Marco Antonio Peliky Fontes


Affiliation: Belo Horizonte
Country: Brazil


  1. Oscar C, Müller Ribeiro F, de Castro L, Martins Lima A, Campagnole Santos M, Santos R, et al. Angiotensin-(1-7) in the basolateral amygdala attenuates the cardiovascular response evoked by acute emotional stress. Brain Res. 2015;1594:183-9 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings indicate that Ang-(1-7) can act in the BLA through the Mas receptors modulating the cardiovascular response evoked by emotional stress. ..
  2. Vaz G, Bahia A, de Figueiredo Müller Ribeiro F, Xavier C, Patel K, Santos R, et al. Cardiovascular and behavioral effects produced by administration of liposome-entrapped GABA into the rat central nervous system. Neuroscience. 2015;285:60-9 pubmed publisher
    ..028) compared with GS and EL groups. These results indicate that liposome-entrapped GABA can be a potential tool for exploring the chronic effects of GABA in specific regions and pathways of the central nervous system. ..
  3. Fontes M, Martins Lima A, Santos R. Brain angiotensin-(1-7)/Mas axis: A new target to reduce the cardiovascular risk to emotional stress. Neuropeptides. 2016;56:9-17 pubmed publisher
    ..The present review focuses on angiotensin-(1-7)/Mas axis as a promising target to attenuate the physiological response to emotional stress reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases. ..
  4. Fontes M, Vaz G, Cardoso T, de Oliveira M, Campagnole Santos M, dos Santos R, et al. GABA-containing liposomes: neuroscience applications and translational perspectives for targeting neurological diseases. Nanomedicine. 2018;14:781-788 pubmed publisher
    ..Directions for future research regarding the efficacy and practical use of GABA-containing liposomes for extended periods of time as well as understanding and targeting neurological conditions are discussed. ..
  5. Fontes M, Xavier C, de Menezes R, DiMicco J. The dorsomedial hypothalamus and the central pathways involved in the cardiovascular response to emotional stress. Neuroscience. 2011;184:64-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The present review will focus specifically on the dorsomedial hypothalamus, a brain region now known to play a primary role in the synaptic integration underlying the cardiovascular response to emotional stress. ..
  6. Fontes M, Filho M, Santos Machado N, de Paula C, Souza Cordeiro L, Xavier C, et al. Asymmetric sympathetic output: The dorsomedial hypothalamus as a potential link between emotional stress and cardiac arrhythmias. Auton Neurosci. 2017;207:22-27 pubmed publisher
    ..In this short review, we will discuss related findings in humans and animals, aiming to understand the neurogenic background for the origin of emotional stress-induced cardiac arrhythmias. ..