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Adriano Tavares

Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Adriano Tavares

Adriano Tavares, MD, ObGyn, MSc, PhD
Consultant, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization

Graduation in Medicine from the University of São Paulo (USP) - Medical School of Ribeirão Preto (1994). Residency Training Program in ObGyn (1995-1997), Residency Training Program in Human Reproduction (1997-1998) at the Clinical Hospital of Ribeirão Preto - USP. MSc (1999) and PhD (2002) in Women´s Health from the University of São Paulo. Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Laboratory of Reproductive Sciences of Prof. Adashi at the University of Utah (2000-2003). Adjunct Professor in Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Catholic University of Brasília - CUB (2003-2013). Coordinator of the Gynecology Sector of the CUB Medicine Course (2005-2006). Professor and Researcher in the Post Graduation Programs in Gerontology and Genomic Sciences - Biotechnology at CUB (2003-2013). Director of the Post Graduation Program in Gerontology (2008-2013). Adjunct Professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Medical School of the Higher School of Health Sciences - ESCS-FEPECS-GDF since 2011 and professor and researcher in the Post Graduation Program in Health Sciences of the Higher School of Health Sciences - FEPECS -GDF. Coordinator of Women´s Health in the Secretary of Health of the Government of the Federal District (2011-2015). National Consultant on Women´s Health at the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO-WHO) (2015-2016). I am a Consultant at the Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization.

Selected publications

  • Silva Neto LS, Karnikowiski MG, Tavares AB, Lima RM. Association between sarcopenia, sarcopenic obesity, muscle strength and quality of life variables in elderly women. Rev Bras Fisioter. 2012 Sep-Oct;16(5):360-7.
  • Carvalho AA, Gomes L, Tavares AB. [Smoking in elderly in Brazilian homes for the aged]. Acta Med Port. 2010 Mar-Apr;23(2):167-72.
  • Corrêa FJ, Tavares AB, Pereira RW, Abrão MS. A new FOXL2 gene mutation in a woman with premature ovarian failure and sporadic blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus inversus syndrome. Fertil Steril. 2010 Feb;93(3):1006.e3-6. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.08.034.
  • Chamoun D, Choi D, Tavares AB, Udoff LC, Levitas E, Resnick CE, Rosenfeld RG, Adashi EY. Regulation of granulosa cell-derived insulin-like growth factor binding proteins (IGFBPs): role for protein kinase-C in the pre- and posttranslational modulation of IGFBP-4 and IGFBP-5. Biol Reprod. 2002 Sep;67(3):1003-12.
  • Hourvitz A, Kuwahara A, Hennebold JD, Tavares AB, Negishi H, Lee TH, Erickson GF, Adashi EY. The regulated expression of the pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A in the rodent ovary: a proposed role in the development of dominant follicles and of corpora lutea. Endocrinology. 2002 May;143(5):1833-44.
  • Tavares AB, Adashi EY. Differential screening technology in the service of ovarian biology. Rev Endocr Metab Disord. 2002 Jan;3(1):13-8.
  • Tavares AB, Esplin MS, Adashi EY. Differential hybridization and other strategies to identify novel ovarian genes. Semin Reprod Med. 2001 Jun;19(2):167-73.
  • Palter SF, Tavares AB, Hourvitz A, Veldhuis JD, Adashi EY. Are estrogens of import to primate/human ovarian folliculogenesis? Endocr Rev. 2001 Jun;22(3):389-424.