Prof. Cintia Fridman

Prof. Cintia Fridman

Department of Legal Medicine, Ethics and Occupational Health Medical School

University of São Paulo, Brazil




1999 Ph.D., University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Genetics

1995 M.Sc., University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Genetics

1991 B.Sc., University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Biology

Publications (selected)

  1. Cardena MMSG, Ribeiro-dos-Santos Aˆ , Santos S, Mansur AJ, Pereira AC, FRIDMAN C. Assessment of the Relationship between Self-Declared Ethnicity, Mitochondrial Haplogroups and Genomic Ancestry in Brazilian Individuals. PLoS ONE 8(4): e62005, 2013.
  2. Cardena MMSG, Mansur AJ, Pereira AC, FRIDMAN C. A new duplication in the mitochondrially encoded tRNA proline gene in a patient with dilated cardiomyopathy. Mitochondrial DNA 24(1): 46-49, 2013.
  3. Prieto L, Zimmermann B, Goios A, Rodriguez-Monge A, Paneto GG, Alves C, Alonso A, Fridman C, Cardoso S, Lima G, Anjos MJ, Whittle MR, Montesino M, Cicarelli RM, Rocha AM, Albarrán C, de Pancorbo MM, Pinheiro MF, Carvalho M, Sumita DR, Parson W. The GHEP-EMPOP collaboration on mtDNA population data-A new resource for forensic casework. Forensic Sci Int Genet. 5 (2011): 146-151.
  4. Piantino CB, Canavez JMS, Bellodi-Privato M, Srougi M, Camara-Lopes LH, Gonçalves FT, FRIDMAN C, Gattás GJF, Leite KR. Establishment and characterization of three primary human prostate cancer cell lines, PcBra1, PcBra2 and PcBra3. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 46:123-130, 2010.
  5. Piantino CB, Sousa-Canavez JM, Srougi V, Salvadori F, Kato R, Ayres PP, Srougi M, Camara-Lopes LH, Gattás GJ, Fridman C, de Toledo F, Santana I, Leite KR. Establishment and characterization of human bladder cancer cell lines BexBra1, BexBra2, and BexBra4. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim 46:131-139, 2010.
  6. PEM Guimarães, C Fridman, SP Gregório, ÉM Kalil, AF Cristante, WGJ Teixeira, CJ Rodrigues, MCR Costa, WF Gattaz, TEP Barros, PSL Oliveira, E Dias-Neto. DNA polymorphisms as tools for spinal cord injury research. Spinal Cord, 47:171-175, 2009.
  7. Chaib E, Fridman C, Massad E. Potential effect of using ABO-compatible living-donor liver transplantation. Transplant Proc. 41(9):3775-8, 2009.
  8. FRIDMAN C, dos Santos PCC, Kohler P, Figaro-Garcia C, Lopez LF, Massad E, Gattás GJF. Genetic Profile of 15 STR Markers in a Brazilian Population. Forensic Sci Int: Genetics 2: e1-e4, 2008. Errata: Forensic Science International: Genetics 2 (2008) 382.
  9. Valente KD, Koiffmann CP, Fridman C, Varela M, Kok F, Andrade JQ, Grossmann RM, Marques-Dias MJ. Epilepsy in patients with angelman syndrome caused by deletion of the chromosome 15q11-13. Arch Neurol. 63(1):122-8, 2006.
  10. Valente KD, Freitas A, Fridman C, Varela M, Silva AE, Fett AC, Koiffmann CP. Inv dup (15): Is the electroclinical phenotype helpful for this challenging clinical diagnosis? Clin Neurophysiol. 117: 803-809, 2006.
  11. Gattás GJF, Figaro-Garcia C, FRIDMAN C, Neumann MM, Lopez LF, Barini AS, Souza APH, Boccia TMQR, Kohler P, Battistella LR, Wen CL, Massad E. Projeto Caminho de Volta: A Brazilian DNA program for missing kids. ICS 1288: 604-606, 2006.
  12. Valente KD, Fridman C, Varela MC, Koiffmann CP, Andrade JQ, Grossmann RM, Kok F, Marques-Dias MJ. Angelman syndrome: uniparental paternal disomy 15 determines mild epilepsy, but has no influence on EEG patterns. Epilepsy Research 67(3): 163-168, 2005.
  13. Ojopi EPB, Gregório SP, Guimarães PEM, FRIDMAN C, Dias Neto E. O genoma humano e as perspectivas para o estudo da esquizofrenia. Rev Psiq Clin 31 (1): 9-18, 2004.
  14. FRIDMAN C, Ojopi EPB, Gregorio SP, Ikenaga EH, Guimarães PEM, Vallada HP, Gattaz WF, Dias-Neto E. Association of a new polymorphism in 12-LOX gene with bipolar disorder. Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 253:40-43, 2003.
  15. FRIDMAN C, Hosomi N, Varela MC, Souza AH, Fukai K, Koiffmann CP. Angelman syndrome associated with OCA2 due to an intragenic deletion of the P gene. Am J Med Genet 119A: 180-183, 2003.
  16. Valente KD, Andrade JQ, Grossmann RM, Kok F, FRIDMAN C, Koiffmann CP, Marques-Dias MJ. Angelman syndrome: difficulties in EEG pattern recognition and possible misinterpretations. Epilepsia 44: 1051-1063, 2003.
  17. Estécio MRH, Fett-Conte AC, Varella-Garcia M, FRIDMAN C, Silva AE. Molecular and cytogenetic analyses on Brazilian youths with pervasive developmental disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 32: 35-41, 2002.
  18. Varela,MC, FRIDMAN C, Koiffmann CP. Diagnosis of patients with Prader-Willi and Angelman Syndromes: the importance of an overall investigation. Genetics and Molecular Biology 25, 1: 7-12, 2002.
  19. FRIDMAN C, Varela MC, Valente K, Marques-Dias MJ, Koiffmann CP. Phenotypic and behavioral variability within Angelman syndrome group with UPD. Genetics and Molecular Biology 25, 2: 127-130, 2002 .
  20. FRIDMAN C, Varela MC, Kok F, Setian N, Koiffmann CP. Prader-Willi syndrome: genetic tests and clinical findings. Genetic Testing 4: 387-392, 2000.
  21. FRIDMAN C, Koiffmann CP. Origin of Uniparental Disomy 15 in Patients with Prader-Willi or Angelman syndrome. Am J Med Genet 94: 249-253, 2000.
  22. FRIDMAN C, Varela MC, Kok F, Diament A, Koiffmann CP. Paternal UPD15: further genetic and clinical studies in four Angelman syndrome patients. Am J Med Genet 92: 322-327, 2000.
  23. FRIDMAN C, Santos M, Ferrari I, Koiffmann CP. A further Angelman syndrome patient with UPD15 due to paternal meiosis II nondisjunction. Clin Genet 57: 86-87, 2000.
  24. FRIDMAN C, Koiffmann CP. Genomic Imprinting: genetic mechanisms and phenotypic consequences in Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes. Genetics and Molecular Biology 23: 715-724, 2000.
  25. Schwartzman JS, Zatz M, Vasquez LR, Gomes RR, Koiffmann CP, FRIDMAN C, Otto PG. Rett syndrome in a boy with a 47,XXY karyotype. Am J Hum Genet 64: 1781-1785, 1999.

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