Carlos Jesus, PhD student in our lab, received the best presentation award with the oral communication entitled: "Urinary extracellular vesicles as a tool for Regenerative Medicine" in the III National Congress of Biomedical Laboratory Sciences. The congress took place in Escola Superior de Tecnologia da Saúde de Lisboa from 25th to 27th of October.
Emanuel Quartin received the Crioestaminal-SPCE-TC award in regenerative medicine. This award was attributed in the last SPCE-TC conference in Lisbon and distinguishes the best publication in the field of regenerative medicine published between 2016 and 2017. Emanuel Quartin and Carlos Boto, former PhD students in our group, are co-authors of this paper published in Nature [...]
Rita Sá Ferreira was awarded with a Fullbright scholarship. The Fulbright Award Ceremony for 2019/2020 was hosted by the U.S. Ambassador George E. Glass and attended by the Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education Manuel Heitor.
Our group has been represented by Arnab, Catarina, Miguel, Susana and Vítor in CRS Annual Meeting in Valencia. They presented different works about light triggerable technologies for controlled release of proteins and small molecules and about controlled release and in vivo imaging of small extracellular vesicles.
Luís Monteiro and Lino Ferreira wrote a short article about the cardiovascular system and exercise. The article was published in Diário de Coimbra and resulted from the colaboration between CNC, European network FOIE GRAS, the Program Erasmus+ and Federação Académica de Desporto Universitário under the scope of European Universities Games 2018 that took place in [...]
Researchers from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Coimbra and researchers from UC-Biotech and biotechnology companies from Biocant Park gathered on the 22nd of March to share the main strategic lines and the vision of these institutions in order to strengthen their relationship and promote future partnerships.
Miguel Lino has received the best poster award with the poster entitled "Spatio-temporal controlled delivery of miRNAs for modulation of cell activity" at the 10th International Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Stem Cells and Cell Therapies, held in Covilhã from the 12th to the 14th of October.
Lino Ferreira talked about the CardioStem project, which is focused on the development of new cell therapies and in vitro cardiac tissue to study new drugs for cardiac repair. http://www.90segundosdeciencia.pt/episodes/ep-191 Patrícia Pitrez talked abou her project, focused on the study of Progeria, particularly on the vulnerability of smooth muscle cells in this disease. http://www.90segundosdeciencia.pt/episodes/ep-82
Miguel Lino, PhD student from the doctoral program in Biosciences of the University of Coimbra, defended his PhD on the 20th of June. His thesis was entitled: "Light-triggerable nanomaterials for the delivery of biomolecules"
High-throughput identification of small molecules that affect human embryonic vascular development Link: http://www.pnas.org/content/114/15/E3022.short