P. Nuno Palma

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This study aimed at evaluating the effects of eslicarbazepine, carbamazepine (CBZ), oxcarbazepine (OXC) and lacosamide (LCM) on the fast and slow inactivated states of voltage-gated sodium channels (VGSC). The anti-epileptiform activity was evaluated in mouse isolated hippocampal slices. The anticonvulsant effects were evaluated in MES and the 6-Hz(More)
This article describes the method and results of our participation in the Critical Assessment of PRediction of Interactions (CAPRI) experiment, using the protein docking program BiGGER (Bimolecular complex Generation with Global Evaluation and Ranking) (Palma et al., Proteins 2000;39:372-384). Of five target complexes (CAPRI targets 2, 4, 5, 6, and 7), only(More)
Alchemical free energy simulations are amongst the most accurate techniques for the computation of the free energy changes associated with noncovalent protein-ligand interactions. A procedure is presented to estimate the relative binding free energies of several ligands to the same protein target where multiple, low-energy configurational substates might(More)
Eslicarbazepine acetate (ESL) is a once daily antiepileptic drug (AED) approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Health Canada as an adjunctive therapy in adults with partial-onset seizures (POS). In humans and in relevant animal laboratory species, ESL undergoes extensive first pass hydrolysis to its major(More)
  • Luis A Bryce Campodonico, Jonathan Parker, Michael Fishman, Arvind Krishnamurthy, Kiminori Matsuyama, Larry Christiano +7 others
  • 2012
Adverse selection in the financing of innovation limits the rate of technological progress and slows down economic growth. To formalize this fact, I develop a model of Schumpeterian Growth wherein outside investors cannot screen entrepreneurs from a crowd of non-entrepreneurial imitators. Therein, I study the design of optimal policy and the effects of(More)
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