Luísa Perin

Luisa Perin


Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Tel: +553134097523





Network Associate


Research Keywords: 

Leishmaniasis, Animal models, Clinical trials, Vaccines



Graduated in Pharmacy in 2013, Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Therapeutics, Vaccine, Diagnosis and Prognosis of Diseases) in 2015 and PhD in Biological Sciences (Protozoan Immunobiology) in 2019. She works mainly in the following subjects: experimental chemotherapy and immunopathology of Chagas disease and Leishmaniasis; pharmacokinetics and drug toxicology. 


Related Websites: 

Federal University of Minas Gerais

Post-Graduate Programme in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine


Key Publications:

Perin, L., Da Silva, R.M., Da Silva Fonseca, K., De Oliveira Cardoso, J.M., Mathias, F.A.S., Reis, L.E.S., Molina, I., Correa-Oliveira, R., De Abreu Vieira, P.M., Carneiroa, C.M., 2017. Pharmacokinetics and tissue distribution of benznidazole after oral administration in mice. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 61.

Molina, I., Salvador, F., Sánchez-Montalvá, A., Artaza, M.A., Moreno, R., Perin, L., Esquisabel, A., Pinto, L., Pedrazc, J.L., 2017. Pharmacokinetics of benznidazole in healthy volunteers and implications in future clinical trials. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 61. 

Soyer, T.G., Mendonça, D.V.C., Tavares, G.S. V, Lage, D.P., Dias, D.S., Ribeiro, P.A.F., Perin, L., Ludolf, F., Coelho, V.T.S., Ferreira, A.C.G., Neves, P.H.A.S., Matos, G.F., Chávez-Fumagalli, M.A., Coimbra, E.S., Pereira, G.R., Coelho, E.A.F., Antinarelli, L.M.R., 2019. Evaluation of the in vitro and in vivo antileishmanial activity of a chloroquinolin derivative against Leishmania species capable of causing tegumentary and visceral leishmaniasis. Exp. Parasitol. 199, 30–37.