Faculty & Staff at TUC

Teresita  Menini

Teresita Menini

College: COM

Department: Clinical Education

Title: Full Professor/Assistant Dean for Clinical Faculty Development

Phone: (707) 638-5435

Fax: (707) 638-5430

E-Mail: teresita.menini@tu.edu

Office: Administration & Faculty 1, Rm. 234

Institution Degree Field of Study Obtained
School of Medicine, University of Montevideo, Uruguay Medical Technologist Clinical Pathology 1976
School of Medicine, University of Montevideo, Uruguay Specialist in Clinical Pathology Clinical Pathology 1989
Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France MS Biochemistry 1992
       
School of Medicine, University of Montevideo, Uruguay M.D. Medicine 1983

Fall Semester 

- Medical Neuroscience – Course Director 
- Medical Spanish Level I – Course Director (Elective Course)Read more 
- Medical Spanish Level II – Course Director (Elective Course) 
- Histology Lab – Participating Faculty Member 
- PCS, EkG Lab – Participating Faculty Member 

Spring Semester 

- Medical Neuroscience – Course Director 
- Medical Spanish Level I – Course Director (Elective Course) 
- ICM Lab, - Participating Faculty Member 

- Effects of OMM on psychological stress. 
- Circulating heat shock proteins and psychological stress. 
- Modulation of hsp70 induction and transport in R6/2 transgenic mouse model of Huntington's disease.

Intramural Grants 

• Interaction between advanced glycation end-products of proteins and macrophages. 
Touro University. -1999 Co-PI. 

• Circulating heat shock proteins and psychological stress. 
Touro University – 2004 PI 

Articles published in peered reviewed journals 

Menini, T., Gugliucci, A. and Stahl, A.J.C. (1992) Polyclonal immunoglobulin M: location of glycation sites. Clin Chim Acta 213, 23-35. 

Menini, T., Gugliucci, A., Sodahlon, Y.K., Stahl, A.J.C., Blickle, J.F. and Brogrard, J.M. (1993) Glycated immunoglobulin M in diabetic patients. Ann Biol Clin 51, 887-891. 

• Gugliucci, A., Menini, T. and Stahl, A.J.C. (1994) Susceptibility to copper-enhanced autoxidation of VLDL+LDL fractions from diabetic patients. Biochem Mol Biol Int 32, 139-147. 

• Gugliucci, A., Menini, T. and Stahl, A.J.C. (1994) Glycation of fibrinogen in diabetic patients: a practical colorimetric assay. Glycosylation and Disease 1, 177-184. 

• Gugliucci A, Menini T (1998). Circulating Advanced Glycation Peptides In Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats: Evidence For Preferential Modification Of IgG Light Chains. Life Sci 62, 2141-2150. 

• Gugliucci A and Menini T: Three different pathways for human LDL oxidation are inhibited in vitro by water extracts of the medicinal herb Achyrocline satureoides. Life Sci. 2002 71, 693-705. 

• Gugliucci A and Menini T: The botanical extracts of Achyrocline satureoides and Ilex paraguariensis prevent methylglyoxal-induced inhibition of plasminogen and antithrombin III. Life Sci. 2002, 72/3 279-292. 

• Gugliucci A and Menini T: The polyamines spermine and spermidine protect proteins from structural and functional damage by AGE precursors: a new role for old molecules? Life Sci, 2003, 72: 2603-2616 

• N. Bracesco, MSc, M. Dell, A. Rocha, S. Behtash, T. Menini, A. Gugliucci, and E. Nunes. Antioxidant Activity Of a Botanical Extract Preparation Of Ilex Paraguariensis: Prevention Of DNA Double Strand Breaks In Saccharomyces Cerevisiae And Human Low Density Lipoprotein Oxidation. J Alt Com Med., 2003 (3):379-87. 

• M. Bixby, L. Spieler, T. Menini, A. Gugliucci. Ilex paraguariensis extracts are potent inhibitors of nitrosative stress: A comparative study with green tea and wines using a protein nitration model and mammalian cell cytotoxicity. Life Sci, 2005, 3; 77: 345-58. 

1995 Ralph D. Lillie Award 
1995 Second excellence award for a poster presentation 

Last Updated: 3/15/16