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Graca Almeida-Porada, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Graca Almeida-Porada, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-1630 | Department: 336-713-1630

Email: galmeida@wakehealth.edu

Additional Languages

Portuguese

Education & Training

  • M.D., University of Porto Faculty of Medicine-Portugal , 1985
  • Ph.D., University of Porto Faculty of Medicine-Portugal , 1994

Memberships

  • Am Assn Of Blood Banks
  • Am Federation Of Clinical Rese
  • Am Soc Of Hematology
Graca Almeida-Porada, M.D., Ph.D.

Graca Almeida-Porada, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Comprehensive Cancer Center

Research Interests

biotechnology, cell growth, differentiation,d, diabetes, engineering/bioengineering, neurosciences/behavior, rare diseases, transplantation

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-1630 | Department: 336-713-1630

Email: galmeida@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Soland MA, Keyes LR, Bayne R, Moon J, Porada CD, St Jeor S, Almeida-Porada G. Perivascular stromal cells as a potential reservoir of human cytomegalovirus. Am J Transplant. 2014;14(4):820-830.

da Silva CL, Andrade PZ, Soure AM, Santos FD, Almeida-Porada G, Cabral JS. Stem cell engineering towards the optimization of the ex-vivo expansion of human hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells for cellular therapies [abstract]. Cytotherapy. 2014;16(4 Suppl):S60.

Sanada C, Kuo CJ, Colletti EJ, Soland M, Mokhtari S, Knovich MA, Owen J, Zanjani ED, Porada CD, Almeida-Porada G. Mesenchymal stem cells contribute to endogenous FVIII:c production. J Cell Physiol. 2013;228(5):1010-1016.

Soland MA, Bego M, Colletti E, Zanjani ED, St Jeor S, Porada CD, Almeida-Porada G. Mesenchymal stem cells engineered to inhibit complement-mediated damage. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e60461.



Colletti E, El Shabrawy D, Soland M, Yamagami T, Mokhtari S, Osborne C, Schlauch K, Zanjani ED, Porada CD, Almeida-Porada G. EphB2 isolates a human marrow stromal cell subpopulation with enhanced ability to contribute to the resident intestinal cellular pool. FASEB J. 2013;27(6):2111-2121.

Kuo C-J, Mokhtari S, Soland M, Soker S, Yoo J, Owen J, Knovich MA, Atala A, Almeida-Porada G, Porada C. Amniotic fluid stem cells for the treatment of hemophilia A [abstract]. Mol Ther. 2013;21(Suppl 1):S96-S97.

Almeida-Porada G, Soland M, Boura J, Porada CD. Regenerative medicine: prospects for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. Regen Med. 2013;8(5):631-644.

Tellez J, Van Vliet K, Tseng YS, Finn JD, Tschernia N, Almeida-Porada G, Arruda VR, Agbandje-McKenna M, Porada CD. Characterization of naturally-occurring humoral immunity to AAV in sheep. PLoS One. 2013;8(9):e75142.

Porada CD, Stem C, Almeida-Porada G. Gene therapy: the promise of a permanent cure [invited commentary]. N C Med J. 2013;74(6):526-529.


Tellez J, Van Vliet K, Tseng Y-s, Finn J, Tschernia N, Almeida-Porada G, Arruda V, Agbandje-McKenna M, Porada C. Characterization of naturally-occurring humoral immunity to AAV in sheep [abstract]. Mol Ther. 2012;20(Suppl 1):S101.

Soland MA, Bego MG, Colletti E, Porada CD, Zanjani ED, St Jeor S, Almeida-Porada G. Modulation of human mesenchymal stem cell immunogenicity through forced expression of human cytomegalovirus US proteins. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(5):e36163.

Wood JA, Colletti E, Mead LE, Ingram D, Porada CD, Zanjani ED, Yoder MC, Almeida-Porada G. Distinct contribution of human cord blood-derived endothelial colony forming cells to liver and gut in a fetal sheep model. Hepatology. 2012;56(3):1086-1096.

Porada CD, Almeida-Porada G. Treatment of hemophilia A in utero and postnatally using sheep as a model for cell and gene delivery. J Genet Syndr Gene Ther. 2012;Suppl 1():011.

Zakas PM, Gangadharan B, Almeida-Porada G, Porada CD, Spencer HT, Doering CB. Development and characterization of recombinant ovine coagulation factor VIII. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49481.

Mokhtari S, Colletti E, Porada CD, Almeida-Porada G. Origin and characterization of CD166+ cells during human marrow ontogeny [abstract]. Blood. 2012;120(21):1252.

Soland M, Keyes L, Porada CD, St Jeor S, Almeida-Porada G. Niche perivascular stromal cells as a potential reservoir and a source of HCMV reactivation [abstract]. Blood. 2012;120(21):3464.

Andrade PZ, da Silva CL, dos Santos F, Almeida-Porada G, Cabral JMS. Initial CD34+ cell-enrichment of cord blood determines hematopoietic stem/progenitor cell yield upon ex vivo expansion. J Cell Biochem. 2011;112(7):1822-1831.

Porada CD, Sanada C, Kuo C-J, Colletti E, Moot R, Doering C, Spencer HT, Almeida-Porada G. Postnatal transplantation of FVIII-expressing MSC phenotypically corrects hemophilia A [abstract]. Mol Ther. 2011;19(7):1364.

Cary LH, Almeida-Porada G, Noutai D, Ngudiankama BF, Whitnall MH. Endothelial cells modulate hematopoietic cell recovery after mixed field irradiation [abstract]. Exp Hematol. 2011;39(8 Suppl 1):S66.

Porada CD, Sanada C, Kuo C-J, Colletti E, Mandeville W, Hasenau J, Zanjani ED, Moot R, Doering C, Spencer HT, Almeida-Porada G. Phenotypic correction of hemophilia A in sheep by postnatal intraperitoneal transplantation of FVIII-expressing MSC. Exp Hematol. 2011;39(12):1124-1135.

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Graca Almeida-Porada, M.D., Ph.D.

Graca Almeida-Porada, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Comprehensive Cancer Center

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