Silvania da Silva Teixeira, PhD

Assistant Professor

12801 E. 17th Ave., M8106Silvania_Teixeira
Aurora, CO, 80045

Work Phone: 303-724-0616


  • 2010     PhD, Human Physiology, University of São Paulo, São Paulo
  • 2005     BS, Biology, São Paulo State University Júlio de Mesquita Filho, Botucatu, São Paulo

Post-Doctoral Training:

  • 09/2020 - 03/2021      Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado
  • 08/2020                      Postdoctoral Fellow, Houston Methodist Research Institution, Houston,
  • 02/2015 - 07/2020      Postdoctoral Fellow, University of São Paulo, São Paulo

Research Interests: 

Investigating the role of thyroid hormones and their metabolites and their impact on human health and disease development.

Current Grants:

Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Pilot and Feasibility Award
da Silva Teixeira, Silvania (PI)

The role of Type III Deiodinase (DIO3) on β-cell function

L’Oreal USA For Women in Science:  Use of 3.3'-T2 and metformin co-treatment for late-stage Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)
da Silva Teixeira, Silvania (PI)

NIH CTSA/KL2, NIH CTSA/KL2:  The role of thyroid hormone metabolites on improving recovery from myocardial infarction
da Silva Teixeira, Silvania (PI)