Prof. Pedro F. Oliveira

Professional Experience

2016 – now: Principal Researcher – Reproductive Biology

2014 – 2016: Invited Researcher – Endocrinology and Reproduction

2010 – 2014: Assistant Researcher – Endocrinology and Reproduction

2004 – 2010: Post-doctorate – Reproductive Biology

Expertise and Research Interests

  • Male Reproductive Biology
  • Andrology
  • Sertoli Cells
  • Sperm Physiology
  • Membrane Transport
  • Endocrinology
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Male Reproductive Biology, Andrology, Sertoli Cell and Sperm Physiology, Membrane Transport Mechanisms, Endocrinology, Metabolic Diseases

Selected Publications

  1. Jarak I*, Almeida SP*, Carvalho RA, Sousa M, Barros A, Alves MG, Oliveira PF (2018) Senescence and declining reproductive potential: insight into molecular mechanisms through testicular metabolomics. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Mol Bas Dis 2018 1864(10):3388-3396. DOI: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2018.07.028. IF= 5.1.(
  1. Oliveira PF, Cheng CY, Alves MG (2017). The emerging role for mTOR in male fertility. Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism. 28(3):165-167. DOI: 10.1016/j.tem.2016.12.004. IF=10.8.(
  1. Alves MG, Oliveira PF (2017) Biochemistry of Andrology. Andrology: Current and Future Developments. Bentham Science Publishers, Sharjah, UAE. ISBN: 978-1-68108-501-2.(
  1. Oliveira PF, Martins AD, Moreira AC, Cheng CY, Alves MG (2015). The Warburg effect revisited – lesson from the Sertoli cell. Medicinal Research Reviews 35(1): 126-51. DOI: 10.1002/med.21325. IF=8.3.(
  1. Rato L, Duarte AI, Tomás AD, Santos MS, Moreira PI, Socorro S, Cavaco JE, Alves MG, Oliveira PF (2014). Pre-diabetes alters testicular PGC1-α/SIRT3 axis modulating mitochondrial bioenergetics and oxidative stress. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta – Bioenergetics. 1837(3): 335–344. DOI: 0.1016/j.bbabio.2013.12.008. IF= 5.4.(