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Rui Curi

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Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul (UNICSUL). Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Rui Curi is Bachelor in Pharmacy and Biochemistry from the State University of Maringá (1980), a Master (1982), and a Ph.D. (1984) in Human Physiology at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo. Rui Curi was a full professor at the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Universidade de São Paulo. He works on intermediary metabolism and metabolism and function of leukocytes. He investigates glutamine and fatty acids' metabolism and the control by insulin, diets, and physical exercise. He supervised 25 master's degree dissertations, 53 doctoral theses, and 17 post-doctors. Rui Curi was head of the Department, Director of ICB-USP, and Undergraduate Studies Provost Adviser. He was an Adjunct Distinguished Research Fellow of the School of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University (Australia). He was a recipient of the Comenda of the Pharmacy Federal Council and Fellow of Guggenheim Foundation (USA). He received recognition from Curtin University as an Excellent and Active Visiting Fellow and Honoris Causa Doctor from the Maringá State University. One of the 100,000 Most Influential Scientists, according to PLOS One 2020. TOP 6,000 scientists of the world according to the AD Scientific Index 2022. He is a member of Sao Paulo Sciences Academy and the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. Rui Curi has 38,451 citations, H Index 96, and i10 Index 534 (Google Scholar, 19.03.2023). He is currently Director of the Nucleus of Production of Immunobiologicals of the Bioindustrial Center of the Butantan Institute, and Full Professor of the Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Program in Health Sciences (Medicine I) at the Cruzeiro do Sul University. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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Well-regulated insulin and glucose 
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