile

3
FRANCISCO NUALART

Full Professor and Scientific Director

Cellular Biology and Center for Advanced Microscopy CMA BIO-BIO

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

2
Lorena Mardones

ASSOCIATED PROFESSOR

BASIC SCIENCES AND MORPHOLOGY

UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE LA SANTISIMA CONCEPCION

CONCEPCION, Chile

2
Verónica Torres

Coordinador Academico

Ciencias Químicas y biológicas

Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins

Santiago , Chile

2
MARCELO VILLAGRAN

Profesor asociado

Departamento de Ciencias Básicas

Universidad Catolica de la Santísima Concepción

Concepcion, Chile

2
Javier Cerda Infante

Graduate Student

Biología Celular y Molecular

Pontifica Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
María García

Profesor Titular

Biología Celular

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile

1
Luis Barros

Principal Research

Laboratorio Biología Molecular

CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS CIENTÍFICOS

Valdivia, Chile

1
Ignacio San Francisco

URÓLOGO, PROFESOR ASOCIADO

UROLOGÍA

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE MEDICINA, DEPARTAMENTO DE ANATOMÍA PATOLÓGICA

Santiago, Chile

1
PAULA GUZMÁN

Profesional Bioquímico

Laboratorio Clínico

Hospital Clínico Regional de Concepción Guillermo Grant Benavente

Concepción, Chile

1
LUIS SOBREVIA

Professor

Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
JUAN PABLO HENRIQUEZ

Associate Professor

Cell Biology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS BIOLÓGICAS, DEPARTAMENTO DE BIOLOGÍA CELULAR

Concepción, Chile

1
Alejandro Hidalgo

Associate Professor

Escuela de Química y Farmacia

Universidad Andres Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
Felipe Zuñiga

Profesor Asistente

Bioquimica Clinica e Inmunologia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Valeska Ormazabal

Profesor asistente

Farmacología

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Alejandro Reyes

Profesor Titular

Instituto de Bioquímica y Microbiología

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Maria Bono

Profesor titular

Biologia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Roa

Chair

Pathology

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

santiago, Chile

1
Bruno Nervi

Associated Professor

Hematology - Oncology

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Alexis Kalergis

Full Professor

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE. FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS BIOLÓGICAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Romina Bertinat

Investigador asociado

Centro de Microscopía Avanzada, CMA BIO BIO

Universidad de Concepcion

Concepción, Chile

1
Alejandro Yanez

Full professor

Faculty of Science

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

1
Pedro Cisternas

Investigador Asociado

Biología Celular

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Juan Tapia

Profesor

UNIVERSIDAD DE TALCA

Talca, Chile

1
Marcelo Bustamante

Director

Basisc Sciences

UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE LA SANTÍSIMA CONCEPCIÓN

CONCEPCIÓN, Chile

1
Brigitte van Zundert

Full Professor

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRÉS BELLO, CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES BIOMÉDICAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Gustavo Moraga

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Fisiología

Universidad De Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Patricia Macanas

Profesor Asistente Adjunto

Hematology Oncology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

223543432, Chile

1
ERICK RIQUELME

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

ENFERMEDADES RESPIRATORIAS

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Maria Escobar

Postdoctorado

Biología Molecular Vegetal

Universidad de Chile

Santiago , Chile

1
Carola Muñoz

Profesor Asistente

Fisiología

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCION

Concepcion, Chile

1
Carlos Flores

Researcher

Biology Lab

CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS CIENTÍFICOS (CECS)

Valdivia, Chile

1
Claudio Aguayo

Profesor Asociado

Bioquimica Clinica e Inmunologia

UNIVERSIDAD DE CONCEPCIÓN

Concepción, Chile