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Forum – Envelhecimento: área estratégica de investigação na Universidade de Coimbra

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-22T04:53:03+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Era Chair|Comments Off on Forum – Envelhecimento: área estratégica de investigação na Universidade de Coimbra

Congratulations to Catarina Praça de Almeida

  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".

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 February 25th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Era Chair

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 November 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Congratulations to Pedro and Patricia for their PhD!!!

  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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:56:15+00:00 June 15th, 2016|Publications|0 Comments

Dr. Akhilesh Rai has received the Best Poster Award at the Nano2016.pt Symposium!!!

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:56:23+00:00 April 20th, 2016|Publications|0 Comments

Project funded in translational science

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 October 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Come to enjoy the Researchers’ Night 2015 with us!

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Public Outreach|0 Comments

Today, September 16th, our Postdoc Luis Estronca will present the High-troughput facility placed at UC-Biotech. The seminar will be held at 5 pm in the IBILI, Coimbra.

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 September 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments

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, [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 July 7th, 2015|News|0 Comments