Joana Almaca

Research Assistant Professor

  • 576 Citations

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  • Research Output

    • 576 Citations
    • 21 Article
    • 1 Comment/debate
    • 1 Review article

    Islet pericytes convert into profibrotic myofibroblasts in a mouse model of islet vascular fibrosis

    Mateus Gonçalves, L., Pereira, E., Werneck de Castro, J. P., Bernal-Mizrachi, E. & Almaça, J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Diabetologia.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Pancreas tissue slices from organ donors enable in situ analysis of type 1 diabetes pathogenesis

    Panzer, J. K., Hiller, H., Cohrs, C. M., Almaça, J., Enos, S. J., Beery, M., Cechin, S., Drotar, D. M., Weitz, J. R., Santini, J., Huber, M. K., Qadir, M. M. F., Pastori, R. L., Domínguez-Bendala, J., Phelps, E. A., Atkinson, M. A., Pugliese, A., Caicedo, A., Kusmartseva, I. & Speier, S., Apr 23 2020, In : JCI Insight. 5, 8, e134525.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Secretory Functions of Macrophages in the Human Pancreatic Islet Are Regulated by Endogenous Purinergic Signaling

    Weitz, J. R., Jacques-Silva, C., Qadir, M. M. F., Umland, O., Pereira, E., Qureshi, F., Tamayo, A., Dominguez-Bendala, J., Rodriguez-Diaz, R., Almaça, J. & Caicedo, A., Jun 1 2020, In : Diabetes. 69, 6, p. 1206-1218 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Mechanism and effects of pulsatile GABA secretion from cytosolic pools in the human beta cell

    Menegaz, D., Hagan, D. W., Almaça, J., Cianciaruso, C., Rodriguez-Diaz, R., Molina, J., Dolan, R. M., Becker, M. W., Schwalie, P. C., Nano, R., Lebreton, F., Kang, C., Sah, R., Gaisano, H. Y., Berggren, P-O. Y., Baekkeskov, S., Caicedo, A. & Phelps, E. A., Nov 1 2019, In : Nature Metabolism. 1, 11, p. 1110-1126 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Scopus citations

    Mouse pancreatic islet macrophages use locally released ATP to monitor beta cell activity

    Weitz, J. R., Makhmutova, M., Almaça, J., Stertmann, J., Aamodt, K., Brissova, M., Speier, S., Rodriguez-Diaz, R. & Caicedo, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Diabetologia. 61, 1, p. 182-192 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 22 Scopus citations