• School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, Aston Triangle

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Personal profile

    Biography

    Dr Usmari Moraes has years of experience in the field of redox biochemistry and metabolic dysregulation in neurodegeneration. With previous work showing the metabolic changes in type 2 diabetes involved in Alzheimer's development, her research now focuses on understanding signaling mechanisms surrounding thrombus formation and Parkinson's disease. 

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    Biochemical Society - Early Career Member (2021 - Current)

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, Metabolic dysregulation and the role of the BCAT protein - implications for type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease, University of the West of England

    20182023

    BSc, Distribution of the BCATm, BCKDH E1a and GDH in the human brain and their role in neurometabolism, University of the West of England

    20132017

    Keywords

    • QP Physiology
    • Thrombosis
    • Parkinson's disease
    • Platelets
    • Endothelial cells
    • Neuroinflammation
    • Alzheimer's disease
    • Metabolic syndrome
    • Neurodegeneration
    • Redox Biochemistry