Silmara Marques Allegretti

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Cargo: Professor Doutor I

PhD, University of Campinas

Dep. BIOLOGIA ANIMAL, IB, Unicamp, Campinas, SP


  • Biomedical

Research lines

  • Parasites and environmental health

Personal presentation

graduation at Ciências Biológicas from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Campinas (1987), master's at Parasitology from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1991) and doctorate at Parasitology from Universidade Estadual de Campinas (1994). Has experience in Parasitology, focusing on Human Helminthology, acting on the following subjects: schistosoma mansoni, praziquantel, parasitologia, biomphalaria glabrata and phyllanthus amarus.

Research activities

We work with 3 main research topics in the Field of parasitic diseases caused by helmintic parasites (emphasis on Schistosoma mansoni, Strongyloides stercoralis e Angiostrongylus cantonensis and their vectors): -Research of new drugs for treatment of helminthiasis; -Study of wild and domestic animals parasitic diseases; -Proteomic studies of helminthes and/or their vectors.

Teaching activities

Parasitology Professor for graduate courses (Biological sciences, Nursing, Food Engineering, Pharmacological sciences and Medicine) and post-graduate courses (Animal Biology and ProfBio) at UNICAMP.

Selected Publications

Oliveira R.N.; Santos, K. R.; Mendes, T. M. F.; Garcia, V. L.; Oliveira, A. S. S.; Jeraldo, V. L. S.; allegretti, S.M.; Sesquiterpenes evaluation on Schistosoma mansoni: Survival, Excretory System and 2 Membrane Integrity. BIOMEDICINE & PHARMACOTHERAPY, v.90, p. 813-820, 2017 [ doi:10.1016/j.biopha.2017.04.058 ]

Corrêa, Sheila De A. P.; De Oliveira, Rosimeire N.; Mendes, Tiago M. F.; Dos Santos, Karina Rodrigues; Boaventura, Sinésio; Garcia, Vera Lúcia; Jeraldo, Verónica De L. S.; allegretti, silmara M.; In vitro and in vivo evaluation of six artemisinin derivatives against Schistosoma mansoni. PARASITOLOGY RESEARCH, v.1, p. 1-12, 2019 [ doi:10.1007/s00436-018-6188-9 ]

Teodoro, Anna Karollina Menezes; Cutolo, André Antonio; Motoie, Gabriela; Da Silva Meira-strejevitch, Cristina; Pereira-chioccola, Vera Lucia; Mendes, Tiago Manuel Fernandes; allegretti, silmara Marques; Gastrointestinal, skin and blood parasites in Didelphis spp. from urban and sylvatic areas in São Paulo state, Brazil. VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY: REGIONAL STUDIES AND REPORTS, v.-, p. 100286--, 2019 [ doi:10.1016/j.vprsr.2019.100286 ]

Mendes, T. M. F.; Carrilho, E.; Afonso, A.; Galinaro, C. A.; Cabral, F. J.; allegretti, S. M.; Proteomic, metabolic and immunological changes in Biomphalaria glabrata infected with Schistosoma mansoni. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR PARASITOLOGY, v.1, p. 1-26, 2019 [ doi:10.1016/j.ijpara.2019.08.001 ]

Mendes, Tiago M.F.; Carrilho, Emanuel; Galinaro, Carlos A.; Cabral, Fernanda J.; allegretti, silmara M.; Biomphalaria glabrata infected with Angiostrongylus cantonensis: proteomic changes in the snail host. ACTA TROPICA, v.212, p. 105684-, 2020 [ doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2020.105684 ]