Mobile menu

Alliance Française contre les Maladies Parasitaires


Project Title : "Study of in vitro susceptibility to benznidazole and to a novel anti chagas agent, JN034, of Trypanosoma cruzi strains belonging to different Discrete Typing Units : meta-analysis and preliminary anti chagas profile"

Project PI : Simone Frédérique Brenière

Lab : Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD), UMR INTERTRYP IRD-CIRAD, University of Montpellier, Montpellier, France

Thesis defense : 21/07/2021 thesesfr

In 2C 128px R  RG square green


  • 2014-2015: Master of Science in Animal bioscience, The University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 2007-2013: Bachelor Degree in Veterinary Medicine, Universidad de Las Américas, Ecuator


  • Teacher at Universidad de las Americas in Quito (cell and molecular biology to 1st year veterinary students)


Vela, A., Coral-Almeida, M., Sereno, D., Costales, J.A., Barnabé, C., Brenière, S.F., (2021). In vitro susceptibility of Trypanosoma cruzi discrete typing units (DTUs) to benznidazole: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS Negl Trop Dis [3.9] 15, e0009269. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009269

Telleria, J., Vela, A., Costales, J.A., (2020). Nuevos medicamentos para combatir la enfermedad de Chagas. Revista Nuestra Ciencia 22, 3–6.

Revollo, S., Oury, B., Vela, A., Tibayrenc, M., Sereno, D., (2019). In Vitro Benznidazole and Nifurtimox Susceptibility Profile of Trypanosoma cruzi Strains Belonging to Discrete Typing Units TcI, TcII, and TcV. Pathogens [3.4] 8, 197. doi: 10.3390/pathogens8040197