Joana Almaca

Research Assistant Professor

  • 539 Citations

Research output per year

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  • Research Output

    • 539 Citations
    • 18 Article
    • 1 Comment/debate
    • 1 Review article

    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., 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

  • 3 Scopus citations

    The Pericyte of the Pancreatic Islet Regulates Capillary Diameter and Local Blood Flow

    Almaca, J., Weitz, J., Rodriguez Diaz, R., Pereira, E. & Caicedo-Vierkant, D. A., Mar 6 2018, In : Cell Metabolism. 27, 3, p. 630-644.e4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 17 Scopus citations

    Confocal imaging of neuropeptide Y-pHluorin: A technique to visualize insulin granule exocytosis in intact murine and human islets

    Makhmutova, M., Liang, T., Gaisano, H., Caicedo-Vierkant, D. A. & Almaca, J., Sep 13 2017, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2017, 127, e56089.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 4 Scopus citations

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

    Weitz, J. R., Makhmutova, M., Almaca, J., Stertmann, J., Aamodt, K., Brissova, M., Speier, S., Rodriguez Diaz, R. & Caicedo-Vierkant, D. A., Sep 7 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Diabetologia. p. 1-11 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 16 Scopus citations
  • 5 Scopus citations