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Prof. Marise Lazaretti-Castro, Endocrinologia, Academic Excellence Paper Award

Professor at UNIFESP, Brazil


Dr. Marise Lazaretti-Castro is an esteemed Adjunct Professor of Endocrinology at UNIFESP, leading research in osteometabolic diseases and providing clinical expertise in bone fragility disorders. With a prolific academic career, she has mentored numerous students, contributed extensively to scientific literature, and held significant leadership roles in national and international endocrinology and osteoporosis organizations.

Professional Profile:


  • Free Docency in Endocrinology: Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), Brazil.

🏢 Professional Experience:

Dr. Marise Lazaretti-Castro is an Adjunct Professor of Endocrinology at the Escola Paulista de Medicina, Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), Brazil. She heads the Osteometabolic Diseases Research Unit and is an experienced clinical endocrinologist specializing in the treatment of osteoporosis, parathyroid diseases, and other conditions related to bone fragility. Throughout her career, Dr. Lazaretti-Castro has mentored over 20 PhD graduates and 30 Master’s graduates. She served as the Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Endocrinology and Metabolism at UNIFESP for seven years. Additionally, she has authored around 200 articles and numerous book chapters.

Dr. Lazaretti-Castro is a former president of the Brazilian Association for Bone Assessment, Osteoporosis, and Osteometabolism (ABRASSO) and was the President of the 35th Brazilian Congress of Endocrinology and Metabolism of the Brazilian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (SBEM) held in São Paulo in 2022. She currently participates in the Scientific Committees of both ABRASSO and SBEM and represents Latin America on the Ex-Officio Council of the International Osteoporosis Foundation.

Research Interests:

  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid diseases
  • Bone fragility conditions
  • Osteometabolic diseases

Top Noted Publication:

Thyrotropin-releasing hormone and the thyroid hormone feedback mechanism

  • Authors: MI Chiamolera, FE Wondisford
  • Journal: Endocrinology
  • Volume: 150, Issue: 3, Pages: 1091-1096
  • Year: 2009
  • Citations: 431

Hypothalamus‐pituitary‐thyroid axis

  • Authors: TM Ortiga‐Carvalho, MI Chiamolera, CC Pazos‐Moura, FE Wondisford
  • Journal: Comprehensive Physiology
  • Volume: 6, Issue: 3, Pages: 1387-1428
  • Year: 2011
  • Citations: 418

Adult exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) in Wistar rats reduces sperm quality with disruption of the hypothalamic–pituitary–testicular axis

  • Authors: P Wisniewski, RM Romano, MML Kizys, KC Oliveira, T Kasamatsu, …
  • Journal: Toxicology
  • Volume: 329, Pages: 1-9
  • Year: 2015
  • Citations: 265

Daily exposure to silver nanoparticles during prepubertal development decreases adult sperm and reproductive parameters

  • Authors: FT Mathias, RM Romano, MML Kizys, T Kasamatsu, G Giannocco, …
  • Journal: Nanotoxicology
  • Volume: 9, Issue: 1, Pages: 64-70
  • Year: 2015
  • Citations: 94

Perinatal exposure to glyphosate-based herbicide alters the thyrotrophic axis and causes thyroid hormone homeostasis imbalance in male rats

  • Authors: JS de Souza, MML Kizys, RR da Conceição, G Glebocki, RM Romano, …
  • Journal: Toxicology
  • Volume: 377, Pages: 25-37
  • Year: 2017
  • Citations: 87



Marise Lazaretti-Castro | Endocrinologia | Academic Excellence Paper Award

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