Allan Kardec Alencar | Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2016.
Research Interests: Cardiovascular physiology, molecular biology and pharmacology focusing on development of novel drug candidates and discovery of new biomolecular targets for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Ultrasonic pulse echo imaging to diagnose heart diseases. Ultrasound and contrast-enhanced photoacoustic imaging systems, functional and molecular photoacoustic imaging and the evaluation of photoacoustic and ultrasound contrast agents. Functional and molecular environment during compromised pregnancies which lead to the development of birth defects.