Mafalda Cavalheiro

Research Topics

  • Mechanisms of antifungal drug resistance in Candida glabrata
  • Mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions
  • Transcriptomics

Selected Publications

Papers in International Journals

Cavalheiro, M., Costa, C., Silva-Dias, A., Miranda, I.M., Wang, C., Pais, P., Pinto, S.N., Mil-Homens, D., Sato-Okamoto, M., Takahashi-Nakaguchi, A., Silva, R.M., Mira, N.P., Fialho, A.M., Chibana, H., Rodrigues, A.G., Butler, G., Teixeira, M.C., “Unveiling the mechanisms of in vitro evolution towards fluconazole resistance of a Candida glabrata clinical isolate: a transcriptomics approach”, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 63:e00995-18, 2019.

Cavalheiro, M., Pais, P., Galocha, M., Teixeira, M.C., “Host-pathogen interactions mediated by MDR transporters in fungi: as pleiotropic as it gets!”, Genes, 9:332, 2018.

Cavalheiro, M., Teixeira, M.C., “Candida biofilms: threats, challenges and promising strategies", Frontiers in Medicine, 5:28, 2018.

Romão, D.*, Cavalheiro, M.*, Mil-Homens, D., Santos, R., Pais, P., Costa, C., Takahashi-Nakaguchi, A., Fialho, A.M., Hiroji Chibana, H.**, Teixeira, M.C.**, “A new determinant of Candida glabrata virulence: the acetate exporter CgDtr1", Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 7: 473, 2017.

Pais, P., Costa, C., Cavalheiro, M., Romão, D., Teixeira, M.C., “Transcriptional control of drug resistance, virulence and immune system evasion in pathogenic fungi: a cross-species comparison", Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 6: 131, 2016.

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