Research Grants


Project Funding Body
Coupling neurosciences and artificial intelligence to potentiate pharmacological actions of tibolone over neuroglobin signalling in traumatic brain injury (2022 - 2024) Frontiers for the Future Programme - Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Ulysses 2020: Novel biomarkers of interplay between neuroglobin and neuroinflammation in Parkinson's disease. PI- George E. Barreto (2021-2022) Irish Research Council (IRC) / Health Research Board (HRB)
Motherhood and brain aging: the effects of hormone therapy, immune and metabolic challenges later in life. Liisa Galea, PI – University of British Columbia (Canada). George E. Barreto, Co-Inv (2020-2024) CIHR (Canadian Institute for Health Research)
The impact of sex and age on glial function in the injured brain. PI - M. Angeles Arevalo (Spain). George E. Barreto, Co-Inv (2021-2025) Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación (Spain)
Virtual screening of novel drugs based on tibolone’s α and β metabolites for targeting cellular proliferation of cancer cells. PI- George E. Barreto (2020-2021) ULCaN - Health Research Institute / University of Limerick
Epigenetic mechanisms involved in the effect of tibolone in human astrocytes treated with palmitic acid. PI- George E. Barreto (2018-2022) Colciencias



Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)

Irish Research Council (IRC)

International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)

International Society for Neurochemistry (ISN)

Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Plan Nacional, Spain

Capes - Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior

CNPq - Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico