Center of Neurosciences and Peptides Biology


R+D Projects from the last 5 years



DO2I1024  (2003-2006). Productos terapéuticos para disfunción eréctil e insuficiencia cardiaca a partir del veneno purificado de Latrodectus mactans de Chile. (Therapeutic products for erectile dysfunction and cardiac insufficiency from the purified venom of Chilean Latrodectus mactans). Principal researcher: Fernando Romero


DO5I10416 (2006-2009). (Principio biofarmaceutico con propiedad espermicida, obtenido de Latrodectus mactans. Bio-pharmaceutical principle with spermicidal properties, obtained from Latrodectus mactans). Principal researcher: Fernando Romero


DIUFRO 120242 (2002-2003). Efecto de neurotoxinas la Latrodectus mactans de Chile sobre la función electrofisiológica del espermatozoide humano. (Effect of neurotoxins from Chilean Latrodectus mactans on the electro-physiological function of human spermatozoa). Principal researcher: Fernando Romero


D07I1113 (2007-2010). Desarrollo de productos terapéuticos para tratamiento de la hipertensión arterial a partir de especies herbáceas de la flora chilena. (Development of therapeutical products for the treatment of arterial hypertension from herbaceous species of the Chilean flora). Principal researcher: Raúl Salvatici.


Synthesis and study of peptides and analogs mainly involved in renin-angiotensin and the calicrein-cinin system. Principal researcher: Dr. Antonio Miranda