Laboratory of Cellular Immunology
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Ilha do Fundão-Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Janaina Fernandes is Adjunct Professor of the Institute of Biophysics at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro She has received a PhD in Biophysics from the Institute Biophysics Carlos Chagas Filho Federal University of Rio de Janeiro 2001 to 2005. Received the Carlos Chagas Filho Awards 2008. She is serving as reviewer for the Lung Journal New York and as reviewer for research grant application for the Brazilian Health System Brazilian Health Ministery and as Editorial board Member for the Journal of Cancer Science Therapy JCST and Journal of Bioanalysis Biomedicine. She is author and coauthor of international patents and articles on medicinal chemistry mostly in natural products research.
The discovery of new anti-tumoral agents from Brazilian medicinal plants,
Development of anti-MDR drugs and identification of intracellular targets and studies of anti-metastatic effects in vivo.