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Ana Charrua
Faculty of Medicine University of Porto

ICS 2023

Podium Short Oral Session 7 Applied Neuroscience 41 Stress-induced morphological and functional changes in the female rat insula. Refinement of non-bladder centric Painful Bladder Syndrome experimental models

ICS 2022

Open Discussion Session 34 Open Discussion ePosters 575 Refinement of stress models of BPS/IC-related to better reproduce urinary bladder changes and pain.

ICS 2020

Podium Short Oral Session 24 Sensory Function and Fibrosis 366 Is soluble VEGFR1 a putative biomarker and therapeutic target for BPS/IC?

ICS 2019

Podium Short Oral Session 21 Pain Mediators and Interventions 442 Early life stressful events induce chronic bladder pain in adulthood – involvement of TRPV1.

ICS 2018

Podium Session 14 Best Basic Science 258 Aging associated underactive bladder involves a decrease in urethral serotonin released by 5HT-expressing cells. An experimental study in rat.

Podium Session 14 Best Basic Science 263 Urethral serotonin stimulates an urethro-vesical reflex

Podium Short Oral Session 24 Basic Science: Overactive Bladder and Pain 461 Chronic stress increases plasmatic and urinary levels of NGF leading to increased bladder pain and bladder hyperactivity. Experimental study in the rat.

ICS 2017

Open Discussion Session 19 Open Discussion ePosters 2 349 Detrusor Underactivity caused by Bladder Outlet Obstruction is associated with a defect in the bladder afferent pathway

ICS 2016

Podium Short Oral Session 8 Systemic Models 166 Bladder pain induced in rats by chronic stress is mediated by prolonged stimulation of alpha 1A adrenoceptors.

ICS 2015

Podium Session 29 Nerves and Bladder Sensations 444 Bladder pain in BPS/IC may result from an exaggerated response of TRPV1 and enhanced urothelial ATP release induced by chronic adrenergic overactivity

Podium Session 29 Nerves and Bladder Sensations 445 Fatty acid amide hydrolase inhibitor improves function of inflamed bladders by simultaneous modulation of anandamide and palmitolylethanolamide levels.

ICS 2013

Non Discussion Poster Session 34 361 FAAH inhibition reverses bladder reflex activity and reduces bladder hyperalgesia induced by cystitis through a CB1-mediated mechanism.

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Ana Charrua

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Profession:Research Scientist
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I am a translational scientist in the field of neurourology at the FMUP, Portugal.

Ana Charrua declared on the Thursday 8th June 2023 that they did not have any existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations to disclose (NONE).