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Biography

Dr Barbara R Cardoso is a nutritional biochemist with a Masters and a PhD from the University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) and international experience attained from research appointments in Brazil and Spain. She has developed breakthrough studies that combine her skills in nutrition, clinical trials, analytical chemistry, proteomics and molecular biology to unravel the biochemistry of selenium and its implications in age-associated cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. She has also interest in investigating the intake of nuts as a dietary strategy to slow age-associated cognitive decline.   

Education/Academic qualification

Science / Nutrition, PhD, Universidade de Sao Paulo

Nutrition, Bachelor degree, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina

Human Applied Nutrition, Master's, Universidade de Sao Paulo

Clinical nutrition, Post-graduate course, Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul

External positions

Honorary Appointment, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Research area keywords

  • selenium
  • age-associated cognitive decline
  • dementia
  • minerals
  • Micronutrient

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Research Output 2010 2019

Supranutritional Sodium Selenate Supplementation Delivers Selenium to the Central Nervous System: Results from a Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial in Alzheimer’s Disease

Cardoso, B. R., Roberts, B. R., Malpas, C. B., Vivash, L., Genc, S., Saling, M. M., Desmond, P., Steward, C., Hicks, R. J., Callahan, J., Brodtmann, A., Collins, S., Macfarlane, S., Corcoran, N. M., Hovens, C. M., Velakoulis, D., O’Brien, T. J., Hare, D. J. & Bush, A. I., 15 Jan 2019, In : Neurotherapeutics. 16, 1, p. 192-202 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Importance and management of micronutrient deficiencies in patients with Alzheimer's disease

Cardoso, B. R., Cominetti, C. & Cozzolino, S. M. F., 9 May 2013, In : Clinical Interventions in Aging. 8, p. 531-542 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Glutathione peroxidase 1 pro198leu polymorphism in Brazilian Alzheimer's disease patients: Relations to the enzyme activity and to selenium status

Cardoso, B. R., Ong, T. P., Jacob-Filho, W., Jaluul, O., Freitas, M. I. D. V., Cominetti, C. & Cozzolino, S. M. F., 1 Sep 2012, In : Journal of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics. 5, 2, p. 72-80 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Nutritional status of selenium in Alzheimer's disease patients

Cardoso, B. R., Ong, T. P., Jacob-Filho, W., Jaluul, O., Freitas, M. I. D. Á. & Cozzolino, S. M. F., 1 Mar 2010, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 103, 6, p. 803-806 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Nutritional status of zinc in children with down syndrome

Lima, A. S., Cardoso, B. R. & Cozzolino, S. F., 1 Jan 2010, In : Biological Trace Element Research. 133, 1, p. 20-28 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Fellowship

Barbara Cardoso (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Competitive Fellowships

CASS Foundation Travel Award

Barbara Cardoso (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Florey Postdoc Association Training Award

Barbara Cardoso (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Lightening Talks

Barbara Cardoso (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Masters Fellowship

Barbara Cardoso (Recipient), 2007

Prize: Competitive Fellowships