Vanessa Gris

Graduate Student

Center for Human Evolution Modeling Research


  • Anesthesia and analgesia of domestic and nondomestic species, especially reptiles and non-human primates
  • Pharmacology of anesthetic drugs
  • Evolution of nociception 
  • Conservation Medicine


  • PhD student at Kyoto University 
  • MSc., University of São Paulo
  • Medical Residency - Anesthesiology, Federal University of Paraná
  • DVM - Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Paraná

Selected Publications

Google scholar 

Miyabe-Nishiwaki T, Gris VN, Muta K, Nishimura R, Mills DS. Primate veterinarians' knowledge and attitudes regarding pain in macaques. Journal of Medical Primatology. 2021, 50(5):259-269

Ferraro MA, Molina CV, Gris VN, Kierulff MCM, Bueno M, Cortopassi SRG. Early reversal of ketamine/dexmedetomidine chemical immobilization by atipamezole in golden-headed lion tamarins (Leontopithecus chrysomelas). Journal of Medical Primatology. 2019, 48(6):351-356

Galante R, Muniz JAPC, Castro PHG, Gris VN, Carvalho EM, Amora JR DS, Vilani RGD’OC. Continuous infusion of propofol or intermittent bolus of tiletamine-zolazepam in squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus). Journal of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 2014, 41(5):506-515

Galante R, Muniz JAPC, Castro PHG, Amora JR DS, Gris VN, Carvalho EM, Vilani RGD’OC. Continuous infusion of propofol or intermittent bolus of tiletamine-zolazepam in feline night monkeys (Aotus infulatus).  Journal of Medical Primatology, 2014, 43(1):22-30

Silva JG, Soley BS, Gris V, Pires ARA, Caderia SMSC, Eler GJ, Hermoso APM, Brachts A, Dalsenter PR, Acco A. Effects of the Crotalus durissus terrificus Snake Venom on Hepatic Metabolism and Oxidative Stress. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology. 2011, 24(3):195 -203


Center for Human Evolution Modeling Research

Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University
41-2 Kanrin, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan, 484-8506