Detalhes Local: Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra, Sub-Unidade 3, Pólo III Data: 25-03-2017 Organização: FMUC e Reitoria da UC Moderadores: João Ramalho Santos (CNC), Francisco Ambrósio (IBILI), Miguel Castelo Branco (ICNAS), João Malva (coordenador ERA Chair), Henrique Girão (FMUC), Carlos Faro (UC-Biotech) Programa 14:30-15:00 – Apresentação do plano de trabalho do [...]
Catarina Praça de Almeida has defended her PhD thesis in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine - Biotechnology and Health in February 14th 2017. Catarina's thesis was entitled: "Brain-Like Endothelial Cells Derived from Stem Cells to Study BBB Development and Targeting".
Lino Ferreira is the Era Chair holder of a new program in ageing at the Faculty of Medicine of University of Coimbra. He will develop a research, training and translational program in the area of Cellular and Molecular Biology of Ageing. The ERA@UC 2.5 M€ project funded by Widespread 2014-ERA Chairs will start in November [...]
Michela Comune defended her PhD thesis in September 22th 2016. Michela’s thesis was entitled “Wound healing and pro-angiogenic properties of LL37-conjugated nanoparticles”.
Pedro Gouveia from the Experimental Biology and Biomedicine PhD program of CNC (Univeristy of Coimbra) and Patricia Pitrez from MIT Portugal Program (Univeristy of Minho) defended their PhD thesis last June, 2016. Pedro's thesis was entitled "Cardiac Tissue Constructs for Drug Screening". Patricia's thesis was entitled "Bioengineering Platforms to Modulate the Activity of Smooth Muscle [...]
The best poster prize (for biocompatible antimicrobial peptide conjugated gold nanoparticles with antimicrobial efficacy in a systemic infection model) in “III Simpósio de Nanociência e Nanotecnologia Biomédica-Nano2016.pt”, held on April 15th, 2016 at Lisbon, has been awarded to our group member Dr. Akhilesh Rai. Nano2016.pt gathered scientists, which are interested in nanotechnology and nanoscience fields, from all [...]
Our group was recently funded by Portugal2020 to develop new therapies for stroke. The project has the contribution of two Hospitals in the Center Region of Portugal (Hospital Rovisco Pais and Hospital da Universidade de Coimbra) and a company (Crioestaminal). Stroke is the second cause of mortality in the world, and patients that survive to [...]
The night of September 25th the Biomaterials and Stem Cell-Based Therapeutics Group will also participate in the Researchers' night with activities about stem cells and biomaterials. The comic book "Uma Aventura Estaminal" will be distribute to the public. You can find the book, both in a Portuguese and in English online flipbook format here. For more information [...]
Sezin Aday is awarded a registration and accommodation grant for prestigious Gordon Research Seminar on Angiogenesis.
A registration and accommodation grant has been awarded to Sezin to attend to Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Angiogenesis to be held in Newport, RI, USA, on August 1-7, 2015. The Gordon Research Seminars and Conferences provide a prestigious international forum for the presentation and discussion of frontier research in the biological, chemical, [...]